Kanye West Gets 'Gold Digger' Copyright Action Gutted

By David McAfee (August 14, 2014, 6:11 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday threw out most of the claims in a copyright infringement lawsuit alleging rapper Kanye West stole a portion of a 1970s song for his 2005 hit "Gold Digger," saying that distortions of the short samples meant the average audience wouldn't recognize them....

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