Rep. Blackburn of Tennessee..., oh, yes, of course! That's the state that keeps the Internet free by outlawing municipal broadband. Natch. It's important to protect jobs, especially those of the cable lobbyists who feather Representatives' nests.
Seems like everybody... including Hollywood Reporter... really wants to rename Judge Kenney; must be that ever-popular Kennedy name - real star power! But the docs say Kenney, and rubber stamps don't lie.
And regarding the Dickens example... that's the whole point: The fly-by-nighters were illegally selling exact copies of his complete work -- that's what was covered by copyright, and that's why it was illegal. If they were selling a new work in which Ebenezer Scrooge flew the Cratchits to the south of France for a holiday -- even if it were clearly derivative -- that wouldn't have violated copyright.
"How To Speak Australian"... did they suggest substituting "dribble" for "drivel"? Or maybe it was onomatopoeia - the sound of his firm's reputation dribbling into the loo, complete with its down-under drainwater swirling, of course, in a counter-clockwise direction.