#1 Our pirate pal Kim Dotcom is back in the news as a hearing for his extradition to the United States to face charges of copyright infringement, racketeering, and money laundering was held Monday in New Zealand:

Big car, big chair, big black outfit means a grand entrance at court for America’s target. –NZ Herald

#2 Copyright Reform Takes Center Stage in Nashville.  It’s a chance for those who work in the music industry to make sure their voices are heard as members of the House Judiciary Committee come to town to talk copyright and two pieces of legislation close to the heart of those in Nashville, Two pieces of legislation championed in Nashville — the Songwriter Equity Act and the Fair Play Fair Pay Act.