Did you hear the one about Conan O’Brien? He’s accused of purloining jokes from a San Diego man’s Twitter feed and personal blog.
According to a copyright infringement lawsuit recently filed in federal court by a self-described Southern California comic writer named Robert Alexander Kaseberg, a few jokes he published were picked up by the comedian O’Brien, who told them during his monologue on the Conan television show throughout the year.
The suit comes as Twitter has been in the news for honoring Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown requests from users complaining that their jokes were “lifted wholesale and shared by others, passing them off as their own.”
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