Taylor Swift Shakes Off Copyright Lawsuit Over Hit Song

The judge ruled the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A lawsuit accusing singer Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her song “Shake It Off” was thrown out on Tuesday by a judge, who ruled the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection.Swift’s 2014 song reached No. 1 on the pop charts and marked her evolution from country to pop music.Two songwriters said in a copyright infringement laws...