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2009-04-24 13:13:28

Hollywood is taking on RealNetworks Inc to federal court on Friday after claiming its DVD "ripping" program is an illegal digital piracy tool.

2008-10-06 03:00:11

By Bick, Jonathan GUEST COLUMN THE INTERNET, hence Internet law, pene- trates every aspect of business. Certain Inter- net legal issues may be specific to the type of business. However, many issues are common for all types of businesses.

2008-10-02 06:00:23

By Brad Stone Six major movie studios have sued RealNetworks, the Seattle- based digital media company, over its new $30 software program that allows people to make digital copies of DVDs. As the opening warning on nearly every DVD indicates, Hollywood has bitterly opposed such copying.

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2008-10-01 07:00:00

RealNetworks Inc. was sued on Tuesday by Hollywood’s six major movie studios. The lawsuit is an attempt to try and block the company from distributing DVD copying software that the studios believe will allow consumers to copy DVDs outright.

2008-09-30 16:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's top movie companies filed a lawsuit today asking a federal court to stop RealNetworks Inc. from distributing the company's RealDVD software which allows movies to be copied illegally.

2008-09-05 03:00:10

By Bergman, Alan When it comes to understanding the law, everything begins and ends with the Constitution.

2008-07-12 03:00:22

By Pike, George H Legal Issues Nearly 16 months after an orphan works proposal died at the end of the 2005-2006 congressional session, two new proposals have been introduced and are moving rapidly through Congress.

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2008-05-27 09:57:31

Google Inc’s lawyers responded to a recent lawsuit on Friday, which claims that its video-sharing site YouTube has opened the door to “an explosion of copyright infringement” via the Web.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.