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2010-01-27 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today MiMTiD Corp. announced it is releasing the MiMTiD Copyright Infringement Search web application at www.MiMTiD.com. MiMTiD today unveiled a new and exciting way to help protect copyright owners from copyright infringement.

2009-05-22 11:30:00

The DVD copyright case between Hollywood movie companies and RealNetworks Inc continued on Thursday, where a Federal District Court judge in California weighed both arguments but did not yet indicate when a ruling would be ready.

2009-05-05 11:10:00

A San Francisco court could decide this week if DVD users can make personal backups the way people do with audio, as the six big film studios are claiming that a program called RealDVD violates copyright.

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.

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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