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2011-01-04 12:30:00

LimeWire is looking to get court-ordered subpoenas that require third parties to open up about their dealings with the record industry. After U.S. District Court Judge Kimba Wood delivered a death penalty to LimeWire for copyright violations with an injunction against the company in October, the case moved to question how much LimeWire should pay to the record industry in damages. The labels claim over $1 billion in damages and plan to argue for the compensation in a jury trial scheduled...

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2010-12-20 13:09:11

According to court documents, a key investor of The Pirate Bay file sharing site appealed to the country's highest court on Monday to overturn his four-month prison sentence and fines to the music and movie industry. "Carl Lundstroem demands the Supreme Court cancel the Appeal Court's ruling," the petition read. Lundstroem and Pirate Bay founders Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm Warg were all sentenced to a year in jail in 2009, while also being ordered to pay $4.5 million...

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2010-12-16 12:15:00

A study for the recording industry lobby group BPI said on Thursday that at least 1.2 billion songs will have been illegally downloaded by the end of 2010 in Britain. The estimate dwarfs the total of 370 million tracks across singles and albums expected to be bought legally this year. Music industry executives said that the estimate underlines the scale of the problem facing record labels and other investors who are reluctant to spend on new talent when revenues become undercut. "Illegal...

2010-12-15 06:35:00

ITHACA, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ATC-NY has just released Version 3.1.0 of P2P Marshal(TM). P2P Marshal is a computer forensics tool which automatically detects, extracts and analyzes P2P evidence on hard drives. A typical data acquisition and analysis taking hours by hand runs in a few minutes with P2P Marshal. The tool comes in two editions: P2P Marshal Forensic Edition(TM) - The "software only" edition installs and runs on an investigator's workstation to analyze a mounted...

2010-12-06 07:35:00

NATICK, Mass., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nasuni®, creator of the storage industry's leading cloud gateway, will join with Storage Switzerland to present a live webinar tomorrow addressing how to add NAS functionality to virtualized SANs by levering cloud storage. During this webinar Storage Switzerland lead analyst George Crump will take participants through the four options on adding NAS services to a virtualized SAN environment, explaining the pros and cons of each....

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2010-12-05 07:44:32

LimeWire, one of the world's leading online outlets for free peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing of music, movies and TV shows, said it would be shutting down by the end of the year and closing its New York-based office for good. A US federal judge in October granted the music industry's request to close down the popular file-sharing service, which had been found liable for copyright infringement. "As a result of our current legal situation, we have no choice but to wind down LimeWire Store...

2010-12-02 00:00:44

Video sharing for those who don't want the entire world to see, delivered across multiple screens. Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 "“ Kadoo, Inc., a leading innovator of consumer cloud-based technologies, today announced that it has engaged Mediafly, Inc., a leading Internet multimedia delivery platform, to bring private video sharing to the TV and the most popular smartphones and tablets including the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. With this service, families, friends, and...

2010-12-01 10:03:00

HAMBURG, Germany, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regional Court of Hamburg has upheld the imposition of fines in excess of 150,000 Euros against Rapidshare and its principals that the Court had imposed for violating the injunction it issued earlier this year. The injunction was obtained in February 2010 by Bedford, Freeman and Worth Publishing Group, LLC a subsidiary of Macmillan; Cengage Learning Inc.; Elsevier Inc; John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; and...

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2010-11-28 08:06:37

The U.S. government is shutting down websites that are suspected of copyright infringement or selling counterfeit goods as Congress debates a bill that would allow feds to have more authority to do so. According to the Wall Street Journal, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has seized over 70 websites in recent days.  The agency, which is within the Homeland Security Department, posted a notice saying that the domain name has been seized by ICE through court-ordered warrants....

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2010-11-27 08:00:00

A Swedish appeals court upheld the copyright convictions of three men behind The Pirate Bay, which is a popular file-sharing site that remains in operations. The Svea Appeals Court agreed with a lower court ruling that found Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde and Carl Lundstrom guilty of helping users to break Sweden's copyright law. "The appeals court, like the district court, finds that the service Pirate Bay has facilitated illegal file sharing in a way which is punishable for those who carried out...