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Hotfile: The Next Stop On The MPAA Copyright Infringement Warpath
2012-03-09 13:02:49

Hot on the heels of MPAA's suit against Megaupload, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has set its sights on file hosting service Hotfile.com.

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2010-06-09 06:20:00

The founder of the popular file-sharing service LimeWire is being accused of fraudulently trying to escape hundreds of millions of dollars in copyright infringement damages, and lawyers for thirteen big record companies want to freeze assets of the service.

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2010-05-13 12:55:00

A US judge has ruled in favor of 13 music companies in a copyright case against online file-sharing service LimeWire.

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2008-08-17 16:05:00

Digital piracy is moving into a new arena with the emergence of a nascent Web site called Mygazines.com, which encourages users to copy and upload popular magazine titles currently selling on newsstands.

2008-07-14 12:00:30

By Sarah Jenkins In the blogosphere, the billion-dollar clash between Viacom and YouTube is being portrayed as a battle of media giants, with "old" media behemoth Viacom out to strip away everything fun from "new" media phenomenon YouTube and its millions of Web viewers.

2008-07-10 09:00:34

By Sarah Jenkins In the blogosphere, the billion-dollar clash between Viacom and YouTube is being portrayed as a battle of media giants, with "old" media behemoth Viacom out to strip away everything fun from "new" media phenomenon YouTube and its millions of Web viewers.

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2006-06-05 16:49:42

EMI Group said on Monday it would make its music catalog available to the first advertising supported peer-to-peer service as the entertainment industry embraces the same technology that once nearly crippled it.

2006-01-23 10:00:00

Global music sales fell about 2 percent last year as surging digital music revenues failed to offset continued declines in physical media like CDs, the head of the industry's trade body said.

2005-11-07 15:10:00

File-sharing service Grokster will stop distributing software that allows users to copy songs without permission as part of a settlement with the recording industry, an industry group said on Monday.

2005-09-29 07:30:39

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - Lawmakers pushed federal authorities Wednesday to crack down on peer-to-peer services that pirate copyrighted works, while one P2P operator told them pressure from the recording industry was forcing him to change his ways. Sens.


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