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A 19-year-old British man was arrested on Wednesday in Scotland as part of an investigation into the hacking groups Anonymous and LulzSec.
Record label SyCo and music trade body IFPI announced that they have called police to help track down computer hackers that leaked a track by Leona Lewis and Justin Timberlake on the Internet.
A court in Stockholm, Sweden found four men guilty of breaching copyright laws in their involvement with one of the worldâ€™s most popular file sharing Web site.
A report by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has shown that up to ninety-five percent of music downloaded online is illegal.
Norwegian national broadcaster NRK has removed a series of Internet podcasts that made it possible to download Beatles songs for free, Billboard.com said. NRK announced earlier this week plans to re-air throughout the month its 2007 radio series Our Daily Beatles online as 212 free podcasts, which explain the back stories of each Beatles song, then play the actual tune.
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While record companies' revenue from digital music sales rose 40 percent to $2.9 billion over the past year, the growth is still failing to cover losses from the collapse of international CD sales.
The music industry's top lobby group on Tuesday launched a new wave of legal action against the illegal sharing of music over the Internet, which it says hits sales and steals money from music artists.
By Kirby Chien BEIJING (Reuters) - China must shut down pirate music factories and jail the perpetrators if it is going to keep its promise to address the $250 billion-a-year problem, according to a top music industry trade group.
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