Hollywood's major unions have backed Viacom in its attempt to overturn rulings in its copyright infringement case against Google subsidiary YouTube.
Comcast Corp. is developing a new approach to fighting piracy in the U.S., and wants other major content companies and distributors on board. The owner of the nation's largest cable operator has…
Social media and user generated sites could be forced to scour their sites for uploads of pre-1972 song recordings, after a New York state appellate panel ruled in favor of UMG in its suit against…
Penske Media Corporation has settled a copyright infringement suit against the Hollywood Reporter, resolving a dispute over the source code used by THR's website. PMC, the parent company of Variety…
The U.S. Register of Copyrights plans to testify on Wednesday that Congress should make extensive revisions to copyright law, even suggesting some limitations to the length of copyright terms…
A federal appellate court said that Veoh Networks is not liable for copyright infringement on its site despite Universal Music Group's claim that the video-sharing service was aware that users were…
Major Internet providers will launch a system of Copyright Alerts to consumers this week, a system in which repeated users of pirated content could have their service slowed. Years in the making, the…
A group of Ray Charles' children have prevailed against the Ray Charles Foundation's legal effort to prevent them from reclaiming copyrights on about 60 of his best-known compositions.
If you lived through the disco era of the late 1970s, like I did, you probably recall it as a period that came and went in a flash. Some music we'd rather forget: "The Hustle" was that generation's…
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