Music streamer Rdio opened the doors wider on its Internet video service, Vdio, betting social secret sauce will make it stand out in the crowded electronic sell-through lunchroom. Whereas Rdio…
When the Supreme Court denied a Minnesota woman's effort to appeal a $220,000 judgment for illegally downloading music, it was a reminder of a way that the record business tried to fight piracy…
Kazaa just got Grokstered Down Under. An Australian court ruled Monday that Sharman Networks, operator of popular peer-to-peer file-swapping network Kazaa, infringes the country's copyright laws and…
Despite Monday's Supreme Court decision allowing copyright holders to sue peer-to-peer services wholesale, the recording industry launched yet another round of litigation against individual…
Hackers punished the Italian government for passing tough a new Internet antipiracy law by bringing down several of the country's institutional Web sites on Tuesday.
Tim Kuik, the director of Holland's anti-piracy enforcement agency, Brein, says the organization will warn and then prosecute users who upload music from file-sharing software provider Kazaa.
Under political pressure from Congress and the recording industry to clean up their act, online peer-to-peer music swapping sites have formed an Internet resource center to combat child porn.
Online music swappers beware: Starting this week, the next file you download could be a subpoena. After months of dancing around the issue of prosecuting individual cyberpirates, the Recording…
Starting Tuesday, Internet file-swappers began getting some unexpected personal correspondence on their screens from the record industry, advising them to stop posting copyrighted music on the Web…
A District Court judge on Monday gave Hollywood and the major labels a greenlight to pursue their lawsuit against Sharman Networks, the foreign-based distributor of wildly popular file-swapping…