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BitTorrent streaming platform gets $22 million in EU funding
— 4:22 PM on February 20, 2008

As some Internet service providers in the United States attempt to disrupt BitTorrent traffic, the protocol may be on its way to gaining mainstream...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Copyright

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Yahoo terminates its premium music service
— 6:00 AM on February 5, 2008

Last month, we covered rumors suggesting that Yahoo planned to breathe some life into its Yahoo Music Unlimited service by offering unprotected MP3 files....

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Amazon MP3 to go international
— 8:42 AM on January 28, 2008

The Amazon MP3 service launched in the United States just four months ago, and it currently offers music from all of the "big four"...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Yahoo to fight it out with Amazon in the MP3 arena
— 12:38 PM on January 25, 2008

We recently reported on a rumor that Yahoo plans to lay off hundreds of its staff as part of a restructuring endeavor. This restructuring...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Time Warner Cable to try out 'consumption-based billing'
— 10:39 AM on January 17, 2008

This year may be an unfavorable one for Americans who partake in peer-to-peer file sharing. Comcast recently began hampering connections on some file-sharing protocols...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Copyright

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Sony BMG to sell unprotected music on Amazon MP3
— 10:46 AM on January 11, 2008

The transition didn't take long. Three days ago, Sony BMG announced plans to make part of its music catalog available in digital rights management-free...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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AT&T mulls network-level anti-piracy filtering
— 11:56 AM on January 10, 2008

The time is right for Internet service providers to start filtering traffic in an effort to thwart illegal file sharing. As the New York...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Copyright

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Sony BMG, Napster to ditch digital rights management
— 10:01 AM on January 8, 2008

The last major record company to hold out against legal MP3 music downloads without digital rights management protection has buckled. As the Associated Press reports,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Warner, Sony BMG pressured to release DRM-free music
— 3:49 PM on December 3, 2007

The combined effect of an upcoming Pepsi promotion, an ultimatum by Wal-Mart, and declining CD sales could be the tipping point that pushes the...

Type: News story Tags: Copyright

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New French law could warn, disconnect file sharers
— 11:14 AM on November 26, 2007

As the RIAA and MPAA lobby for the U.S. government to cut federal aid to students in universities without anti-file sharing systems in place,...

Type: News story Tags: Copyright

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62% of fans paid nothing for Radiohead's web album
— 3:36 PM on November 6, 2007

As record labels are slowly lured into releasing music without any digital rights management protection, Radiohead has drawn quite a lot of attention with the...

Type: News story Tags: Copyright

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OiNK's demise sparks replacement sites
— 10:35 AM on November 5, 2007

Late last month, thousands of Internet file sharers cried out in terror as popular music sharing site OiNK was shut down by British and...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Copyright

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Another music sharing site bites the dust
— 2:29 PM on October 23, 2007

It's a bad time to be illegally sharing music online. As the Recording Industry Association of America begins to take notice of Usenet newsgroups...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Copyright

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Name your own price Radiohead album plagued by piracy
— 3:50 PM on October 19, 2007

Radiohead rocked the music world a couple of weeks ago by announcing that it would allow fans to name their own price for the band's...

Type: News story Tags: Copyright

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RIAA goes after Usenet.com
— 10:46 AM on October 17, 2007

After suing the likes of Kazaa and Napster as well as individual users, the Recording Industry Association of America has gone after a more old-school...

Type: News story Tags: Copyright

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DRM-free iTunes songs now 99 cents each
— 3:34 PM on October 16, 2007

In the face of competition from Amazon and soon Microsoft, Apple has reduced the price of its digital rights management-free music library. As CNet reports,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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YouTube automates copyrighted content screening
— 12:09 PM on October 16, 2007

The copyrighted content identification and screening system YouTube promised last year has finally gone online, according to an Associated Press report quoted by...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Copyright

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Universal mulls hardware-based music store
— 6:00 AM on October 15, 2007

As major record labels begin to untie online music from digital rights management software in an effort to spur demand, Universal—the world's largest record label—is...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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