Associated Press

Labels Sue AllofMP3.com

Labels Sue AllofMP3.com

Several major record labels sued the operator of the Russian music Web site AllofMP3.com on Wednesday, claiming the company has been profiting by selling copies of music without their permission.
Australian Court Issues Copyright Ruling

Australian Court Issues Copyright Ruling

Providing Web links to copyright-protected music is enough to make a site legally liable, an Australian court ruled in a case that created legal uncertainty for search engines around the world.
Ticketmaster Buys Stake In ILike.com

Ticketmaster Buys Stake In ILike.com

Ticketmaster has bought a 25 percent stake in music-oriented networking Web site iLike.com in a deal that seeks to generate exposure for the ticket-selling giant among independent music fans.
Sony BMG Reaches Rootkit Settlements

Sony BMG Reaches Rootkit Settlements

Sony BMG Music Entertainment will pay $1.5 million and kick in thousands more in customer refunds to settle lawsuits brought by California and Texas over music CDs that installed a hidden anti-piracy program on consumers' computers.
Evel Knievel Sues Kanye West

Evel Knievel Sues Kanye West

Evel Knievel has sued Kanye West, taking issue with a music video in which the rapper takes on the persona of "Evel Kanyevel" and tries to jump a rocket-powered motorcycle over a canyon. Knievel filed a lawsuit in federal court in Tampa on Monday (Dec. 11) claiming infringement on his trademark name and likeness. He also claims the "vulgar and offensive" images depicted in the video damage his reputation.
'50s Pop Singer Georgia Gibbs Dies At 87

'50s Pop Singer Georgia Gibbs Dies At 87

Georgia Gibbs, a versatile singer who starred on the popular show "Your Hit Parade" and reached the top of the charts in the 1950s with covers of songs by black artists, has died. She was 87.

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