BMG Australia

  1. Aus Cops Seize 1 Million Pirate Asian Discs

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Police in the Australian state of New South Wales have confiscated an estimated one million illegally-manufactured Asian music and movie discs, in what is understood to be a record seizure of its kind in the country. Authorities made the find duri ...

  2. Prescott Named CEO Of Australia's Albert Music

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Industry veteran Tim Prescott has appointed chief executive officer of Sydney-based independent Albert Music. He takes over his newly-created role mid-July, overseeing the company's recording, publishing, studio and overseas operations. Alber ...

  3. MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation on Jan. 14 raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider ComCen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. SYDNEY -- Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigati ...

  4. Oz's MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hearing on P2P service set for Feb. 7. Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation today (Jan. 14) raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider Com-Cen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. The Australian ...

  5. Oz's MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation today (Jan. 14) raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider Com-Cen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation t ...

  6. Jobs Cut At Sony BMG Australia

    November 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Staff at Sony Music Entertainment Australia and BMG Australia have been notified that 43 jobs, or about 25% of the workforce, will be lost to the companies' merger. Most of those outgoing staff will s Staff at Sony Music Entertainment Austral ...

  7. Aussie File-Sharing Service On Trial

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest copyright infringing services in the world, the Australian Federal Court heard yesterday (Oct. 25). Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest ...

  8. Aussie File Sharing Service On Trial

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest copyright infringing services in the world, the Australian Federal Court heard yesterday (Oct. 25). Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest ...

  9. Handlin Picks Sony BMG Oz, NZ Execs

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG Entertainment Australia/New Zealand, today (Oct. 8) appointed his executive team for those territories. Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG Entertainment Australia/New Zealand, today (Oct. 8) appointed h ...

  10. Oz Watchdog Greenlights Sony-BMG Merger

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australia's competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says it "will not interfere" in the merger of BMG Australia and Sony Music Entertainment (Australia). Australia's competition watchdog ...

  11. Oz Watchdog Greenlights Sony-BMG Merger

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australia's competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says it "will not interfere" in the merger of BMG Australia and Sony Music Entertainment (Australia). Australia's competition watchdog ...

  12. Aussie Rolling Stone Publisher Gardiner Dies

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paul Gardiner, editor and publisher of the Australian edition of Rolling Stone from 1974-1987, died in Sydney last Friday (June 29). He was 59. The cause of death was not immediately known. Paul Gardiner, editor and publisher of the Australian edi ...

  13. Aussie Online Stores Bring In Majors

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from Australian telecommunication giant Telstra, BigPondMusic.com. Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from ...

  14. Aussie Online Stores Bring In Majors

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from Australian telecommunication giant Telstra, BigPondMusic.com. Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from ...

  15. Aussie Judge Rejects Kazaa Claim

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Court in Sydney has rejected an application by P2P service Kazaa's parent Sharman Networks to have evidence collected during February raids in three Australian states declared invalid. SYDNEY--The Federal Court in Sydney has rejec ...

  16. E.U. Set To Act On New Rules To Halt Piracy

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union is expected to agree to new rules this week that will clamp down on movie and music pirates following a long legislative battle, according to the E.U. sources last Friday. <br clea Virgin, Fox Studio Drop Lawsuit, Settle Disp ...