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  1. Casey Kasem's Wife Served With Court Order Limiting Guardianship

    May 24, 2014 7:54 PM EDT The wife of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem was served Friday with a California court order that temporarily suspends her powers to determine her husband's medical care amid concerns about his health and welfare. The order Kitsap County ...

  2. Grooveshark Done In Germany; Is This The Beginning Of The End? (Report)

    January 18, 2012 12:10 PM EST Music streaming service Grooveshark has ended its operations in Germany, citing the German music rights organization GEMA's "unreasonably high" licensing costs as the reason for its shutdown in the country, according to multiple rep ...

  3. Bug Music CEO John Rudolph Files Suit Against Company's Sellers

    September 12, 2011 5:25 PM EDT While Bug Music's owners are getting ready to sell the Los Angeles-based music publisher to BMG Chrysalis , Bug CEO John Rudolph has filed a suit against the sellers to make sure he gets all of a promised payout from the pending sale, accordi ...

  4. GEMA Under Fire For Royalties Dispute With YouTube

    June 24, 2011 11:20 AM EDT BERLIN - GEMA, the German collection society, has come under fire in recent days from the music industry as it attempts to settle a two-year long dispute over royalties with Google by preventing access to music videos on YouTube. The issue is set ...

  5. Google Unveils Smartphone Wallet, PayPal Files Lawsuit

    May 27, 2011 7:19 AM EDT NEW YORK - Google Inc. hopes to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts. While it tackles that challenge, Google also will have to spar with th ...

  6. Ailing Etta James' Husband Seeks Control Of Her Finances

    January 13, 2011 12:00 AM EST Ailing R&B singer Etta James is gravely ill and her husband of 41 years is seeking a California court order to control more than $1 million of her money. The 72-year-old singer is best known for the 1961 hit "At Last." Court document ...

  7. LimeWire Trying to Drag Amazon, Apple Into Record Labels' $1 Billion Copyright Damages Claim

    January 03, 2011 12:00 AM EST LimeWire isn't going quietly to its death. The veteran file-sharing service is looking to get court-ordered subpoenas that require third parties to open up about their dealings with the record industry. After U.S. District Court Judge Kimba W ...

  8. Torrent Site isoHunt Loses Court Battle

    December 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST British Columbia-based torrent site isoHunt has been handed a huge blow, having lost a summary judgment in a California court battle with the Motion Picture Association of America. isoHunt, which is run by Richmond, BC-resident Gary Fung, had argu ...

  9. Mexico's Televisa, Partner Univision Push Back Trial

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Leading Spanish-language broadcaster Televisa and partner Univision have pushed back a trial over the Mexican company's bid to pull out of a programming deal, a sign that an out-of-court settlement may be in the works. The two companies were ...

  10. Court Awards k.d. lang $1.9M

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A California court has awarded k.d. lang $1.9 million in a default judgment against her former business manager, Annabel Lapp. The Grammy-winning singer sued Lapp and her Annabel Lapp Group in 2005 , claiming that the business manager misappropria ...

  11. 'Suge' Knight, Death Row File For Bankruptcy

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Debts total more than $120 million. Marion "Suge" Knight Jr. and Death Row Records filed petitions for bankruptcy today (April 4) avoiding more than $120 million in debts and the threat of a California judge ordering a court officer to t ...

  12. Grokster Service Shuts Down

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The owners and operators of the Grokster peer-to-peer (P2P) network--the lead and most well-known defendants in one of the Supreme Court's seminal decisions this year--agreed today (November 7) to shu The owners and operators of the Grokster ...

  13. Kazaa Case Hits New Snag

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is facing another stumbling block. SYDNEY--The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is ...

  14. Kazaa Case Hits New Snag

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST SYDNEY--The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is facing another stumbling block. Lawyers for Kazaa's Sydney-based parent Sharman Networks lodg Internet Giants Join Forces Against ...