Copyright

  1. California Music/Tech Convocation Set For Feb. 25

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Some of the top names in the music and technology businesses will convene Feb. 25 at the second annual Music Law Summit West at Hastings Law School in San Francisco. WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Some of the top names in the music and technology businesses w ...

  2. FBI, RIAA Create Anti-Piracy Seal

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI and the RIAA have cooperated on a government-sanctioned anti-piracy seal intended to be voluntarily applied to copyrighted music products by labels. The seal, akin to the FBI warning screen sh The FBI and the RIAA have cooperated on a gove ...

  3. FBI, RIAA Create Anti-Piracy Seal

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI and the RIAA have cooperated on a government-sanctioned anti-piracy seal intended to be voluntarily applied to copyrighted music products by labels. The seal, akin to the FBI warning screen sh The FBI and the RIAA have cooperated on a gove ...

  4. The Digital Media Consumers' Right Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bill to protect fair-use rights of users of copyrighted materials and allows consumers of digital media to make personal copies for their personal convenience. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16520&catego ...

  5. Copyright and Distribution Reform Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bill to replace copyright arbitration royalty panels with a Copyright Royalty Judge, and for other purposes. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16508&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  6. Intellectual Property Protection Restoration Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Amends copyright and patent laws to restore federal remedies for infringements of intellectual property by state entities. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16504&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  7. Piracy Deterrence and Education Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bill to educate the public about application of Internet copyright laws. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16506&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  8. The Public Domain Enhancement Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bill to allow abandoned copyrighted works to enter the public domain after 50 years. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16514&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  9. The Author, Consumer and Computer Owner Protection and Security Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bill to encourage the development and distribution of creative works by enhancing domestic and international enforcement of copyright laws. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16510&category_name=Entertainmen ...

  10. Anti-Counterfeiting Amendments

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A bill that aids civil remedies counterfeiting copyrighted sound recordings, computer software, special ink and holograms. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16500&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  11. The Artists' Rights and Theft Prevention Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Senate bill that addresses unauthorized distribution of commercial prerelease copyrighted works. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16476&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  12. Enhancing Federal Obscenity Reporting and Copyright Enforcement Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A bill to enhance Internet copyright enforcement. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16498&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  13. French Shop Owner Convicted In Piracy Case

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The owner of a shop in Toulouse, France, was convicted on Feb. 10 for producing illegal copies of sound recordings with CD-R equipment. LONDON--The owner of a shop in Toulouse, France, was convicted on Feb. 10 for producing illegal copies of sound ...

  14. Copyright Office Sets Webcaster Royalty Rates

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Copyright Office has published long-awaited royalty rates for Web music broadcasts, ending a year-long process marked by legal and financial wrangling. Regulations published last Friday (Feb. The U.S. Copyright Office has published long-a ...

  15. Lawmakers Set To Mull Indecency Issues

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The music industry may benefit from the short election-cycle session of the 104th Congress. The hot topics will be indecency, pay-for-play/payola, media consolidation and the alleged role of peer-to-p WASHINGTON, D.C.--The common wisdom in this ci ...

  16. GESAC Urges U.S. to Change Copyright Law

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST GESAC, the European group of societies of authors and composers, has renewed its plea for the U.S. to modify its Copyright Act to compel bars, restaurants and shops to pay royalties for the public per CANNES, France--GESAC, the European group of s ...

  17. Warner Bros., Sony Sue Screener-Sharer

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Actor accused of copyright infringement. Actor accused of copyright infringement. News ...

  18. RIAA Sues 532 More File-Sharers

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA today (Jan. 21) announced that it has filed a new round of copyright-infringement suits against 532 individual consumers who have allegedly distributed copyrighted music over peer-to-peer net The RIAA today (Jan. 21) announced that it has ...

  19. RIAA Settles With Vinyl Pressing Plant

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA on Friday said it has reached a $200,000 settlement with Nashville-based vinyl manufacturer United Record Pressing. According to the trade group, United was pressing unauthorized recordings f The RIAA on Friday said it has reached a $200, ...

  20. Belgian Body Sues 4 Majors

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Watchdog group Test-Achats/Test Aankoop files suit Belgian consumers' watchdog group Test-Achats/Test Aankoop is suing four of the major record companies for installing copy-control mechanisms in CDs that hinder playback on car stereos and co ...

  21. Belgian Body Sues 4 Majors

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Watchdog group Test-Achats/Test Aankoop files suit Belgian consumers' watchdog group Test-Achats/Test Aankoop is suing four of the major record companies for installing copy-control mechanisms in CDs that hinder playback on car stereos and co ...

  22. Belgian Body Sues 4 Majors

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Watchdog group Test-Achats/Test Aankoop brings suit Belgian consumers' watchdog group Test-Achats/Test Aankoop is suing four of the major record companies for installing copy-control mechanisms in CDs that hinder playback on car stereos and c ...

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