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  1. XM Embraces Reggaeton

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New programming to include 'IMF Bodega Beats.' New programming to include 'IMF Bodega Beats.' News ...

  2. Legal Matters

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The music industry's fight against peer-to-peer copyright infringers is gathering strength in courts around the world. Yet some tech-oriented lawyers and others who disagree with the labels' legal str The music industry's fight agai ...

  3. Bliptones Brings Indies To Mobile Market

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 200 ringtones available. More than 200 ringtones available. News ...

  4. First Suspect Indicted Under Camcorder Law

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The first indictment has been handed down under a law enacted this year that makes it a federal crime to camcord a movie. WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The first indictment has been handed down under a law enacted this year that mak ...

  5. Hatch Puts Licensing In Industries' Hands

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The chairman of the Senate's Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property has given players in the music and digital-media industries involved in reforming the nation's music licensing laws for the WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The chairman of ...

  6. Aussie Web Site Guilty In Landmark C'Right Case

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court yesterday (July 14) found a Web site guilty of copyright infringement for posting hyperlinks to other sites offering illegal MP3 downloads. The decision also found the sit The Australian Federal Court yesterday (July 1 ...

  7. Aussie Web Site Guilty In Landmark C'Right Case

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Industry describes hyperlink ruling 'significant.' The Australian Federal Court yesterday (July 14) found a Web site guilty of copyright infringement for posting hyperlinks to other sites offering illegal MP3 downloads. The decision also ...

  8. Canadian Copyright Act Revisions Introduced

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Heritage Minister Liza Frulla and Industry Minister David Emerson introduced long-awaited revisions to Canada's Copyright Act in the House of Commons June 20 before parliament broke for summe TORONTO -- Canadian Heritage Minister Liz ...

  9. Revisions Introduced To Canada's Copyright Act

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Heritage Minister Liza Frulla and Industry Minister David Emerson introduced long-awaited revisions to Canada's Copyright Act in the House of Commons today (June 20) before parliament breaks Canadian Heritage Minister Liza Frulla and ...

  10. The Publisher's Place

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For each copyrighted work, making a copy, performing to the public and distributing a copy all trigger a right and a revenue source for creators. It can be a daunting task for podcasters to follow the For each copyrighted work, making a copy, perf ...

  11. Report: Online Biz Models Need Rethink

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Governments and businesses have yet to adapt to the growth in online music, a leading think-tank warned today (June 13). Governments and businesses have yet to adapt to the growth in online music, a leading think-tank warned today (June 13). The P ...

  12. Sweden Introduces Downloading Ban

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, passed an amendment May 25 to bring Swedish copyright law in line with the European Union's 2001 Copyright Directive. STOCKHOLM -- As expected, Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, passed ...

  13. Sweden Introduces Downloading Ban

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, passed an amendment Wednesday (May 25) to bring Swedish copyright law in line with the European Union's 2001 Copyright Directive. As expected, Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, passed a ...

  14. Sweden Introduces Downloading Ban

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, passed an amendment Wednesday (May 25) to bring Swedish copyright law in line with the European Union's 2001 Copyright Directive. As expected, Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, passed a ...

  15. Industry Lauds Pakistan's Anti-Piracy Efforts

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and its film and software trade counterparts have welcomed the Pakistan government's renewed efforts to contain its severe copyright piracy le LONDON -- The International Federation of ...

  16. 'Fair Use' Bill Draws Ire Of Rights Holders

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Some of the most important copyright holders, including the motion picture studios, sports leagues and the entertainment unions, are urging lawmakers to oppose legislation that would scale back intell WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- S ...

  17. Hill To Take Look At Licensing

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lawmakers will soon introduce a bill dealing with streamlined digital music licensing for subscription services. A House panel has nailed down June 23 and June 30 as dates for debate on the prospectiv WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Lawmakers will soon introd ...

  18. President Bush Signs FECA Into Law

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After President Bush affixed his signature to the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act in an Oval Office ceremony April 26, it became a federal crime to camcord a movie. WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- After President Bush affixed h ...

  19. MMO Japan Fined For Copyright Violation

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MMO Japan, which until April 2003 operated a file-sharing service, will have to pay 37 million yen ($345,000) as compensation for copyright violation. TOKYO -- MMO Japan, which until April 2003 operated a file-sharing service, will have to pay 37 ...

  20. EMI U.K. Pub Chief Reichardt To Depart

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sixteen-year tenure ends May 31. Sixteen-year tenure ends May 31. News ...

  21. MMO Japan Fined For Copyright Violation

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT File-sharing operator failed to appeal court ruling. MMO Japan, which until April 2003 operated a file-sharing service, will have to pay 37 million yen ($345,000) as compensation for copyright violation. The ruling comes after MMO declined to appe ...

  22. House Vote On FECA To Bring Closure

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After a legislative brawl that spanned two Congresses, the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act appears to be on its way to the president's desk for his signature. WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- After a legislative brawl that ...

  23. Capitol Can Go Forward With Case Vs. Naxos

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Record labels may stop other companies from releasing their pre-1972 recordings in New York without permission, an appellate court held yesterday (April 5). Record labels may stop other companies from releasing their pre-1972 recordings in New Yor ...

  24. IFPI Appoints Global Legal Policy Chief

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry has appointed intellectual property policy expert Shira Perlmutter to the newly created position of executive VP, global legal policy. She rep The International Federation of the Phonograph ...

  25. Roadrunner Links With Digital Video Firm

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Roadrunner Records is the first international record company to sign up with Muzikplugger, a new U.K.-based service provider that specializes in distributing music videos digitally to TV broadcasters. LONDON -- Roadrunner Records is the first inte ...

  26. Roadrunner Links With Digital Video Firm

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Muzikplugger distributes to TV networks. Roadrunner Records is the first international record company to sign up with Muzikplugger, a new U.K.-based service provider that specializes in distributing music videos digitally to TV broadcasters. Durin ...

  27. IFPI Appoints Global Legal Chief

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Perlmutter joins from Time Warner. The IFPI has appointed intellectual property policy expert Shira Perlmutter to the newly created position of executive VP, global legal policy. She reports to IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy and will oversee the L ...

  28. IFPI Appoints Global Legal Chief

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Perlmutter joins from Time Warner. The IFPI has appointed intellectual property policy expert Shira Perlmutter to the newly created position of executive VP, global legal policy. She reports to IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy and will oversee the L ...

  29. Canadian Gov't Eyes Changes To Copyright Act

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a move welcomed by music labels, the Canadian government on March 24 proposed amendments to the federal Copyright Act designed to strengthen copyright protection in the digital age and clarify the TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- In a move w ...

  30. Bone Thugs, Geto Boys To Tour

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dates kick off May 5. Dates kick off May 5. News ...

  31. Australian Anti-Piracy Unit Raids ISP

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division on March 10 raided the premises of a leading Internet service provider accused of copyright infringement. SYDNEY -- The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division on March 10 r ...

  32. Australian Anti-Piracy Unit Raids ISP

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division yesterday (March 10) raided the premises of a leading Internet services provider accused of music copyright infringement. The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division yesterd ...

  33. Australian Anti-Piracy Unit Raids ISP

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division yesterday (March 10) raided the premises of a leading Internet services provider accused of music copyright infringement. The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division yesterd ...

  34. Germany's GEMA Names Heker As Chairman

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Copyright law expert succeeds Kreile. Copyright law expert succeeds Kreile. News ...

  35. Norway Court Upholds Napster Conviction

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Student ordered to pay $15,900. OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Norway's supreme court ruled Thursday (Jan. 28) that a student whose Napster.no homepage was linked to free Internet music files must compensate the music industry. The country's highe ...

  36. Kobalt Inks Admin Pacts, Updates Royalties Tool

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pubbery considering IPO. Independent British music publishing firm Kobalt Music Group has inked a flurry of administration deals and rolled out the next phase of its royalty collection infrastructure. The London-based firm has sealed deals to hand ...

  37. McEntire, Paisley To Hit Road

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clark, Nichols tagging along as special guests. Clark, Nichols tagging along as special guests. News ...

  38. SoundExchange To Distribute Webcast Royalties

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Court rejects appeals by broadcasters, content owners. SoundExchange, the label/artist collection and distribution group, can now distribute $11 million in initial Webcast royalties from Oct. 28, 1998 through Dec. 31, 2004, now that the U.S. Court ...

  39. SoundExchange To Distribute Webcast Royalties

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Court rejects appeals by broadcasters, content owners. SoundExchange, the label/artist collection and distribution group, can now distribute $11 million in initial Webcast royalties from Oct. 28, 1998 through Dec. 31, 2004, now that the U.S. Court ...

  40. Reunited Oils To Lead Oz Tsunami Benefit

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Wave Aid' set for Jan. 29. 'Wave Aid' set for Jan. 29. News ...

  41. Zingy Inks Timbaland Deal

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Producer to create exclusive ringtones. Producer to create exclusive ringtones. News ...

  42. Behind the Deal: An Interview with David Israelite, Intellectual Property Task Force Chairman

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Department of Justice in March 2004 launched the Intellectual Property Task Force to examine enforcement and explore ways to further protect copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets. The U.S. Department of Justice in March 2004 l ...

  43. China Toughens Stance On Intellectual Property

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST China promised on Dec. 21 to get tougher on copyright and patent violations, a long-awaited move that may ease U.S. concerns over rampant piracy believed to cost foreign businesses billions of dollars BEIJING (Reuters) -- China promised on Dec. 21 ...

  44. Legal Matters

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Although copyright issues remain top of mind, industry lawyers are optimistic about business in 2005. Read Susan Butler's column. Although copyright issues remain top of mind, industry lawyers are optimistic about business in 2005. Read Susan ...

  45. Court To Reconsider Sampling Case

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The federal judges who held that an unauthorized two-second sample of a sound recording is enough to infringe a copyright agreed Dec. 20 to take a second look at their decision. NEW YORK -- The federal judges who held that an unauthorized two-seco ...

  46. Court To Reconsider Sampling Case

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST The federal judges who held that an unauthorized two-second sample of a sound recording is enough to infringe a copyright agreed today (Dec. 20) to take a second look at their decision. The federal judges who held that an unauthorized two-second s ...

  47. Canadian Court Nixes 'iPod' Tax

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in Toronto ruled yesterday (Dec. 16) that the application of a private copying levy to digital audio recorders, such as the iPod, is invalid. The court says that the C Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in ...

  48. Tuned In: Radio

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The "Forum on Media Concentration" will allow the public to comment on the subjects of local news and media diversity. Read Marc Schiffman's column. The "Forum on Media Concentration" will allow the public to comment on th ...

  49. Snocap Unveils Operations

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fanning bows copyright management system. Fanning bows copyright management system. News ...

  50. Brit Schools To Address Music Copyright

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST British Music Rights, the lobbying body for U.K. authors and publishers, today (Nov. 30) unveiled an educational campaign in which secondary schools will teach lessons on music copyright. British Music Rights, the lobbying body for U.K. authors an ...

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