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  1. Business Matters: The Numbers Inside the Latest Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group; Apple's Cloud and Music Publishers

    May 20, 2011 5:52 PM EDT The Numbers Inside The Latest Royalties Lawsuit Against Universal -- More artists have filed a class action lawsuit against Universal Music Group over a dispute about royalty calculations . According to the New York Times, Rob Zombie, White Zombie ...

  2. EFF Takes On Viacom Over YouTube

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Electronic Frontier Foundation has jumped into the legal fray between Viacom and YouTube. The group filed a complaint today (March 22) for MoveOn.org Civic Action and Brave New Films against Viacom for "misrepresentation of copyright infr ...

  3. Labels, VCs Agree To Settle Napster Suit

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music and Universal Music Group reached a conditional settlement with venture capital firm Hummer Winblad over the firm's $13 million investment in the original Napster. But whether the parties' agreement will actually resolve their ...

  4. EMI, UMG Win Sanctions Against Hummer Winblad

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and Universal Music Group won court sanctions yesterday (Oct. 25) against venture capital firm Hummer Winblad for deleting e-mails related to the original Napster. EMI Music and Universal Music Group won court sanctions yesterday (Oct. 2 ...

  5. Suit Filed Against Major Labels

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Claims they hampered online music growth. A consumer class action lawsuit has been brought against the major record labels for antitrust violations, claiming that the companies hampered the growth of online music to protect their high-profit CD ma ...

  6. Burst.com To File Suit Against Apple

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Action to counter the lawsuit on Jan. 4 by Apple. Burst.com will be filing patent infringement claims to counter the lawsuit brought on Jan. 4 by Apple Computer over methods of handling audio and audiovisual information. Apple asked the court to d ...

  7. Litigation

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Stories: Amicis file briefs in Grokster case; Ticketmaster sued over trade secrets; No end to Napster litigation; Court throws out ACNielsen suit; ASCAP sues businesses; FCC won't seek Sup This Week's Stories: Amicis Bri ...