Federal Court in Sydney

  1. EMI Appeals Men At Work Plagiarism Ruling

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST EMI has appealed against a court ruling that found Men at Work had plagiarized a children's song in their '80s hit "Down Under." A Federal Court judge earlier this month found that Men At Work's popular tune had reproduced ...

  2. Men At Work's Hay Accuses Publisher Of 'Opportunistic Greed'

    February 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Colin Hay, the frontman of Men at Work, has hit out at Thursday's (Feb. 4) Federal Court of Australia ruling which saw the songwriter lose a high-profile copyright case over the band's '80s hit "Down Under." Scottish-born ...

  3. Australian ISP iiNet Wins Copyright Case

    February 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Australia's film and TV industries have failed in their landmark attempt to hold an Internet service provider liable for illegal file-sharing. The Federal Court in Sydney on Thursday (Feb. 4) ruled in favor of iiNet, which had been accused of ...

  4. iiNet Copyright Trial Begins

    October 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Investigators tracked nearly 100,000 instances of iiNet customers sharing files illegally during a 59-week period, prosecutors told the Federal Court in Sydney today as the Internet Service Provider's copyright trial finally got underway. A c ...

  5. Big Day Out, eBay In Aussie Legal Stoush

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Australian music festival Big Day Out and online auction house eBay are heading for the Federal Court in Sydney on Dec. 23. eBay is taking legal action against BDO over its new anti-scalping ticket policy, in which it now states tickets sold-on &q ...

  6. Sharman Boss Hemming Ordered To Testify

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian Federal Court Nov. 17 ordered Kazaa parent Sharman Network's CEO Nikki Hemming to submit to questions about her assets. SYDNEY -- The Australian Federal Court Nov. 17 ordered Kazaa parent Sharman Network's CEO Nikki Hemmin ...

  7. Sharman Boss Hemming Ordered To Testify

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian Federal Court today (Nov. 17) ordered Kazaa parent Sharman Network's CEO Nikki Hemming to submit to questions about her assets. The Australian Federal Court today (Nov. 17) ordered Kazaa parent Sharman Network's CEO Nikki ...

  8. Sharman Boss Hemming Ordered To Testify

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian Federal Court today (Nov. 17) ordered Kazaa parent Sharman Network's CEO Nikki Hemming to submit to questions about her assets. The Australian Federal Court today (Nov. 17) ordered Kazaa parent Sharman Network's CEO Nikki ...

  9. Judge Rejects Requests To Close Kazaa

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Federal Court in Sydney turned down record companies' request for seeking the immediate and permanent closure of the peer-to-peer file-sharing system Kazaa. SYDNEY -- The Federal Court in Sydney turned down record companies' request ...

  10. Judge Rejects Requests To Close Kazaa

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lack of filtering upsets Australian labels. The Federal Court in Sydney turned down this week Australian record companies' request for seeking the immediate and permanent closure of the peer-to-peer file-sharing system Kazaa. On Oct. 10, the ...

  11. Judge Rejects Requests To Close Kazaa

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lack of filtering upsets Australian labels. The Federal Court in Sydney turned down this week Australian record companies' request for seeking the immediate and permanent closure of the peer-to-peer file-sharing system Kazaa. On Oct. 10, the ...

  12. Behind the Deal: Labels Argue Legal Relationships Behind Kazaa

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For the first time anywhere in the world, a lawsuit filed by record labels against tech companies over unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing has proceeded through trial. For the first time anywhere in the world, a lawsuit filed by record labels a ...

  13. Final Arguments Begin In Kazaa Trial

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawyers for Australian record companies yesterday (March 22) began their final arguments in the landmark case against Sharman Networks' file-sharing software Kazaa. Lawyers for Australian record companies yesterday (March 22) began their fina ...

  14. Final Arguments Begin In Kazaa Trial

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawyers for Australian record companies yesterday (March 22) began their final arguments in the landmark case against Sharman Networks' file-sharing software Kazaa. Lawyers for Australian record companies yesterday (March 22) began their fina ...

  15. Aussie DJs Hit With Infringement Judgment

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferris have been ordered to pay damages and costs totalling A$819,000 ($655,000) in the copyright infringement case against them, which concluded March 11. SYDNEY -- Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee ...

  16. Aussie DJs Hit With Fines

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferris have been ordered to pay damages and costs totalling A$819,000 ($655,000) as the prolonged copyright infringement case against the pair concluded last F Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferri ...

  17. Aussie DJs Hit With Fines

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferris have been ordered to pay damages and costs totalling A$819,000 ($655,000) in the copyright infringement case against them, which concluded Friday (March Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferri ...

  18. Oz Court Freezes Assets Of Key Kazaa Figures

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The record company applicants in the ongoing Kazaa lawsuit have temporarily blocked two key figures from selling or transferring their assets. SYDNEY -- The record company applicants in the ongoing Kazaa lawsuit have temporarily blocked two key fi ...

  19. Oz Court Freezes Assets Of Key Kazaa Figures

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian record companies have temporarily blocked two key figures in the ongoing Kazaa legal case from selling or transferring their assets. Australian record companies have temporarily blocked two key figures in the ongoing Kazaa legal case fr ...

  20. Oz Court Freezes Assets Of Key Kazaa Figures

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Copyright-infringement case nears conclusion. Australian record companies have temporarily blocked two key figures in the ongoing Kazaa legal case from selling or transferring their assets. The Federal Court in Sydney today (March 4) agreed to fre ...

  21. Kazaa Trial Reveals Web-User Tracking Methods

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Record labels presented their first witness today (Dec. 1) in their Australian lawsuit over peer-to-peer software Kazaa. Record labels presented their first witness today (Dec. 1) in their Australian lawsuit over peer-to-peer software Kazaa. Focus ...

  22. Aussie Case Vs. File-sharing Service Postponed

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australian music industry's record €500 million ($375 million) lawsuit against the operator of song-sharing service MP3s4free.net and its two Internet service providers has been postponed un SYDNEY -- The Australian music indust ...

  23. Aussie Case Vs. File-sharing Service Postponed

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian music industry's record A$500 million ($375 million) lawsuit against the operator of song-sharing service MP3s4free.net and its two Internet service providers has been postponed until F The Australian music industry's reco ...

  24. Aussie Case Vs. File-sharing Service Postponed

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian music industry's record A$500 million ($375 million) lawsuit against the operator of song-sharing service MP3s4free.net and its two Internet service providers has been postponed until F The Australian music industry's reco ...

  25. Aussie Case Vs. File-sharing Service Postponed

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian music industry's record A$500 million ($375 million) lawsuit against the operator of song-sharing service MP3s4free.net and its two Internet service providers has been postponed until F The Australian music industry's reco ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. Australian Labels, Kazaa Await Calif. Ruling

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australian record labels and Sydney-based SharmanNetworks--owner of the Kazaa P2P file-sharing service--are anxiously waiting to the decisions of three appeal court judges some 7,500 miles away. SYDNEY--Australian record labels and Sydney-based Sh ...

  29. Clear Channel Yanks Howard Stern Off Six Channels

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST <ul><li> Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths</li> <li> Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill</li> <li> South By Southwest Conference Panels Offer CLE Credi Clear ...

  30. KaZaA Wants Lawsuit Evidence Dismissed

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lawyers for Sharman Networks, parent of peer-to-peer file-trading service KaZaA, asked a Federal Court in Sydney today (Feb. 10) to rule as inadmissible evidence collected by the Australian music indu Lawyers for Sharman Networks, parent of peer-t ...

  31. KaZaA Wants Lawsuit Evidence Dismissed

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lawyers for Sharman Networks, parent of peer-to-peer file-trading service KaZaA, asked a Federal Court in Sydney today (Feb. 10) to rule as inadmissible evidence collected by the Australian music indu Lawyers for Sharman Networks, parent of peer-t ...