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  1. Spanish Gov't Proposes Piracy Crackdown

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Anti-piracy measures to be agreed by March. Anti-piracy measures to be agreed by March. News ...

  2. Spanish Gov't Proposes Piracy Crackdown

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Spain's socialist government is drawing up the country's first national anti-piracy plan, involving 11 ministries, police and the courts, major music business bodies, Internet service providers and te Spain's socialist government is ...

  3. Spanish Gov't Proposes Piracy Crackdown

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Spain's socialist government is drawing up the country's first national anti-piracy plan, involving 11 ministries, police and the courts, major music business bodies, Internet service providers and te Spain's socialist government is ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Mexican Authorities Seize 16m Blank CD-Rs

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Several raids coordinated by Mexican authorities at the end of November have resulted in the seizure of 16 million blank CD-Rs, the IFPI announced today (Dec. 21). Several raids coordinated by Mexican authorities at the end of November have result ...

  6. Mexican Authorities Seize 16m Blank CD-Rs

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Several raids coordinated by Mexican authorities at the end of November have resulted in the seizure of 16 million blank CD-Rs, the IFPI announced today (Dec. 21). Several raids coordinated by Mexican authorities at the end of November have result ...

  7. California Raids Slam CD Plants

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Law enforcement officials raided five Southern California CD manufacturing plants early this morning (Dec. 16), seizing property valued in excess of $50 million, the RIAA says. Law enforcement officials raided five Southern California CD manufactu ...

  8. IFPI Loses Russian CD Plant Court Case

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Russobit-Soft piracy claims rejected. Russobit-Soft piracy claims rejected. News ...

  9. Scots Piracy Raids Net $19 Million In CDs, DVDs

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Central Scotland Police said on Dec. 1 it had seized more than £10 million ($19.3 million) worth of counterfeit CDs, DVDs and computer games in raids in Scottish cities that resulted in 28 arrests. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Central Scotland Poli ...

  10. Hollywood Lost $718 Mil From Asian Piracy

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rampant movie piracy in the Asian-Pacific region cost western film producers more than $718 million in lost revenue in 2003, up from $574 million in 2000, the Motion Picture Assn. (MPA) said Dec. 3. BANGKOK (Reuters) -- Rampant movie piracy in the ...

  11. Italy's "Jolly Roger" Raids Net 7 Arrests

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM has completed the first phase of its year-long "Operation Jolly Roger" investigation. Led by local District Attorney Francesco Soviero and officers with Italy's "F NAPLES, Italy -- Ital ...

  12. Sardinia Raids Net 15 Arrests

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italian law enforcement officers arrested 15 individuals during a series of raids on piracy and drug operations in Sardinia, Oct. 16-17. MILAN -- Italian law enforcement officers arrested 15 individuals during a series of raids on piracy and drug ...

  13. Italy's 'Jolly Roger' Raids Net 7 Arrests

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM has completed the first phase of its year-long "Operation Jolly Roger" investigation. Led by local District Attorney Francesco Soviero and officers with Italy's "F Italy's anti-pir ...

  14. Italy's 'Jolly Roger' Raids Net 7 Arrests

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM has completed the first phase of its year-long "Operation Jolly Roger" investigation. Led by local District Attorney Francesco Soviero and officers with Italy's "F Italy's anti-pir ...

  15. U.K., France To Start Suing File-sharers

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European music pirates hit with 459 suits. European music pirates hit with 459 suits. News ...

  16. U.S. Gov't Unveils IP Initiative

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT STOP program will target domestic, int'l pirates. STOP program will target domestic, int'l pirates. News ...

  17. IFPI: Global Piracy Cost $4.5 Billion In 2003

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pirated product accounted for an estimated $4.5 billion in worldwide music sales in 2003, according to figures unveiled today (July 22) by the IFPI. Pirated product accounted for an estimated $4.5 billion in worldwide music sales in 2003, accordin ...

  18. IFPI: Global Piracy Cost $4.5 Billion In 2003

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pirated product accounted for an estimated $4.5 billion in worldwide music sales in 2003, according to figures unveiled today (July 22) by the IFPI. Pirated product accounted for an estimated $4.5 billion in worldwide music sales in 2003, accordin ...

  19. Strict Sentence For British CD Pirate

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The international recorded music industry has welcomed a lengthy jail sentence handed down to one of the world's most prolific CD pirates. Mark Purseglove, 33, was sentenced July 8 at London's Blackfr LONDON -- The international recorded ...

  20. Harsh Justice For U.K. CD Pirate

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A man described as one of the world's biggest music pirates has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail. A man described as one of the world's biggest music pirates has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail. Mark Purs ...

  21. Harsh Justice For U.K. CD Pirate

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bootlegger pocketed £6.6 million over 11 years. A man described as one of the world's biggest music pirates has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail. Mark Purseglove, 33, was sentenced today (July 8) at London's Blac ...

  22. Senate OKs PIRATE, ART Acts

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Legislation aims to bolster piracy fight. Legislation aims to bolster piracy fight. News ...

  23. Warner Home Video Nixes DVD Screeners

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anti-piracy move follows Universal's lead. Anti-piracy move follows Universal's lead. News ...

  24. France Stepping Up Battle Against International Piracy

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French trade minister Francois Loos will visit the Netherlands June 29 to discuss with Rotterdam port authorities measures to curb physical piracy and the introduction of counterfeit goods into the Eu PARIS -- French trade minister Francois Loos w ...

  25. Brazilian Pirate In Custody on Corruption Charges

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian authorities have arrested Law Kim Chong, described as the country's "most notorious pirate." Law was apprehended June 1 by Brazilian police as he attempted to bribe the chairman of the count LONDON -- Brazilian authorities ...

  26. French Music Pirate Gets Six Months

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP3s via the Internet. Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP ...

  27. French Music Pirate Gets Six Months

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP3s via the Internet. Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP ...

  28. Loudeye Touts 'Spoofing' Technology

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Company claims anti-piracy unit is 99% effective. Company claims anti-piracy unit is 99% effective. News ...

  29. Italian Senate Passes Urbani Decree

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New law will strengthen anti-piracy measures. New law will strengthen anti-piracy measures. News ...

  30. RIAA: Latin Piracy Seizures Up In 2003

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Year-on-year confiscations up 40%. The music industry's efforts to tackle Latin music piracy are paying off. The RIAA today (May 11) released its physical-goods piracy roundup for 2003, revealing that its new beefed-up initiatives resulted in ...

  31. French Piracy Watchdog Bites Back

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP, which acts as France's piracy watchdog, claims two court successes against counterfeiters. LONDON--French collecting society SCPP, which acts as France's piracy watchdog, claims two court successes against ...

  32. MPA: Trade Barriers Hurt Film Biz

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Piracy and other trade barriers is preventing the American film business from reaping the full multibillion-dollar potential of the product it distributes overseas, according to a report by the Motion LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Piracy and o ...

  33. China's Piracy Pledge Not Convincing?

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT China pledged to reduce physical goods piracy through a nationwide campaign coordinated at the national, provincial and local level by vice premier, Wu Yi. WASHINGTON--"It is what it is." That's what the record industry's top & ...

  34. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pacts aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. Pacts aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. News ...

  35. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has unveiled a series of agreements between the two countries which represent a strategy aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commer ...

  36. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has unveiled a series of agreements between the two countries which represent a strategy aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commer ...

  37. Film Industry Warned To Heed Piracy Warnings

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The report, called "Facing Piracy: Digital Theft in the Filmed Entertainment Industry," explores the causes of piracy, its financial consequences, and ways to address it. WASHINGTON--The film industry had better take some lessons on pira ...

  38. CERTA Tackles Piracy This Week

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Members of the newly-organized CERTA, the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations, will meet with members of Congress April 20 to drum up support to combat entertainment piracy. WASHINGTON--Members of the newly-organized CERTA, the Co ...

  39. Brazil, U.S. Team Against Piracy

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Members of the Brazilian Congress and U.S. government officials are joining forces in the war on piracy. WASHINGTON (The Hollywood Reporter)--Members of the Brazilian Congress and U.S. government officials are joining forces in the war on piracy. ...

  40. BPI Steps Up Fight Against File-Sharers

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Court actions, IM campaign aim to curb piracy. Court actions, IM campaign aim to curb piracy. News ...

  41. Raids In Germany Reveal Piracy Network

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST A wave of coordinated raids has revealed an extensive Internet pirate network in Germany. A wave of coordinated raids has revealed an extensive Internet pirate network in Germany. More than 15 individuals have been detained by German law officials ...

  42. Euro Parliament To Vote On Piracy Directive

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rules would force governments into piracy clampdown. Rules would force governments into piracy clampdown. News ...

  43. Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST In an effort to stem Internet piracy, Sen. Kevin Murray has introduced new legislation in the California Senate that requires recorded audio or visual works distributed on the Internet to disclose th LOS ANGELES--In an effort to stem Internet pira ...

  44. 'Big Fish' Pirate Reeled In

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Calif. resident charged with Web piracy. Calif. resident charged with Web piracy. News ...

  45. Canadian Biz Seeking User IDs From ISPs

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST CRIA files motion to obtain names of alleged pirates. CRIA files motion to obtain names of alleged pirates. News ...

  46. Higher Ground

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The music industry continues to struggle with piracy and a harsh economic climate, but the waning months of 2003 brought good news to Christian/gospel music. The music industry continues to struggle with piracy and a harsh economic climate, but ...

  47. Higher Ground

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The music industry continues to struggle with piracy and a harsh economic climate, but the waning months of 2003 brought good news to Christian/gospel music. The music industry continues to struggle with piracy and a harsh economic climate, but ...

  48. IFPI Hits Russian CD Plant With Counterfeiting Claims

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST The latest crackdown on music piracy in Russia The latest crackdown on music piracy in Russia News ...

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