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  1. Kazaa Announces App-less Mobile Music Streaming, Avoids Apple Subscription Fees

    March 07, 2011 3:45 PM EST Shares of Atrinsic more than doubled after the company announced its popular Kazaa digital music service could be accessed without an application, in a move that could help it skirt Apple Inc's plans to take a cut of revenue generated from sa ...

  2. St. John Replaces Handlin As ARIA Chair

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Denis Handlin is stepping down as chairman of the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) board after an unprecedented ten consecutive years. Sydney-based Handlin, chairman and CEO of Sony BMG Music Entertainment Australia and New Zealand ...

  3. Boucher Re-Introduces Fair Use Bill

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST For the third time in as many Congressional sessions, Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., has introduced a bill that would expand the protection of fair use under copyright law. Like the other bills he introduced over the last four years, the new bill could ...

  4. Sharman Network's Hemming To Testify Feb. 3

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Legal representatives for 30 Australian and international record companies will get the chance on Feb. 3 to grill Sharman Networks CEO Nikki Hemming on her personal assets, as well as those of the com Legal representatives for 30 Australian and in ...

  5. Sharman Network's Hemming To Testify Feb. 3

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Legal representatives for 30 Australian and international record companies will get the chance on Feb. 3 to grill Sharman Networks CEO Nikki Hemming on her personal assets, as well as those of the com Legal representatives for 30 Australian and in ...

  6. Kazaa Operators To Face Contempt Query

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The operators of the Kazaa peer-to-peer file sharing operation were today (Dec. 15) ordered to appear in Australian Federal Court on Jan. 30, 2006 to hear contempt of court charges. Contempt proceedin The operators of the Kazaa peer-to-peer file s ...

  7. Kazaa Operators To Face Contempt Query

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Contempt charges to be heard Jan. 30. The operators of the Kazaa peer-to-peer file sharing operation were today (Dec. 15) ordered to appear in Australian Federal Court on Jan. 30, 2006 to hear contempt of court charges. Contempt proceedings have b ...

  8. Sharman Ordered To Supply Asset Affidavit

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST An Australian Federal Court has ordered Sharman Networks CEO Nikki Hemming to supply an affidavit disclosing the company's assets by 4pm local time on Friday (Dec. 9). An Australian Federal Court has ordered Sharman Networks CEO Nikki Hemming ...

  9. Kazaa Blocks Aussie P2P Access

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sharman Networks has blocked access to its Kazaa peer-to-peer software in Australia. The shutdown took place late Monday (Dec. 5) in Australia to comply with orders from the country's Federal Court. Sharman Networks has blocked access to its ...

  10. Oz Court Imposes Deadline On Kazaa Filter

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST P2P service must apply filter by Dec. 5. Australia's Federal Court today (Nov. 24) gave peer-to-peer file-sharing network Kazaa a deadline of Dec. 5 to either filter copyrighted music from its system or face a complete shutdown. The Sydney co ...

  11. Australia's MIPI Chief Splits

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Kerin exited OCT. 28 as GM of Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation unit after a five-month tenure. Michael Kerin exited OCT. 28 as GM of Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation unit after a five-month tenure. K ...

  12. Australia's MIPI Chief Splits

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Kerin exited last Friday as GM of Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation unit after a five-month tenure. Kerin has joined the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft as director Michael Kerin exited last Friday as GM of ...

  13. Australia's MIPI Chief Splits

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Anti-piracy GM departs as piracy cases escalate. Michael Kerin exited last Friday as GM of Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation unit after a five-month tenure. Kerin has joined the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft as d ...

  14. Update: Sharman Asserts Innocence In Kazaa Trial

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sharman Networks, the Sydney-based owner of file-sharing software Kazaa, told Australia's Federal Court yesterday (March 23) that it should not be held liable for copyright infringement because it had Sharman Networks, the Sydney-based owner ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Aussie Anti-Piracy Head Resigns

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Speck, GM of Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation unit, has resigned, with effect from April 15. "I have achieved a lot in terms of raising the profile of the threat of piracy in th Michael Speck, GM of Australia' ...

  18. Aussie Anti-Piracy Head Resigns

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Speck, GM of Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation unit, has resigned, effective April 15. The Australian Record Industry Assn., which funds MIPI, is looking for a replacement. Michael Speck, GM of Australia's Music Ind ...

  19. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Sydney -- Universal Music Australia has asked ...

  20. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney j ...

  21. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney j ...

  22. Kazaa Owner To Invoke 105-Year-Old Defense

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sharman License Holdings is planning to present a controversial defense of its <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/global/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2087314">Kazaa peer-to-peer s Sharman License Holdings is pl ...

  23. Kazaa Owner To Invoke 105-Year-Old Defence

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sharman License Holdings is planning to present a controversial defense of its <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/global/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2087314">Kazaa peer-to-peer s Sharman License Holdings is pl ...