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  1. IFPI, Russian Plant Settle CD Piracy Case

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry announced March 29 that it has reached an out-of-court settlement with Russian optical disc plant Roff Technologies in its yearlong case over LONDON -- The International Federation of the P ...

  2. IFPI, Russian Plant Settle CD Piracy Case

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Roff made counterfeit discs by top int'l acts. The IFPI announced today (March 29) that it has reached an out-of-court settlement with Russian optical disc plant Roff Technologies in its yearlong case over illegal CD manufacturing. The IFPI f ...

  3. IFPI, Russian Plant Settle CD Piracy Case

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Roff made counterfeit discs by top int'l acts. The IFPI announced today (March 29) that it has reached an out-of-court settlement with Russian optical disc plant Roff Technologies in its yearlong case over illegal CD manufacturing. The IFPI f ...

  4. MTV Russia Ups Yurgelas To General Director

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Leonid Yurgelas has been promoted to general director of MTV Russia. Leonid Yurgelas has been promoted to general director of MTV Russia. Based in Moscow, Yurgelas is tasked with overseeing all of MTV Russia's day-to-day creative and commerci ...

  5. Russia Fighting DVD Pirates

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Russian prosecutors were due to start unrolling the country's biggest series of criminal cases against vendors of pirate DVDs on Feb. 1 after a police operation shut down a leading Moscow audiovisual MOSCOW (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Russian ...

  6. IFPI Loses Russian CD Plant Court Case

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has failed in its bid to prosecute a Russian optical disc manufacturer, which it claims was responsible for producing high volumes of c LONDON -- The International Federation of the ...

  7. IFPI Loses Russian CD Plant Court Case

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The IFPI has failed in its bid to prosecute a Russian optical disc manufacturer which it claims was responsible for producing high volumes of counterfeit CDs. The IFPI has failed in its bid to prosecute a Russian optical disc manufacturer which it ...

  8. IFPI Loses Russian CD Plant Court Case

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Russobit-Soft piracy claims rejected. The IFPI has failed in its bid to prosecute a Russian optical disc manufacturer which it claims was responsible for producing high volumes of counterfeit CDs. On behalf of a number of leading record companies, ...

  9. Web Site Dumps Unauthorized Tracks After Industry Action

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT More than 50,000 tracks and albums have been removed from the Web site jetgroove.com as a result of an international anti-piracy action by the British Phonographic Industry and the International Feder LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- More than 5 ...

  10. Jetgroove Drops 50,000 Infringing Tracks

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music download service Jetgroove.com has removed more than 50,000 copyright-infringing tracks and albums after the recorded music industry instigated anti-piracy action against it. Music download service Jetgroove.com has removed more than 50,000 ...

  11. Jetgroove Drops 50,000 Infringing Tracks

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music download service Jetgroove.com has removed more than 50,000 copyright-infringing tracks and albums after the recorded music industry instigated anti-piracy action against it. Music download service Jetgroove.com has removed more than 50,000 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BMG Merger

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following word June 17 that European Union Competition Commissioner Mario Monti will recommend approval of the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, independent labels, retailers and consumer groups Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BM ...

  14. Opera Star Nicolai Ghiaurov Dies at 74

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bulgarian-born opera singer Nicolai Ghiaurov, who played memorable roles in Milan's La Scala and continued singing until earlier this year, died today (June 2) at a private clinic near his home in Mod Bulgarian-born opera singer Nicolai Ghiau ...

  15. Court: TV Mogul's Human Rights Were Abused

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Court of Human Rights ruled last Thursday that Russian authorities abused the human rights of media magnate Vladimir Gusinsky and broke international law. MOSCOW (Hollywood Reporter)--The European Court of Human Rights ruled last Thur ...

  16. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio Study: Teens Knowingly Download Musi ...

  17. IFPI's Piracy War In Russia Heats Up

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST As the piracy battle rages in Russia, the IFPI is suing a key producer of pirated CDs for over $1 million. MOSCOW--As the piracy battle rages in Russia, the IFPI is suing a key producer of pirated CDs for over $1 million. The civil case against Ro ...

  18. Kazaa Case Hits New Snag

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST SYDNEY--The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is facing another stumbling block. Lawyers for Kazaa's Sydney-based parent Sharman Networks lodg Internet Giants Join Forces Against ...

  19. IFPI Acts Against Russian Disc Manufacturer

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST The IFPI announced today (March 11) that it has stepped up its actions against optical disc manufacturers in Russia it claims are producing pirated materials. The IFPI announced today (March 11) that it has stepped up its actions against optical d ...

  20. IFPI Acts Against Russian Disc Manufacturer

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST The IFPI announced today (March 11) that it has stepped up its actions against optical disc manufacturers in Russia it claims are producing pirated materials. The IFPI announced today (March 11) that it has stepped up its actions against optical d ...

  21. IFPI Hits Russian CD Plant With Counterfeiting Claims

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST In the latest crackdown on music piracy in Russia, the IFPI has begun civil proceedings for the first time against an optical disc plant in the country. In the latest crackdown on music piracy in Russia, the IFPI has begun civil proceedings for th ...

  22. IFPI Hits Russian CD Plant With Counterfeiting Claims

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST In the latest crackdown on music piracy in Russia, the IFPI has begun civil proceedings for the first time against an optical disc plant in the country. In the latest crackdown on music piracy in Russia, the IFPI has begun civil proceedings for th ...

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