Peer-to-peer

  1. U.K. Court Orders ISPs To Disclose User IDs

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A British High Court on April 19 granted an order requiring five Internet service providers to disclose the identities of 33 individuals who are suspected of having illegally distributed music files o A British High Court on April 19 granted an or ...

  2. Bertelsmann Bows New P2P Platform

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bertelsmann AG is planning to launch this summer a new peer-to-peer download service, dubbed GNAB. The Gütersloh, Germany-based firm's services and technology division, Arvato Mobile, has develop HAMBURG -- Bertelsmann AG is planning ...

  3. Bertelsmann Bows New P2P Platform

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST GNAB to roll out this summer. Bertelsmann is planning to launch this summer a new peer-to-peer download service, dubbed GNAB. The Gütersloh, Germany-based firm's services and technology division Arvato Mobile has developed the new platform to ...

  4. Bertelsmann Bows New P2P Platform

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bertelsmann is planning to launch this summer a new peer-to-peer download service, dubbed GNAB. The Gütersloh, Germany-based firm's services and technology division Arvato Mobile has developed th Bertelsmann is planning to launch thi ...

  5. RIAA Sues 753 File-Sharers

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST New lawsuits bring total above 9,000. The Recording Industry Assn. of America said yesterday (Feb. 28) it has filed another wave of copyright infringement lawsuits against 753 people it suspects of distributing songs over the Internet without perm ...

  6. EMI Inks Deal With Peer Impact

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wurld Media says it has secured a licensing deal for its commercial peer-to-peer download service, Peer Impact, with EMI Music. Wurld says it is now the first P2P network with agreements with all four NEW YORK -- Wurld Media says it has secured a ...

  7. EMI Inks Deal With Peer Impact

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Commercial P2P service now has four majors. Commercial P2P service now has four majors. News ...

  8. EMI Inks Deal With Peer Impact

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wurld Media says it has secured a licensing deal for its commercial peer-to-peer download service Peer Impact with EMI Music. Wurld says it is now the first P2P network with agreements with all four m Wurld Media says it has secured a licensing de ...

  9. MPAA Files More P2P Suits

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trade group also targets subscription sites. The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced today (Feb. 10) that its member companies have filed a second round of lawsuits aimed at disabling online movie piracy facilitated by major peer-to-peer net ...

  10. Aussie Court Releases Kazaa Sale Documents

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sharman paid €600K for P2P network. Sharman paid €600K for P2P network. News ...

  11. RIAA Files New Round Of Suits

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST defendants include students. The Recording Industry Assn. of America today (27) sued 717 illegal file sharers for copyright infringement through illegal downloading on the Internet. The number of university network users targeted in the new su ...

  12. MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hearing on P2P service set for Feb. 7. Hearing on P2P service set for Feb. 7. News ...

  13. MPAA Targeting ISPs Worldwide

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced Dec. 14 that its member companies have filed lawsuits in the United States and the United Kingdom against individuals who operate servers that index "hund LOS ANGELES -- The Motion Picture Assn. o ...

  14. Supreme Court To Review Grokster Decision

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST High court to debate P2P case. High court to debate P2P case. News ...

  15. Behind the Deal: Fighting For File Swapping On Capitol Hill

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST That's not a trivial task for Corwin, the lobbyist for Kazaa's parent company. When making the rounds on Capitol Hill, Corwin, 54, is up against the dual political powerhouses of the Recording Industr Philip Corwin has one of the least e ...

  16. Artists' Groups Sound Off Vs. Pew Survey

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bodies question support for P2P services. Two recording-artists' groups are responding with skepticism to a new study showing that a majority of artists and musicians queried do not think peer-to-peer file sharing networks are a danger to the ...

  17. Artists' Groups Sound Off Vs. Pew Survey

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bodies question support for P2P services. Two recording-artists' groups are responding with skepticism to a new study showing that a majority of artists and musicians queried do not think peer-to-peer file sharing networks are a danger to the ...

  18. Weed Owner Scores Funds

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shared Media Licensing, operator of the Weed peer-to-peer distribution system, has received an investment of an undisclosed sum from AV Capital, the newly formed private equity arm of Seattle-based ma Shared Media Licensing, operator of the Weed p ...

  19. Snocap Unveils Operations

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Snocap, the new copyright management and content filtering system from Napster founder Shawn Fanning, makes its official debut today (Nov. 3). Snocap, the new copyright management and content filtering system from Napster founder Shawn Fanning, ma ...

  20. Majors Align With New P2P Service

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group have all inked deals to make their content available to a new legitimate P2P service from Saratoga Springs, N.Y.-based Wurld Media. Sony BMG, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group have ...

  21. BT Bows Digital Music Distribution Services

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST P2P platforms developed by Blueprint. P2P platforms developed by Blueprint. News ...

  22. MPAA Launches Lawsuits Against P2P Pirates

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The MPAA today (Nov. 16) began suing people who it alleges are illegally downloading motion pictures off peer-to-peer networks, a tactic the movie industry hopes will protect it from the rampant pirac The MPAA today (Nov. 16) began suing people wh ...

  23. MPAA Launches Lawsuits Against P2P Pirates

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Body sues 200 to 300 individual infringers. The MPAA today (Nov. 16) began suing people who it alleges are illegally downloading motion pictures off peer-to-peer networks, a tactic the movie industry hopes will protect it from the rampant piracy t ...

  24. Mercora, Grokster Team For 'Grokster Radio'

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mercora Inc. has teamed with embattled peer-to-peer software provider Grokster Ltd. to form "Grokster Radio." Mercora Inc. has teamed with embattled peer-to-peer software provider Grokster Ltd. to form "Grokster Radio." Mercora ...

  25. Sources: UMG Inks Deal With P2P Filter Snocap

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has become the first major record company to ink a licensing deal with Shawn Fanning's new peer-to-peer software company Snocap, Billboard.biz has learned. Universal Music Group has become the first major record company ...

  26. Cuban: Digital Biz Must Embrace New Distribution

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST New distribution models, including peer-to-peer file sharing, should be seen as a boon to the digital entertainment industry, HDNet chairman Mark Cuban said in his keynote address today (Nov. 5) at th New distribution models, including peer-to-pee ...

  27. Calif. Order Targets P2P On State Computers

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released an executive order Sept. 16 specifying that file-sharing programs on computers used by state employees or students at state-run colleges be used for California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger relea ...

  28. Altnet Sues RIAA For Patent Infringement

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Altnet and its parent, Brilliant Digital Entertainment, have filed a civil suit against the RIAA and others, alleging breach of "TrueNames" patents that are used to identify digital files. SAN FRANCISCO -- Altnet and its parent, Brillian ...

  29. Altnet Sues RIAA For Patent Infringement

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Altnet and its parent, Brilliant Digital Entertainment, have filed a civil suit against the RIAA and others, alleging the breach of "TrueNames" patents that are used to identify digital files. Altnet and its parent, Brilliant Digital Ent ...

  30. Altnet Teams With Six Indie Labels For P2P

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Altnet, one of the technology companies using peer-to-peer as a legitimate entertainment distribution platform, has announced deals with six additional labels. LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Altnet, one of the technology companies using p ...

  31. Attorneys General Call For Halt To P2P Swapping

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nearly all the top law enforcement officers in the individual States signed on to a letter delivered to the peer-to-peer services and their Washington, D.C.-based trade associations yesterday (Aug. 5) WASHINGTON -- Nearly all the top law enforceme ...

  32. AGs Call For Halt To P2P Swapping

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT State governments weigh in on issue. Nearly all the top law enforcement officers in the individual States signed on to a letter delivered to the peer-to-peer services and their Washington, D.C.-based trade associations yesterday (Aug. 5), urging t ...

  33. Judge Orders Kazaa Parent To Reveal Owner

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An Australian Federal Court judge has ordered Sharman Networks to reveal the names of the anonymous figures controlling the company. Sharman, the parent company of the peer-to-peer network Kazaa, is f SYDNEY -- An Australian Federal Court judge ha ...

  34. RIAA, iMesh Settle Lawsuit

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT P2P network to pay $4.1M, go legit. P2P network to pay $4.1M, go legit. News ...

  35. Italian P2P Campaign Aims Spotlight on Parents

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM is to target parents in a forthcoming campaign highlighting the dangers of peer-to-peer piracy. Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM is to target parents in a forthcoming campaign highlighting the dan ...

  36. Italian P2P Campaign Aims Spotlight on Parents

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM is to target parents in a forthcoming campaign highlighting the dangers of peer-to-peer piracy. Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM is to target parents in a forthcoming campaign highlighting the dan ...

  37. French Music Biz Begins Suing P2P Users

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. PARIS -- The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society th ...

  38. French Industry Starts Suing P2P Users

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society the SCPP on ...

  39. French Industry Starts Suing P2P Users

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society the SCPP on ...

  40. French Industry Starts Suing P2P Users

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society the SCPP on ...

  41. Confab Tackles Digital Legal Issues

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorneys and label executives mulled the cloudy present and uncertain future of online entertainment during the Digital Entertainment Distribution conference June 22-23 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in L.A LOS ANGELES -- Attorneys and label executives ...

  42. Sony Music Links With Audible Magic

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Major to use P2P-blocking software. Major to use P2P-blocking software. News ...

  43. Sony Music Links With Audible Magic

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment has inked an alliance with Audible Magic, a Los Gatos, Calif.-based anti-piracy firm. Sony will electronically register its new music with Audible Magic's CopySense, a technol Sony Music Entertainment has inked an all ...

  44. Sony Music Links With Audible Magic

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment has inked an alliance with Audible Magic, a Los Gatos, Calif.-based anti-piracy firm. Sony will electronically register its new music with Audible Magic's CopySense, a technol Sony Music Entertainment has inked an all ...

  45. Loudeye Touts 'Spoofing' Technology

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loudeye Corp. says its newly acquired Overpeer anti-piracy unit can guarantee 99% effectiveness in preventing the sharing of digital-media files across peer-to-peer networks. Loudeye Corp. says its newly acquired Overpeer anti-piracy unit can guar ...

  46. P2P Activity Threatens Mobile Sector

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The scourge of illegal song exchanges on the Internet threatens to re-emerge in the burgeoning mobile-music space, panelists concluded at a forum in London yesterday. The scourge of illegal song exchanges on the Internet threatens to re-emerge in ...

  47. P2P Activity Threatens Mobile Sector

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The scourge of illegal song exchanges on the Internet threatens to re-emerge in the burgeoning mobile-music space, panelists concluded at a forum in London yesterday. The scourge of illegal song exchanges on the Internet threatens to re-emerge in ...

  48. BMI Licensing Tracks To P2P Network

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Performance rights organization BMI is taking major steps towards creating a legal, for-profit peer-to-peer network. BMI has signed licensing and DRM agreements with QTRAX and Xpeer, two P2P sites set Performance rights organization BMI is taking ...

  49. BMI Licensing Tracks To P2P Network

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Performance rights organization BMI is taking major steps towards creating a legal, for-profit peer-to-peer network. BMI has signed licensing and DRM agreements with QTRAX and Xpeer, two P2P sites set Performance rights organization BMI is taking ...

  50. Canadian Download Store Launches

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Peer-to-peer file-sharing on the rise nationally. Peer-to-peer file-sharing on the rise nationally. News ...

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