Peer-to-peer

  1. Senators Seek Probe Of Peer-To-Peer Networks

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Five senators have sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission requesting that the panel investigate whether peer-to-peer file-sharing software companies are in violation of trade laws because they Five senators have sent a letter to the Federal ...

  2. P2P Developers Aim For Anonymous Networks

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While media companies step up their legal crackdown on Internet song-swappers, separate teams of software developers -- from the Middle East to Madrid -- are toiling away on a foiling technology: an a While media companies step up their legal crac ...

  3. Downloaders Going After More Film, Music Videos

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ipsos-Insight study points to shift in focus. Beneath the media blitz surrounding piracy in the digital-music marketplace, American downloaders are increasingly turning their digital-consumption sights toward motion pictures. According to new figu ...

  4. Downloaders Going After More Film, Music Videos

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beneath the media blitz surrounding piracy in the digital-music marketplace, American downloaders are increasingly turning their digital-consumption sights toward motion pictures. Beneath the media blitz surrounding piracy in the digital-music mar ...

  5. New Bill Consolidates Measures Vs. File-Sharing

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST House lawmakers on the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet and Intellectual Property marked up legislation today (March 31) that deals aggressively with file-sharing over the Internet. The bill was f House lawmakers on the Subcommittee on Courts, ...

  6. RIAA Targets Students With New Round Of Lawsuits

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA has filed a new round of lawsuits against suspected users of illegal peer-to-peer file-sharing services, including users of networks at 21 U.S. universities. The RIAA has filed a new round of lawsuits against suspected users of illegal pe ...

  7. State Attorneys To P2P Networks: Clean Up Your Act

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST As the war against peer-to-peer networks escalates, the highest-ranking state law enforcement officers are weighing in on the debate. WASHINGTON--As the war against peer-to-peer networks escalates, the highest-ranking state law enforcement officer ...

  8. P2P Group Await Label Action

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST P2P United is awaiting reaction this week from the heads of the five major record labels after writing to them individually last Thursday. WASHINGTON--P2P United is awaiting reaction this week from the heads of the five major record labels after w ...

  9. U.K.'s Wippit Signs Up BMG

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wippit, the London-based digital-music service, has inked a content deal with BMG U.K. and Ireland. The deal makes BMG, which is supplying about 10,000 licensed tracks, the second major label to work Wippit, the London-based digital-music service, ...

  10. States Weigh Warning to Peer-To-Peer Networks

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST In what could become an escalation in the war against peer-to-peer networks, the highest ranking law enforcement officers in the individual states are preparing to weigh in on the debate over the popu In what could become an escalation in the war ...

  11. States Weigh Warning to Peer-To-Peer Networks

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST In what could become an escalation in the war against peer-to-peer networks, the highest ranking law enforcement officers in the individual states are preparing to weigh in on the debate over the popu In what could become an escalation in the war ...

  12. Judge: RIAA Must Unbundle P2P Suits

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST In yet another round in the industry's battle against peer-to-peer file-sharing, a Philadelphia judge Friday (March 5) ordered the RIAA to file separate complaints against each of the 203 "John Doe" d In yet another round in the ind ...

  13. EMI Signs Up To U.K.'s Wippit Download Service

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Recorded Music today (March 3) confirmed it has struck a deal to license repertoire to U.K.-based digital-music service Wippit, becoming the first major record company to do so. EMI Recorded Music today (March 3) confirmed it has struck a deal ...

  14. EMI Signs Up To U.K.'s Wippit Download Service

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Recorded Music today (March 3) confirmed it has struck a deal to license repertoire to U.K.-based digital-music service Wippit, becoming the first major record company to do so. EMI Recorded Music today (March 3) confirmed it has struck a deal ...

  15. EMI Signs Up To U.K.'s Wippit Download Service

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Recorded Music today (March 3) confirmed it has struck an agreement to license repertoire to U.K.-based digital service Wippit, becoming the first major record company to do so. EMI Recorded Music today (March 3) confirmed it has struck an agr ...

  16. Loudeye Buys Anti-Piracy Firm

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Overpeer Inc. specializes in 'spoofing.' Seattle-based digital-music service provider Loudeye Corp. has acquired spoofing specialist Overpeer Inc. in a stock swap valued at $4 million. Under terms of the agreement, Loudeye acquired 100% ...

  17. Loudeye Buys Anti-Piracy Firm

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seattle-based digital-music service provider Loudeye Corp. has acquired spoofing specialist Overpeer Inc. in a stock swap valued at $4 million. Seattle-based digital-music service provider Loudeye Corp. has acquired spoofing specialist Overpeer In ...

  18. Altnet To Distribute Artemis Files

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artemis Records has inked a digital distribution deal with Altnet, the commercial music offering that runs on peer-to-peer networks KaZaA and Grokster, among others. Artemis Records has inked a digital distribution deal with Altnet, the commercial ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Lack Backs RIAA Lawsuits

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew Lack took entertainment attorneys to task for not "taking action against online piracy," during his keynote delivered at the 6th annual Entertainment Law I Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CE ...

  22. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altnet -- the commercial download service that runs on top of peer-to-peer networks, including KaZaA and Grokster -- is selling tracks from John Lennon, Paul Simon, Britney Spears and others thanks to Altnet -- the commercial download service that ...

  23. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altnet -- the commercial download service that runs on top of peer-to-peer networks, including KaZaA and Grokster -- is selling tracks from John Lennon, Paul Simon, Britney Spears and others thanks to Altnet -- the commercial download service that ...

  24. Altnet Links With Grokster

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Commercial service runs alongside P2P networks. Commercial service runs alongside P2P networks. News ...

  25. Altnet Links With Grokster

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altnet, the commercial file-swapping service that runs simultaneously with peer-to-peer networks, has inked a distribution deal with Grokster. Altnet, the commercial file-swapping service that runs simultaneously with peer-to-peer networks, has in ...

  26. KaZaA Could Filter Copyrighted Music, Critics Say

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Owners might be able to monitor P2P services. Owners might be able to monitor P2P services. News ...

  27. KaZaA Could Filter Copyrighted Music, Critics Say

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Peer-to-peer file-trading networks like KaZaA could prevent users from downloading music, movies and other copyrighted material if they had any desire to do so, media and technology experts said on Tu Peer-to-peer file-trading networks like KaZaA ...

  28. Appeals Court Ruling Nixes RIAA Subpoena Rights

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST A federal appeals court ruled today that the RIAA has no authority to compel Internet service providers to turn over the identities of their subscribers who use peer-to-peer file-sharing services and A federal appeals court ruled today that the RI ...

  29. Tech, Media Firms Team Up To Push For Interoperability

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group and Microsoft are among the companies heading up a new advocacy group that is seeking to make it easier for consumers to share and distribute digital content. The formation of th Universal Music Group and Microsoft are among ...

  30. Tech, Media Firms Team Up To Push For Interoperability

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group and Microsoft are among the companies heading up a new advocacy group that is seeking to make it easier for consumers to share and distribute digital content. The formation of th Universal Music Group and Microsoft are among ...

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