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  1. Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The second session of the 108th Congress will be a short one. Congress has only about three weeks left to wrap up its entire legislative calendar. This includes top priorities such as deliberations on Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills Hea ...

  2. RIAA Continues Litigation Campaign With 517 Suits

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'John Does' joined by 24 named defendants. The RIAA today (May 24) filed a new round of copyright infringement lawsuits in its ongoing campaign against online peer-to-peer file-sharing. The trade organization once again utilized its &quo ...

  3. IFPI's Board To Discuss Piracy issues

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The fight against piracy will be one of the key issues on the agenda when the IFPI hold its bi-annual board meeting in London on May 18-20. Billboard.biz has also learned that board members will raise The fight against piracy will be one of the ke ...

  4. U.S. Reps Split On Proposed DMCA Amendment

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Federal lawmakers are wrestling with possible reforms to the "fair use" sections of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Federal lawmakers are wrestling with possible reforms to the "fair use" sections of the 1998 Digital ...

  5. House Hearing To Discuss Fair-Use Bill

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT There'll be little neutral ground at a House panel hearing Wednesday (May 12) to discuss a bill that would broaden consumer fair-use rights. There'll be little neutral ground at a House panel hearing Wednesday (May 12) to discuss a bill ...

  6. Senate Committee Passes Piracy Bills

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved two major intellectual property piracy bills today (April 29). Both will soon be scheduled for votes on the Senate floor. The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved two major intellectua ...

  7. Industry Sues New Round Of File-Sharers

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA filed a new round of copyright-infringement cases against suspected file-sharers today (April 28). Today's actions accused 477 people, including 69 users of networks at 14 universities, of il The RIAA filed a new round of copyright-i ...

  8. RIAA Drops Amnesty Program

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA has ended a program that offered to prevent people from being sued by recording companies if the downloaders admitted to illegally sharing music online, according to court documents. The RIAA has ended a program that offered to prevent pe ...

  9. Bill Allows For Civil Copyright-Infringement Cases

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST In what is seen as a major move forward for the recording industry's fight against online piracy, two Senate lawmakers today (March 25) introduced legislation that would allow the Department of Justic In what is seen as a major move forward f ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Stringer: DRM Is Crucial To Industry's Future

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST While content will remain "king," the future for music and film companies increasingly lies in DRM (digital rights management), Howard Stringer, chairman/CEO of Sony Corp. of America and vice chairman While content will remain "king ...

  13. Stringer: DRM Is Crucial To Industry's Future

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST While content will remain "king," the future for music and film companies increasingly lies in DRM (digital rights management), Howard Stringer, chairman/CEO of Sony Corp. of America and vice chairman While content will remain "king ...

  14. RIAA Targets Retailers With Legal Demands

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA announced today (Feb. 18) that it has sent legal demands to nearly 30 U.S. retail businesses it claims are selling illegal CDs and music DVDs, offering them a chance to settle claims or face The RIAA announced today (Feb. 18) that it has ...

  15. RIAA Targets Retailers With Legal Demands

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA announced today (Feb. 18) that it has sent legal demands to nearly 30 U.S. retail businesses it claims are selling illegal CDs and music DVDs, offering them a chance to settle claims or face The RIAA announced today (Feb. 18) that it has ...

  16. RIAA Sues 532 More File-Sharers

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA today (Jan. 21) announced that it has filed a new round of copyright-infringement suits against 532 individual consumers who have allegedly distributed copyrighted music over peer-to-peer net The RIAA today (Jan. 21) announced that it has ...

  17. RIAA: Suits Will Continue Despite Verizon Court Win

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RIAA expressed disappointment Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that the trade group has no authority to compel Internet service providers to turn over the identities of subscribers who u The RIAA expressed disappointment Friday after ...

  18. RIAA: Suits Will Continue Despite Verizon Court Win

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RIAA expressed disappointment Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that the trade group has no authority to compel Internet service providers to turn over the identities of subscribers who u The RIAA expressed disappointment Friday after ...

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