Social peer-to-peer processes

  1. Study: French Law Fails To Deter Piracy So Far

    March 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A French academic study is casting doubt on the likely success of the French 'Hadopi' anti-piracy law. The three-strikes plan was voted through in France in September 2009, although has yet to be implemented. Hadopi is the name of the go ...

  2. The Pirate Bay: The Next Chapter

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While Swedish gaming company Global Gaming Factory X bought The Pirate Bay with intentions of turning it into a legitimate enterprise, don't expect the notorious file sharing service to simply go away. What Global Gaming Factory X bought was ...

  3. Qtrax, Universal Music Publishing Sign Agreement

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal covers North American mechanical rights to pub's roster. Ad-supported peer-to-peer network Qtrax, a division of Brilliant Technologies, has entered into a licensing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group. The deal covers North A ...

  4. Qtrax, Universal Music Publishing Sign Agreement

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal covers North American mechanical rights to pub's roster. Ad-supported peer-to-peer network Qtrax, a division of Brilliant Technologies, has entered into a licensing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group. The deal covers North A ...

  5. Spanish Cops Arrest 15 In P2P Operation

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Spanish police have closed 17 Web sites and arrested 15 people as part of an operation described as "unprecedented in Europe." According to police, the Web sites encouraged peer-to-peer trading in mus Spanish police have closed 17 Web si ...

  6. Spanish Cops Arrest 15 In P2P Operation

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Spanish police have closed 17 Web sites and arrested 15 people as part of an operation described as "unprecedented in Europe." According to police, the Web sites encouraged peer-to-peer trading in mus Spanish police have closed 17 Web si ...

  7. DCIA Hopes To Establish Watermarking Standards

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Group represents P2P, service providers. The Distributed Computing Industry Association, a trade group representing various peer-to-peer software and service providers, has formed a digital watermarking working group it says will help keep protect ...

  8. iMesh Unveils Legal Trading Service

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Peer-to-peer pioneer iMesh on Oct. 25 unveiled the public beta version of a new, label-authorized file trading service. The new service keeps the same P2P interface and free access to vast amounts of Peer-to-peer pioneer iMesh on Oct. 25 unveiled ...

  9. Audible Magic Adds Watermark Filtering

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Forms pact with Activated Content Corp. Audible Magic is adding watermark filtering to its CopySense peer-to-peer filtering solution via an alliance with Bellevue Wa.-based with Activated Content Corp. The deal allows Audible Magic not only the ab ...

  10. P2Ps Unveil Authorized Services

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New models encourage legal file trading. Peer-to-peer network providers Wurld Media and PassAlong Networks unveiled updates to their digital music services, both of which have been authorized by the music industry. The services feature a user-comp ...

  11. Taiwan Court Finds P2P Service Not Guilty

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Taiwan's music industry has lost a landmark ruling against a local peer-to-peer site. Taiwan's music industry has lost a landmark ruling against a local peer-to-peer site. In the first case of its kind to be decided in Taiwan, the Shihli ...

  12. Taiwan Court Finds P2P Service Not Guilty

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Taiwan's music industry has lost a landmark ruling against a local peer-to-peer site. Taiwan's music industry has lost a landmark ruling against a local peer-to-peer site. In the first case of its kind to be decided in Taiwan, the Shihli ...

  13. Wurld Media Taps UMG VP

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Matt Sternberg named VP of business dev. Wurld Media has appointed Matt Sternberg VP of business development of music media. In this position Sternberg is responsible for developing relationships with leading music companies, independent publisher ...

  14. EMI, Snocap Finalize Agreement

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI has become the third major label to strike a deal with Snocap, the new copyright management and peer-to-peer filtering service from Napster founder Shawn Fanning. EMI's deal allows Snocap to fing EMI has become the third major label to st ...

  15. Nielsen, BigChampagne Team To Mesh P2P, Airplay

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pact aims to measure music consumption. Nielsen Entertainment and BigChampagne Online Media Measurement have entered a strategic relationship to link airplay monitoring and peer-to-peer download data. The relationship will link Nielsen Entertainme ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. 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 ...