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  1. MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation on Jan. 14 raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider ComCen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. SYDNEY -- Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigati ...

  2. Kelly Joins Universal Australia

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Australia has recruited Tim Kelly as GM of marketing for frontline and domestic product. Based in Sydney, Kelly reports to managing director George Ash. Universal Music Australia has recruited Tim Kelly as GM of marketing for front ...

  3. Oz, HK Concerts Raise Cash for Tsunami Appeal

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Concerts in Australia and Hong Kong have raised considerable funds in support of survivors of the Indian Ocean tsunamis. Concerts in Australia and Hong Kong have raised considerable funds in support of survivors of the Indian Ocean tsunami. The &q ...

  4. Oz, HK Concerts Raise Cash for Tsunami Appeal

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Concerts in Australia and Hong Kong have raised considerable funds in support of survivors of the Indian Ocean tsunamis. Concerts in Australia and Hong Kong have raised considerable funds in support of survivors of the Indian Ocean tsunami. The &q ...

  5. Aussie Acts Team For Tsunami Benefit

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunamis for Saturday (Jan. 8). The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the ...

  6. Aussie Acts Team For Tsunami Benefit

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunamis for Saturday (Jan. 8). The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the ...

  7. Kazaa Parties, Labels Resume Court Battle Jan. 17

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The federal courtroom in Sydney, where expert witnesses have been battling over peer-to-peer network Kazaa since Nov. 29, is quiet until later this month. NEW YORK -- The federal courtroom in Sydney, where expert witnesses have been battling over ...

  8. EMI Oz Appoints Sorensen CFO

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Flemming Sorensen, London-based VP of management reporting for EMI International, is to relocate to Sydney to take the role of CFO for EMI Australia. Flemming Sorensen, London-based VP of management reporting for EMI International, is to relocate ...

  9. EMI Oz Appoints Sorensen CFO

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Flemming Sorensen, London-based VP of management reporting for EMI International, is to relocate to Sydney to take the role of CFO for EMI Australia. Flemming Sorensen, London-based VP of management reporting for EMI International, is to relocate ...

  10. Oz Artist Pete Murray Splits With Manager

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based firm Just Management after two years. Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based ...

  11. Oz Artist Pete Murray Splits With Manager

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based firm Just Management after two years. Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based ...

  12. Witness: Kazaa Can Detect Infringers

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Overriding severe objections from Sharman Networks' lawyer, Australian federal court Justice Murray Wilcox allowed an anti-piracy services provider based in New York to submit evidence today (Dec. 2) Overriding severe objections from Sharman ...

  13. Kazaa Trial Reveals Web-User Tracking Methods

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Record labels presented their first witness today (Dec. 1) in their Australian lawsuit over peer-to-peer software Kazaa. Record labels presented their first witness today (Dec. 1) in their Australian lawsuit over peer-to-peer software Kazaa. Focus ...

  14. Oxford Exits Aussie Blues Fest

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The founder of Australia's East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival has resigned from the annual five-day event, and a consortium of local promoters has bought out his stake. The founder of Australia's East Coast Blues & Roots ...

  15. Oxford Exits Aussie Blues Fest

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The founder of Australia's East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival has resigned from the annual five-day event, and a consortium of local promoters has bought out his stake. The founder of Australia's East Coast Blues & Roots ...

  16. Kazaa Trial Raises Issues Of P2P Control

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The amount of control Kazaa owner Sharman Networks has over its peer-to-peer service and the reasons the company is based in Australia are shaping up to be the focus of a trial that began yesterday (N The amount of control Kazaa owner Sharman Netw ...

  17. O'Donnell To Chair PPCA Board

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Australia managing director John O'Donnell has been appointed chairman of collecting society the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia. EMI Music Australia managing director John O'Donnell has been appointed chairman of ...

  18. Labels, Sharman Face Off In Oz

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The largest copyright infringement case in Australian history began today (Nov. 29) as Sydney-based Sharman Networks and other "respondents" involved with peer-to-peer software Kazaa face 30 record co NEW YORK -- The largest copyright in ...

  19. Labels, Sharman Face Off In Oz

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The largest copyright infringement case in Australian history began today (Nov. 29), as Sydney-based Sharman Networks and others involved with peer-to-peer software company Kazaa face 30 record-compan The largest copyright infringement case in Aus ...

  20. Labels, Sharman Face Off In Oz

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The largest copyright infringement case in Australian history began today (Nov. 29), as Sydney-based Sharman Networks and others involved with peer-to-peer software company Kazaa face 30 record-compan The largest copyright infringement case in Aus ...

  21. Oz Group Fighting Pirates On Auction Sites

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) said Nov. 18 that it is cracking down on pirates who sell illegal copies of movies on Internet auction sites. SYDNEY (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Australian Federation Against Copyright ...

  22. Oz Writers Group Becomes Union

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australian Writers' Guild has registered as an industrial organization under the Workplace Relations Act 1996, meaning it is now officially a union. SYDNEY (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Australian Writers' Guild has registered as a ...

  23. Teenager Donovan Wins 'Oz Idol'

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Casey Donovan, a 16-year-old Aborigine from Sydney, won the second series of "Australian Idol" in a three-hour finale yesterday (Nov. 21). Donovan beat bookmakers' favorite Anthony Callea, a 21-year-o Casey Donovan, a 16-year-old Ab ...

  24. Vines Singer Beats Assault Charge

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Craig Nicholls, frontman of Australian rock act the Vines, was cleared of assault and damage charges in Sydney last Friday (Nov. 19) after his lawyer revealed that the singer was mildly autistic. Craig Nicholls, frontman of Australian rock act the ...

  25. Vines Singer Beats Assault Charge

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Craig Nicholls, frontman of Australian rock act the Vines, was cleared of assault and damage charges in Sydney last Friday (Nov. 19) after his lawyer revealed that the singer was mildly autistic. Craig Nicholls, frontman of Australian rock act the ...

  26. Fraser Departs HMV Australia, SE Asia

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST HMV Australia and Southeast Asia managing director Stuart Fraser has exited the company, with immediate effect. HMV Australia and Southeast Asia managing director Stuart Fraser has exited the company, with immediate effect. Fraser has served for t ...

  27. Fraser Departs HMV Australia, SE Asia

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST HMV Australia and Southeast Asia managing director Stuart Fraser has exited the company, with immediate effect. HMV Australia and Southeast Asia managing director Stuart Fraser has exited the company, with immediate effect. Fraser has served for t ...

  28. Aussie Case Vs. File-sharing Service Postponed

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australian music industry's record €500 million ($375 million) lawsuit against the operator of song-sharing service MP3s4free.net and its two Internet service providers has been postponed un SYDNEY -- The Australian music indust ...

  29. Gerrard Honored At Australian Screen Music Awards

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lisa Gerrard won the Australian Performing Right Assn.'s international achievement award today (Nov. 1) in Sydney. The honor was presented during the third APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards, held in conju Lisa Gerrard won the Australian Performin ...

  30. Gerrard Honored At Australian Screen Music Awards

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lisa Gerrard won the prestigious Australian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) international achievement award in Sydney today (Nov. 1) at the third APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards, held in conjunction with Artist contributed music to 'Gladiator,� ...

  31. MTV Beefs Up Asia-Pacific Operations

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Asia Pacific has revamped its senior executive team as part of an overall strategy for growth in the region. MTV Networks Asia Pacific has revamped its senior executive team as part of an overall strategy for growth in the region. MTV ...

  32. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Sydney -- Universal Music Australia has asked ...

  33. EMI, Warner Sell Aussie CD Plant

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia have agreed to sell their jointly-owned CD manufacturing business Digital Audio Technologies Australia (DATA) to Summit Technology Australia for an undis SYDNEY -- EMI Music Australia and Warner Music ...

  34. Aussie Promoter Chugg Restructures Company

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Aussie promoter Michael Chugg has restructured his company as it moves into a number of projects, including setting up a record label and expanding its management stable. Veteran Australian promoter Michael Chugg has restructured his compa ...

  35. Aussie Promoter Chugg Restructures Company

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MCE eyes label, management expansion. Veteran Australian promoter Michael Chugg has restructured his company as it moves into a number of projects, including setting up a record label and expanding its management stable. Sydney-based Chugg, former ...

  36. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney j ...

  37. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney j ...

  38. Capper Named GM Of Warner/Chappell Aus

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music Australia has promoted Matthew Capper to GM. Warner/Chappell Music Australia has promoted Matthew Capper to GM. Capper, manager of the licensing division, was recently appointed to oversee the company's remaining four st ...

  39. Capper Named GM Of Warner/Chappell Aus

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music Australia has promoted Matthew Capper to GM. Warner/Chappell Music Australia has promoted Matthew Capper to GM. Capper, who was manager of the licensing division, was recently appointed to oversee the company's remaining ...

  40. Bridie, Seaman Dan Win ARIA Fine Arts Awards

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The four winners at the inaugural Australian Record Industry Assn's (ARIA) Fine Arts Awards, held October 12 in Sydney, were from disparate backgrounds. The four winners at the inaugural Australian Record Industry Assn's (ARIA) Fine Arts ...

  41. Bridie, Seaman Dan Win ARIA Fine Arts Awards

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The four winners at the inaugural Australian Record Industry Assn's (ARIA) Fine Arts awards, held October 12 in Sydney, were from disparate backgrounds. The four winners at the inaugural Australian Record Industry Assn's (ARIA) Fine Arts ...

  42. Kazaa Owner Loses Appeal Over Search Orders

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Sydney judge today (Oct. 8) rejected an appeal by Sharman Networks, owner of the Kazaa P2P file-sharing service, and digital rights management company Brilliant Brilliant Digital Entertainment in th A Sydney judge today (Oct. 8) rejected an appe ...

  43. Kazaa Owner Loses Appeal Over Search Orders

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Sydney judge today (Oct. 8) rejected an appeal by Sharman Networks, owner of the Kazaa P2P file-sharing service, and digital rights management company Brilliant Brilliant Digital Entertainment in th A Sydney judge today (Oct. 8) rejected an appe ...

  44. Handlin Picks Sony BMG Oz, NZ Execs

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG Entertainment Australia/New Zealand, today (Oct. 8) appointed his executive team for those territories. Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG Entertainment Australia/New Zealand, today (Oct. 8) appointed h ...

  45. ARIAs To Continue Despite Fire

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire destroyed the studios of the gala's producers. The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire ...

  46. ARIAs To Continue Despite Fire

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire destroyed the studios of the gala's producers. The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire ...

  47. Ex-Bardot Manager Wins Breach Of Contract Case

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won a breach-of-contract lawsuit against Sydney-based TV production company Screentime for dismissing him as manager of the pop band Bardot. SYDNEY -- Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won a brea ...

  48. Ex-Bardot Manager Wins Breach Of Contract Case

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of contract lawsuit against Sydney-based TV production company Screentime for dismissing him as manager of the pop band Bardot. Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of ...

  49. Ex-Bardot Manager Wins Breach Of Contract Case

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of contract lawsuit against Sydney-based TV production company Screentime for dismissing him as manager of the pop band Bardot. Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of ...

  50. Moss Named Acting CEO at Warner Australia

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Australia managing director Chris Moss has also been appointed acting CEO of the company. He replaces Shaun James, who exited last month for a sales career in television. Warner Music Australia managing director Chris Moss has also be ...

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