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  1. Florida Court Denies RIAA 'Bundling' Motion

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A second federal judge has denied the recording industry's attempts to combine multiple lawsuits against individuals accused of illegally trading music over the Internet. A second federal judge has denied the recording industry's attempt ...

  2. Guns N' Roses Sues Geffen Over Compilation

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Original Guns N' Roses members W. Axl Rose, Slash (real name Saul Hudson) and Duff McKagan have sued Geffen Records, claiming that the imminent release of a GNR hits compilation constitutes a breach o Original Guns N' Roses members W. Ax ...

  3. New York Court Stops 321 Studios

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Software company 321 Studios has been ordered by another court to stop selling products that directly aid consumers in making copies of DVDs. Software company 321 Studios has been ordered by another court to stop selling products that directly aid ...

  4. Ongoing 'Name' Battle Between CMA, CCMA Rages On

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Country Music Assn. and Christian Country Music Assn. continue to battle in U.S. District Court in Nashville over the Christian music organization's use of acronyms. NASHVILLE--The Country Music Assn. and Christian Country Music Assn. con ...

  5. Court Denies Injunction Vs. Viacom

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST A federal judge has denied EchoStar's request for a preliminary injunction against Viacom that would have prevented Viacom from pulling its broadcast and cable signals from EchoStar's Dish Network sat LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  6. Clear Channel Yanks Howard Stern Off Six Channels

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST <ul><li> Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths</li> <li> Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill</li> <li> South By Southwest Conference Panels Offer CLE Credi Clear ...

  7. Targeted By Music Biz, Woman Sues Under RICO Act

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST A New Jersey woman is accusing major labels of making her an offer she can't refuse. Michele Scimeca, of Rockaway Township, N.J., has filed a civil lawsuit accusing the RIAA of attempting to blackmail A New Jersey woman is accusing major labe ...

  8. Jackson Class-Action Suit Withdrawn

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Knoxville, Tenn., woman on Monday withdrew her class-action lawsuit against Janet Jackson and others over the singer's breast-baring incident during halftime at the Super Bowl Feb. 1. A Knoxville, Tenn., woman on Monday withdrew her class-a ...

  9. Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty To Film Piracy

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the first federal U.S. case charging copyright infringement of motion pictures, a Minnesota man pled guilty Monday (Feb. 9) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. In the first federal U.S. case charging copyright infringement ...

  10. Janet Jackson May Face Class Action Over Breast Flap

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The flap over Janet Jackson's nationally televised breast-baring appearance during halftime at the Super Bowl Feb. 1 may swiftly move into the courtroom. LOS ANGELES-- The flap over Janet Jackson's nationally televised breast-baring appe ...

  11. Janet Jackson May Face Class Action Over Breast Flap

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Entertainment Law Weekly brings you news on the entertainment law industry. Janet Jackson May Face Class Action Over Breast Flap Lawmakers set to mull indecency issues GESAC Urges U.S. to Change Copyright Law Music Vets Form New Law Firm Down to t ...

  12. Janet, Justin, CBS, MTV Hit With Lawsuit

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Knoxville, Tenn., woman has filed a federal class-action suit against Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, CBS, MTV and the networks' corporate parent, Viacom, over Jackson's breast-baring performance A Knoxville, Tenn., woman has filed a ...

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