WinMX

  1. Japanese Labels Reach Settlement With File-Sharers

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A settlement has been reach between 23 record labels in Japan and two people found to have used WinMX software to illegally upload music files. The two were caught when the ISP they were using provided information about their activities to the aut ...

  2. Italian Report Highlights P2P Piracy Problems

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The correlation between illegal file-sharing and the decline of CD sales in Italy has been further illustrated by a new report. According to the study, published by the Einaudi Foundation, a Rome-based economic research institute, 30% of illegal f ...

  3. IFPI Launches Massive P2P Strike

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry is raising the stakes in its battle against online music file sharing. In its latest round of civil suits, the IFPI's national trade group members have launch LONDON -- The international recorded musi ...

  4. IFPI Launches Biggest P2P Strike

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry is raising the stakes in its battle against online music file sharing. In its latest round of civil suits, the IFPI's national trade group members have launch The international recorded music industry ...

  5. IFPI Launches Biggest P2P Strike

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry is raising the stakes in its battle against online music file sharing. In its latest round of civil suits, the IFPI's national trade group members have launch The international recorded music industry ...

  6. Hong Kong To Tackle Online Music Piracy

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT IFPI plans action against illegal file-sharers. The Hong Kong branch of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is preparing to take legal action against individual music file-sharers. "We are seeking legal advice to ...

  7. P2P Music Sites Closing Doors

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the continuing legal fallout among underworld peer-to-peer music services, popular file-sharing site WinMX.com ceased operating and the New York office of eDonkey.com appeared to be closed, industr (Reuters) -- In the continuing legal fallout a ...

  8. RIAA Sends P2Ps 'Cease And Desist' Letters

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In an indication that its patience is wearing thin following the Supreme Court's decision in the Grokster case this summer, the recording industry's trade association has sent "cease and desist" lette WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Holl ...

  9. IFPI Files P2P Suits In 11 Countries

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and national trade groups have launched legal cases against 963 individuals in 10 European countries and Japan, alleging that the defendants d LONDON -- The International Federation of the ...

  10. IFPI Files Round Of P2P Suits In 11 Countries

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI and national trade groups have launched legal cases against 963 individuals in 10 European countries and Japan, alleging that the defendants downloaded or uploaded illegal music files from th The IFPI and national trade groups have launch ...

  11. IFPI Files Round Of P2P Suits In 11 Countries

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI and national trade groups have launched legal cases against 963 individuals in 10 European countries and Japan, alleging that the defendants downloaded or uploaded illegal music files from th The IFPI and national trade groups have launch ...

  12. JASRAC Warns Of Telephone Tricksters

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers is asking the media to warn the public of a bogus money collector who claims to represent the society or Tokyo-based label Avex. The Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Compo ...

  13. Japan's RIAJ Steps Up P2P Battle

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seven Japanese labels sent warning letters on Nov. 15 to Internet service providers demanding that they disclose the names of individuals who have allegedly used file-exchange software to upload unaut TOKYO -- Seven Japanese labels sent warning le ...

  14. Japan's RIAJ Steps Up P2P Battle

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seven Japanese labels yesterday (Nov. 15) sent warning letters to Internet service providers demanding that they disclose the names of individuals who have allegedly used file-exchange software to upl Seven Japanese labels yesterday (Nov. 15) sent ...

  15. Japan's RIAJ Steps Up P2P Battle

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seven Japanese labels yesterday (Nov. 15) sent warning letters to Internet service providers demanding that they disclose the names of individuals who have allegedly used file-exchange software to upl Seven Japanese labels yesterday (Nov. 15) sent ...

  16. Japan's RIAJ Steps Up P2P Battle

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seven Japanese labels yesterday (Nov. 15) sent warning letters to Internet service providers demanding that they disclose the names of individuals who have allegedly used file-exchange software to upl Seven Japanese labels yesterday (Nov. 15) sent ...

  17. European Labels Take Action Against File-Sharers

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A second round of legal action against serial "uploaders" in Europe was announced Oct. 7. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry described the move as "the largest single wave of l LONDON -- A second round of lega ...

  18. Japanese P2P Software Developer In Court

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo University research associate Isamu Kaneko, creator of popular Japanese file-sharing program WinMX, yesterday (Sept. 1) pleaded not guilty to charges of copyright violation in Kyoto District Cou Tokyo University research associate Isamu Kane ...

  19. Japanese P2P Software Developer In Court

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo University research associate Isamu Kaneko, creator of popular Japanese file-sharing program WinMX, yesterday (Sept. 1) pleaded not guilty to charges of copyright violation in Kyoto District Cou Tokyo University research associate Isamu Kane ...

  20. Japanese P2P Software Developer In Court

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo University research associate Isamu Kaneko, creator of popular Japanese file-sharing program WinMX, yesterday (Sept. 1) pleaded not guilty to charges of copyright violation in Kyoto District Cou Tokyo University research associate Isamu Kane ...

  21. IFPI Warns of More Legal Action Against Euro File Sharers

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI is promising "more legal actions" against alleged illegal file-sharers. Sweden, the United Kingdom and France are the next territories lined up for action in Europe by the international trade LONDON -- The IFPI is promising &quo ...

  22. Japan's RIAJ Steps Up P2P Campaign

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Japanese labels have begun issuing warnings to individuals using peer-to-peer services to upload music files without authorization. Japanese labels have begun issuing warnings to individuals using peer-to-peer services to upload music files withou ...

  23. Japan's RIAJ Steps Up P2P Campaign

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Japanese labels have begun issuing warnings to individuals using peer-to-peer services to upload music files without authorization. Japanese labels have begun issuing warnings to individuals using peer-to-peer services to upload music files withou ...

  24. 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 ...