File sharing networks

  1. 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 ...

  2. South Korean P2P Soribada 3 Shutters

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST South Korean music producers have won another victory over the nation's leading file-sharing network, Soribada, which has shut down Soribada 3, the latest incarnation of its P2P software. Soribada 3 p South Korean music producers have won ano ...

  3. Grokster Service Shuts Down

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The owners and operators of the Grokster peer-to-peer (P2P) network--the lead and most well-known defendants in one of the Supreme Court's seminal decisions this year--agreed today (November 7) to shu The owners and operators of the Grokster ...

  4. Napster, Instant Live Form Pact

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music service to offer live concert tracks. Download service Napster has partnered with Clear Channel Entertainment's Instant Live service to exclusively provide consumers with digital access to live music recordings. Instant Live—which distr ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Coming To A Home Near You: The Connected Consumer

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Looking for the catalyst for a true revolution in home entertainment? There is no shortage of possibilities: high-definition TV, TiVO, BitTorrent, video on demand, smart set-top boxes and more. Vince Broady is senior VP of games and entertainment ...

  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. Indies Clear P2P Distribution

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Matador Records, V2 Music and the Beggars Group are among the latest indie label groups clearing their content for distribution through legitimate P2P services. Each company has inked a deal with San Matador Records, V2 Music and the Beggars Group ...

  9. Mashboxx Rumored To Nab Grokster

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT P2P service run by former Grokster prez. Mashboxx LLC may be planning to acquire peer-to-peer file sharing service Grokster, it was reported today (Sept. 19). Mashboxx is an authorized P2P file trading service run by Wayne Grosso, the former presi ...

  10. Taiwan Court Convicts P2P Execs

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The international music industry claimed a landmark legal victory in its battle against peer-to-peer file-sharing networks Sept. 9 when a Taiwan court convicted executives of the Kuro service of crimi TAIPEI -- The international music industry cla ...

  11. Taiwan Court Convicts Taiwan P2P Service Kuro

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The international music industry claimed a landmark legal victory in its battle against peer-to-peer file-sharing networks today (Sept. 9) when a Taiwan court convicted the Kuro service of criminal co The international music industry claimed a lan ...

  12. Taiwan Court Convicts Taiwan P2P Service Kuro

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The international music industry claimed a landmark legal victory in its battle against peer-to-peer file-sharing networks today (Sept. 9) when a Taiwan court convicted the Kuro service of criminal co The international music industry claimed a lan ...

  13. Piracy Crackdown Spurs Shift In Online File Sharing

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Traffic in the popular file-sharing network BitTorrent has fallen in the wake of a crackdown on piracy, but file sharers have merely shifted to another network, eDonkey, new data released Aug. 29 show LONDON (Reuters) -- Traffic in the popular fil ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. V2 Inks With Audible Magic

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Registers with P2P copyright protection. Virgin Group's V2 Music has agreed to register its entire catalog of existing and future tracks with Audible Magic's P2P copyright protection and filtering repository. The Audible Magic content re ...

  16. MPAA Gives Parents Cyber Tool

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Concerned parents have a new way of checking whether their children are illegally downloading movies. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Concerned parents have a new way of checking whether their children are illegally downloading movies. The Motion Pict ...

  17. The Publisher's Place

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Publishers and songwriters are joining in efforts by a number of groups to take the latest message about illegal file sharing to the streets. Educating the public about file sharing took on a new sens Publishers and songwriters are joining in effo ...

  18. Major Label Deals Legitimize iMesh

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Licensing agreements inked with Sony BMG, Universal. Once the target of a music-industry anti-piracy campaign, peer-to-peer file trading service iMesh unveiled a licensing deal with Sony BMG Music on July 11, and is days from announcing a similar ...

  19. Dell Takes Napster To School

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music service to be included in servers marketed to colleges. Dell has agreed to include Napster's digital music service into servers marketed to university systems in an effort to bring legitimate music services to campuses, long considered ...

  20. Napster U.K. Names Strategic Marketing Chief

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Moisan joins from Guardian Newspapers. Napster U.K. has appointed Christopher Moisan as strategic marketing director. His appointment follows a six-month consultancy role at the download service where he oversaw the implementation of its current m ...

  21. Grokster: Indies Weigh In

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The decision elicited varying opinions from independent sector. Don’t look for consensus among America’s independent labels when it comes to today’s Grokster decision. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously against peer-to-peer network Grokster, favo ...

  22. P2P Radio Gets New Search

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mercora aims to catalog a world wide web streams. P2P radio pioneer Mercora has introduced a new Internet search tool - Mercora Music Search - dedicated to finding music being streamed anywhere and everywhere on the web. Mercora hopes to index the ...

  23. Survey: P2P Still A Problem In Europe

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jupiter study identifies Spain as worst offenders. Unauthorized peer-to-peer file-sharing activity remains high in Western Europe despite the music industry's use of litigation to clamp down on the practice, according to new research. The stu ...

  24. Survey: P2P Still A Problem In Europe

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Unauthorized peer-to-peer file-sharing activity remains high in Western Europe despite the music industry's use of litigation to clamp down on the practice, according to new research. Unauthorized peer-to-peer file-sharing activity remains hi ...

  25. Elite Torrents Joins Shuttered P2P List

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT One of the largest BitTorrent peer-to-peer Web sites, Elite Torrents, has been shut down by the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security. LOS ANGELES -- One of the largest BitTorrent peer-to-peer Web sites, Elite Torrents, has been shut d ...

  26. Elite Torrents Joins Shuttered P2P List

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Site offered thousands of illegal movies, TV shows. One of the largest BitTorrent peer-to-peer Web sites, Elite Torrents, has been shut down by the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security. Elite Torrents, which had been receiving 8.5 mil ...

  27. Latest MPAA Suits Target TV Pirates

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The major motion picture studios on May 12 filed copyright infringement lawsuits against six popular BitTorrent Web sites, targeting those that specialized on pirating small-screen fare. The Motion Pi WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- T ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. Bertelsmann Bows New P2P Platform

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST GNAB to roll out this summer. 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 the new platform to ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. Australian Anti-Piracy Unit Raids ISP

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division yesterday (March 10) raided the premises of a leading Internet services provider accused of music copyright infringement. The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division yesterd ...

  36. Australian Anti-Piracy Unit Raids ISP

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division yesterday (March 10) raided the premises of a leading Internet services provider accused of music copyright infringement. The Australian record industry's anti-piracy division yesterd ...

  37. Sony BMG Signs On For Snocap

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fingerprinting service also has UMG deal. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has become the second major label to strike a licensing deal with Snocap, the digital licensing and copyright management music registry and clearinghouse created by former Naps ...

  38. EMI Inks Deal With Peer Impact

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wurld Media says it has secured a licensing deal for its commercial peer-to-peer download service, Peer Impact, with EMI Music. Wurld says it is now the first P2P network with agreements with all four NEW YORK -- Wurld Media says it has secured a ...

  39. EMI Inks Deal With Peer Impact

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Commercial P2P service now has four majors. Commercial P2P service now has four majors. News ...

  40. Hackers Claim To Infiltrate Napster To Go

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hackers are claiming to have discovered a way to copy music from Napster's new portable subscription service, Napster To Go. Hackers are claiming to have discovered a way to copy music from Napster's new portable subscription service, Na ...

  41. MPAA Files More P2P Suits

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trade group also targets subscription sites. The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced today (Feb. 10) that its member companies have filed a second round of lawsuits aimed at disabling online movie piracy facilitated by major peer-to-peer net ...

  42. Aussie Court Releases Kazaa Sale Documents

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sharman paid €600K for P2P network. Sharman paid €600K for P2P network. News ...

  43. Justice Dep't Convicts Two File-Sharers

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Charges marked first federal P2P action. Charges marked first federal P2P action. News ...

  44. MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hearing on P2P service set for Feb. 7. Hearing on P2P service set for Feb. 7. News ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. MPAA Targeting ISPs Worldwide

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced Dec. 14 that its member companies have filed lawsuits in the United States and the United Kingdom against individuals who operate servers that index "hund LOS ANGELES -- The Motion Picture Assn. o ...

  47. MPAA Suing P2P Server Operators

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Trade group also targets eDonkey, DirectConnect. The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced today (Dec. 14) that its member companies have filed lawsuits against individuals who operate servers that index illegal copies of movies and TV program ...

  48. MPAA Suing P2P Server Operators

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced today (Dec. 14) that its member companies have filed lawsuits against individuals who operate servers that index illegal copies of movies and TV programs. The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced ...

  49. Supreme Court To Review Grokster Decision

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST High court to debate P2P case. High court to debate P2P case. News ...

  50. Napster To Go Wireless With Dwango

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Napster is entering the wireless space via an alliance with Dwango Wireless, a Seattle-based developer of mobile entertainment content. Napster is entering the wireless space via an alliance with Dwango Wireless, a Seattle-based developer of mobil ...

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