MediaDefender

  1. Business Briefs: RealNetworks, MediaDefender, Ticketmaster, Live Nation And More

    April 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT - Vodafone and RealNetworks have launched an unlimited music service in Spain that is bundled with an unlimited data plan. The service costs 16 euros ($21.50) per month and offers both streams and over-the-air downloads (which are locked to the de ...

  2. Revision3 CEO: MediaDefender Attacked Us

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Anti-piracy technology outfit MediaDefender is accused of launching a denial of service attack against the perfectly legitimate Internet TV company Revision3 simply because the service uses BitTorrent technology to distribute its content. In an on ...

  3. Digital Briefs: Pirate Bay, DoubleTwist, ARTISTdirect

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST -Several tech sites are questioning whether Yahoo is filtering out search results for bitTorrent site Pirate Bay in cooperation with the major record labels. A search for Pirate Bay on Yahoo brings up links to a Wikipedia page and stories about th ...

  4. MediaDefender Mishap Costs Company $800,000

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Anti-piracy firm MediaDefender was hit with more than just a little egg on its face after hackers posted 6,000 internal company e-mails online this past September . According to an SEC filing by parent company ArtistDirect, the stunt cost the comp ...

  5. Torrent Site Goes After MediaDefender

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Following last week's MediaDefender e-mail leak , bit torrent search engine site The Pirate Bay has now turned over certain e-mails to police that the company says prove major media companies are paying hackers to sabotage the service. The Pi ...

  6. Plugged And Unplugged

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Plugged: There's been an awful lot of hype around Lala.com, the CD-trading service turned online radio and digital download provider. The company backed off its go-big-or-go-home launch when it couldn't get all the major labels onboard r ...

  7. MediaDefender Strategies Exposed In Email Leak

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Thousands of internal e-mails from MediaDefender were leaked to the Internet via various BitTorrent servers over the weekend, exposing many of the company's activities with some embarrassing results. The anti-piracy company works with both th ...

  8. Sprint, Atlantic Records Team For P2P Promotion

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wireless operator Sprint and Atlantic Records are reportedly joining forces to distribute music on pirate P2P networks in a unique mix of advertising and distribution. According to the New York Post , Atlantic will flood various P2P networks with ...

  9. Suretone Taps P2Ps

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Suretone Records is tapping P2P networks to distribute clips of music videos from artists such as Weezer, and taking a decidedly different approach by dropping any insistence of DRM technology. However the videos won't be complete. The video ...

  10. ArtistDirect Reports Q4 Revenues Jumped 246%

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Driven by ad revs, acquisition of MediaDefender. Driven by ad revs, acquisition of MediaDefender. News ...

  11. ArtistDirect Reports Q4 Revenues Jumped 246%

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Driven by ad revenues, acquisition of MediaDefender. ArtistDirect reports fourth quarter revenues increased 246% to $5.6 million driven by an expansion of ad revenues and the acquisition of anti-piracy specialist MediaDefender. The company’s net l ...

  12. MediaDefender Acquired For $42.5 Mil

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ArtistDirect leaning toward digital media. Digital music company ArtistDirect has acquired the assets of MediaDefender, a leading provider of Internet-based anti-piracy solutions, for $42.5 million in cash. The move is part of a larger shift away ...