In Lime Wire trial, sounds of discord (roundup)

A year after a judge found Mark Gorton liable, a jury is now deciding how much the founder of Lime Wire must pay in damages for willful copyright infringement.

A year after a judge found Mark Gorton liable, a jury is now deciding how much the founder of Lime Wire must pay in damages for willful copyright infringement.

<b> Lime Wire settles with RIAA for $105 million</b> Mark Gorton, creator of the LimeWire file-sharing system, agrees to compensate the four largest record labels for facilitating the mass piracy of billions of songs over 10 years.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
May 12, 2011 3:51PM PDT

<b> RIAA, Lime Wire close to settling copyright suit</b> Lime Wire, the file-sharing service found liable for copyright infringement last year, could pay a significant sum to the four largest record companies to compensate them for their losses.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
May 12, 2011 10:32 AM PDT

<b>Lime Wire: Labels hurt by mismanagement, not piracy</b> Lime Wire lawyers showed jury that Warner Music honchos, including CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr., paid themselves millions while laying off hundreds and claiming music piracy was to blame for financial woes.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
May 11, 2011 3:02 PM PDT

<b>Lime Wire founder on copyright law: 'I was wrong'</b> Mark Gorton, founder of file-sharing service LimeWire, acknowledges in court that he knew of mass copyright infringement going on with users and that he refused to stop it.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
May 9, 2011 2:24 PM PDT

<b>Lime Wire strikes back in court against RIAA </b> Facing a possible $1 billion judgment, Lime Wire lawyers tell a jury that the file-sharing service didn't play a large role in 50 percent drop in record labels' revenue. They blamed CD ripping, a poor economy, and the labels' own inaction.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
May 4, 2011 4:55 PM PDT

<b>Lime Wire's day of reckoning is here </b> A jury will decide how much money Lime Wire and founder Mark Gorton should pay for "willfully" infringing songs from record labels. For some hardliners in the music industry, the Lime Wire case is about retribution.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
May 3, 2011 11:43 AM PDT

previous coverage

<b>Study: LimeWire demise slows music piracy</b> The volume of Internet users illegally obtaining music from P2P services has fallen from a high of 16 percent in late 2007 to 9 percent at the end of 2010, NPD reports.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
March 23, 2011 5:47 AM PDT

<b>Lime Wire settles copyright suit with publishers</b> Operator of the now shut file-sharing site has settled a lawsuit with several major music publishers over charges that it allowed its users to download copyrighted songs.
(Posted in Digital Media by Lance Whitney)
March 9, 2011 8:10 AM PST

<b>Did Lime Wire betray users?</b> Under legal pressure from the record labels, the company agreed to secretly update its software so that it would be able to shut down the LimeWire network.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
October 27, 2010 6:06 AM PDT

<b>Judge slaps Lime Wire with permanent injunction</b> U.S. District Court Judge Kimba Wood orders LimeWire to disable downloading and uploading and otherwise quit being LimeWire.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
October 26, 2010 1:02 PM PDT

<b>RIAA wins big in LimeWire lawsuit</b> U.S. District court judge rules for summary judgment, finding the company behind the file-sharing program and founder Mark Gorton liable for copyright infringement.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
May 12, 2010 11:09 AM PDT

 

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