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Spotify offers a free music tier that delivers a good portion of the service's paid subscription version. And that's exactly the problem.
Controversial service had faced paying damages of hundreds of millions of dollars in copyright infringement lawsuit filed by record labels.
The director of a new film about Silk Road says he found striking parallels between the issues surrounding the online drug bazaar and Napster, the original music-sharing service.
Everywhere he turns, LimeWire founder Mark Gorton seems to be facing a new lawsuit from some new group of copyright owners.
With media player Winamp headed to software heaven, Crave's Bonnie Burton, who once worked for the firm that made it, looks back on workplace tensions and fun -- and Mike the llama.
LimeWire creator Mark Gorton is accused of reneging on a promise to compensate a group of indie labels a sum commensurate with the amount Gorton paid to settle with the four largest record companies. In May, Gorton paid the major labels $105 million.
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.
Online and offline sharing of copyrighted music took a nosedive last year, according to NPD.
A pair of reports today showed that revenue is edging up -- and piracy is slipping.