MP3tunes.com founder Michael Robertson asks a federal court to dispose of copyright suit EMI filed against the music service and him personally. Judge says nothing doing.
Legal costs piled up over four years as the music service defended itself against a copyright suit from EMI that proved to be too much, says founder Michael Robertson.
The undercurrent of Linspire's and Chandler's respective failures is an inability to market to the consumers that would buy their wares.
Linspire, the company that once raised Microsoft's ire with its Linux-based Lindows operating system, is being swallowed by Xandros, another Linux company.
Linspire and Xandros are apparently tying the knot. It's doubtful that two negatives can make a positive.
The founder of MP3.com and MP3tunes.com says the next step for Web radio is freeing fans to make their own programming decisions and give them more full-featured offerings.
After a former MP3tunes.com president says the founder was indeed making company decisions, a U.S. District judge changes the tune of a copyright infringement lawsuit.
Patent filing shows Lala managers believe DRM embedded into a network is more effective that wrapping it around songs.
According to MP3tunes.com CEO Michael Robertson, the answer is "yes" if EMI prevails in its copyright case against his company.