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Everywhere he turns, LimeWire founder Mark Gorton seems to be facing a new lawsuit from some new group of copyright owners.
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.
What's happening with the money awarded to music labels over the Pirate Bay verdict? It's not going to the artists, TorrentFreak reported.
Publishing houses may worry about DRM, but there's a far more problematic issue plaguing the writers of ebooks.
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.
Days after Google blocked a site that converts songs from YouTube music videos into MP3s, the RIAA again asks CNET to remove conversion software from Download.com.
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.
Subscription services such as Spotify and Rhapsody can tell their critics to put a clamp on it. In 2011, revenue jumped 13 percent to $241 million, even as overall music sales rose barely at all.
Police raid the home of MegaUpload's Kim DotCom wielding automatic weapons. Anonymous publishes the Social Security number of a sports promoter who disagrees with them. Are both sides hurting their causes by turning to increasingly tougher tactics?
All the recent talk that the FBI cracked down on MegaUpload after being pressured by the music industry is just wrong. Nobody was doing more to prompt the federal government to act in the MegaUpload case than the film sector.