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.
EMI plans to go forward with its copyright suit against MP3tunes.com and founder Michael Robertson even though the music-locker service has filed for bankruptcy.
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.
Roku box enables iTunes users to stream music to their TVs. The question is will the labels claim this violates their copyright.
U.S. District Court in New York grants summary judgment against MP3tunes for music that the founder uploaded personally without permission but grants music service protection under DMCA safe harbor.
EMI says MP3tunes is a pirate tool masquerading as cloud storage. But MP3tunes founder Michael Roberts says people should be allowed to store media without asking rights holders' permission.
Executives from Sony and cloud-music service mSpot cross swords over whether services like mSpot must pay the big labels to store songs and stream them to owners.
Both sides of the lawsuit--copyright holder and service provider--can claim a partial victory, but final decisions are a long way off.
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Dar.fm founder predicts that as talk radio labors to stay relevant, it must embrace Web distribution, where his TiVo-for-radio service will be waiting.