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Was Napster or iTunes more influential?

The top few may be easy to name, but how would you round out the field? Read our picks and then decide for yourself.

By May 27, 2011

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TorrentSpy renews legal campaign against MPAA

Company behind a BitTorrent file-sharing search engine appeals a year-old court order that led to its demise. It was ordered to pay nearly $111 million in damages to the MPAA.

By February 4, 2009

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Why Web host shut down 73,000 blogs a mystery

A Web host service shuts down a blogging platform and says authorities forced its hand. But the RIAA, MPAA, and Homeland Security's antipiracy unit hasn't heard of the site. Who's responsible?

By July 18, 2010

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Tech champion, watchdog heads to Google

Fred von Lohmann, a veteran of the Internet copyright wars and EFF's senior staff attorney, has taken a position as Google's senior copyright counsel.

By June 23, 2010

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If LimeWire builds legal site, will labels come?

Lime Wire says it is building legal site, but top record companies have asked for this numerous times over past 18 months. Now, it's likely too late.

By June 16, 2010

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Did EFF lawyer cross line in LimeWire case?

Federal court judge suggests that one of the most respected attorneys from the technology sector advised LimeWire execs to destroy evidence.

By May 18, 2010

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In Viacom vs. Google, legal shenanigans abound

Experts aren't surprised by accusations of creative editing and failure to produce evidence in this hardball court fight. But they caution that judges usually see through tricks.

By March 24, 2010

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TorrentSpy to appeal whopper legal judgment

Attorney for now-defunct search engine says court's decision was an "abuse of discretion" and a "Hollywood public-relations stunt."

By May 8, 2008

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Studios win $111 million judgment against TorrentSpy

Los Angeles federal court judge also issues a permanent injunction against the former search engine of BitTorrent files.

By May 7, 2008

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After TorrentSpy closure, what's next for MPAA?

Unlike TorrentSpy, which crumpled under the legal costs of fighting copyright battle before getting to trial, IsoHunt is determined to have its day in court.

By March 27, 2008