News tagged with copyright infringement

Lawyer: Song swapper on trial doing `what kids do'

(AP) -- A Boston University graduate student was "a kid who did what kids do" when he swapped songs through file-sharing networks like Kazaa, his lawyer said Tuesday as his copyright-infringement trial began.

Jul 28, 2009
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Privacy concerns over Google book project

Google's ambitious book scanning project, already facing anti-trust scrutiny and awaiting court approval, is also raising concerns among privacy advocates and civil liberties groups.

Jul 24, 2009
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Swedish court rules out Pirate Bay retrial

A Swedish court on Thursday rejected calls for a retrial of four men found guilty of promoting copyright infringement by running filesharing site The Pirate Bay, saying the trial judge was not biased.

Jun 25, 2009
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Big fine could be big trouble in downloading case

(AP) -- The $1.92 million verdict against a Minnesota woman accused of sharing 24 songs over the Internet could ratchet up the pressure on other defendants to settle with the recording industry - if the big ...

Jun 19, 2009
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Judge in Pirate Bay trial may have been biased

A Swedish judge who found four men guilty of promoting copyright infringement by running filesharing site The Pirate Bay may have been biased and a retrial may be ordered, legal experts said Thursday.

Apr 23, 2009
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