News tagged with copyright infringement

LimeWire, major record labels settle for $105M

(AP) -- File-sharing software company LimeWire, which shut down last year after being barred from allowing people to share copyright-protected files online, reached a $105 million out-of-court settlement with the major record ...

May 13, 2011
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Downloading case to have 23,000 defendants

(PhysOrg.com) -- How many of you remember the film The Expendables? It was an action flick, featuring some of the biggest names in blowing things up, and soon it will be known as the film that has created ...

May 11, 2011 weblog
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Zite news app accused of copyright infringement

The Washington Post, Dow Jones, Time Inc. and other news organizations have accused iPad news reader Zite of copyright infringement and told the Canadian startup to stop displaying their articles.

Mar 31, 2011
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Talks between Baidu and Chinese writers collapse

Negotiations to resolve a copyright dispute between search engine giant Baidu and Chinese writers have broken down with the company now facing potential court action, state media reported Friday.

Mar 25, 2011
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Court bars streaming of TV programming online

(AP) -- In a key victory for television broadcasters, a federal court has ordered a Seattle start-up called ivi Inc. to stop distributing broadcast signals over the Internet without their consent.

Feb 22, 2011
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Motorola barred from turning over Huawei info

A US judge has ordered Motorola not to turn over any confidential information from China's Huawei Technologies Co. to Nokia Siemens Networks as she examines a lawsuit filed against the US telecom giant.

Jan 25, 2011
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Huawei sues Motorola over IP transfer to NSN

China's Huawei Technologies Co. sued Motorola on Monday to prevent confidential Huawei intellectual property information from being allegedly transferred to Nokia Siemens Networks.

Jan 24, 2011
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China pledges tougher fight on online piracy

China will step up its fight to protect intellectual property rights (IPR) by targeting online piracy, state media said Monday, amid calls for Beijing to do more on widespread copyright infringement.

Jan 17, 2011
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Reading Avatar's DNA

You know when you're watching a pirated film downloaded from the Internet -- there's no mistaking the fuzzy footage, or the guy in the front row getting up for popcorn. Despite the poor quality, pirated video ...

Dec 21, 2010
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Pirate Bay financier takes case to Supreme Court

A key financier of the Swedish filesharing site, The Pirate Bay, appealed to the country's highest court on Monday to overturn his four-month prison sentence and fines to the music and movie industry, court ...

Dec 20, 2010
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