News tagged with copyright infringement

Dutch court: Web site must remove copyright works

(AP) -- A civil court on Wednesday ordered Dutch Web site Mininova to remove within three months all files on its servers that point to copyrighted works or face a fine of up to euro5 million ($7.16 million).

dateAug 26, 2009 in Internet
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The Pirate Bay back online after fine threat

The Pirate Bay, one of the world's most popular filesharing websites, was back online on Tuesday after being shut down when a Swedish court threatened its bandwith supplier with a hefty fine.

dateAug 25, 2009 in Internet
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Pirate Bay to challenge Dutch ban

The owners of Swedish filesharing website The Pirate Bay will seek a retrial after a Dutch court temporarily banned its activities in the Netherlands, their lawyer said on Monday.

dateAug 10, 2009 in Internet
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Mass. student on trial admits sharing tunes online

(AP) -- A Boston University graduate student accused of illegally swapping music online nonchalantly admitted in court Thursday that he has downloaded and shared hundreds of songs by Nirvana, Green Day, The Smashing Pumpkins ...

dateJul 30, 2009 in Internet
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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.

dateJul 28, 2009 in Internet
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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.

dateJul 24, 2009 in Internet
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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.

dateJun 25, 2009 in Internet
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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 ...

dateJun 19, 2009 in Internet
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