News tagged with recording industry

Russian-born billionaire buys Warner Music

Russian-American billionaire Len Blavatnik's Access Industries won a bidding war on Friday for Warner Music Group, buying the storied music company for $3.3 billion in an all-cash transaction.

May 06, 2011
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Atty: MN woman can't pay for sharing songs

(AP) -- A Minnesota woman ordered to pay a recording industry trade group $1.5 million for illegally sharing music online doesn't plan to pay those damages as her attorneys continue to argue the amount is unconstitutional, ...

Nov 05, 2010
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Swedish Pirate Bay appeals trial wraps up

Defence lawyers wrapped up an appeals trial Friday of three founders and a financier of Swedish filesharing site The Pirate Bay, demanding that their clients' earlier guilty verdicts be overturned.

Oct 15, 2010
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Minnesota song-sharing case heads for 3rd trial

(AP) -- A trade group representing the major music labels said Wednesday it will reject a reduced penalty for a central Minnesota woman found guilty of sharing 24 songs over the Internet, and will instead begin preparing ...

Jan 28, 2010
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