News tagged with recording industry

Minnesota woman loses music downloading appeal

(AP)—A woman accused of sharing songs online owes record companies $222,000 for willful copyright violations, a federal appeals court said Tuesday, reversing a lower court's ruling in a long-running lawsuit over music downloading.

Sep 11, 2012
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Court won't reduce student's music download fine

(AP) -- The Supreme Court has refused to take up a Boston University student's constitutional challenge to a $675,000 penalty for illegally downloading 30 songs and sharing them on the Internet.

May 21, 2012
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Warner Music shareholders approve sale

Warner Music Group shareholders on Wednesday approved the sale of the company to a media holding owned by Russian-born billionaire Len Blavatnik, the company said.

Jul 06, 2011
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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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