News tagged with sharing music

Digital piracy casts shadow over ebook world

With electronic books growing in popularity, the publishing world focuses on fighting the threat of digital book pirates, much as the music industry once did with illegal downloading.

Oct 13, 2011
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EMC buying Isilon for $2.25 billion

(AP) -- The data storage company EMC Corp. has reached a deal to buy Isilon Systems Inc. for $2.25 billion in cash, betting on a surge in demand for space to put huge amounts of digital information.

Nov 15, 2010
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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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China moves to control online music industry

China has announced that all songs posted on music websites must receive prior approval and foreign lyrics must be translated into Chinese, in a new push to control online content.

Sep 10, 2009
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Would-be Pirate Bay buyer ousted from stock market

(AP) -- The would-be buyer of Swedish file-sharing Web site The Pirate Bay has been kicked out of the smallcap stock exchange Aktietorget for misleading the market, the Swedish trading platform said Wednesday.

Sep 09, 2009
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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.

Aug 25, 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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