San Diego – Major music labels achieved a major victory in the copyright wars when, in May, Limewire agreed to pay $105 million to settle a copyright infringement suit. As federal copyright laws have become much stricter and the entertainment industry much more litigious against infringement, many saw this victory as an end of a
Major ISPs Agree to Police Internet for Copyright Infringement
Los Angeles – Top Internet Service Providers like Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Verizon, and Cablevision have agreed to increase their efforts at patrolling the Internet against copyright infringers.
This new agreement with the ISPs will give the entertainment industry a much needed arsenal in the war on copyright theft. Every year, the online…
With iCloud Apple to Split iTunes Revenue With Copyright Holders
Los Angeles – It appears that copyright holders may finally recover some lost revenue for their music, thanks to Apple’s new iCloud and iMatch. However, the recent unveiling of the web storage and streaming service has sparked a debate that leaves many concerned about the future of digital music and video.
iMatch is a service that automatically…
Recording Industry Seeks $75 Trillion from LimeWire in Copyright Infringement Settlement
Orange County – It seems that there is still some fight in the recording industry.
In an October 2010 court injunction, LimeWire was ordered to stop distributing its downloading software. LimeWire is a free peer-to-peer file sharing (P2P) client program. The ruling was a major victory for the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), which has…