What is DRM?
Hot off a legal victory this summer against usenet index site Newzbin2, the Motion Picture Association has named its next target: another usenet called NZBsRus. The trade organization has fired the first shot, hitting the site with a cease-and-desist. However, the group doesn't plan on staying offline for long.
As debates rage over proposed anti-piracy laws and internet censorship, Erik Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, came forward on Wednesday to recommend that governments not move forward with "simple solutions to complex problems" related to protecting IP.
Google didn't roll out a new online music store as some Internet users expected, but the No. 1 search engine has launched a new music search feature that will allow listeners to sample music and find information about songs.
A federal court judge ruled on Monday that cloud music service MP3tunes does not violate copyright laws when it stored only a single copy of a song on its servers, instead of one copy per user. With all of the cloud music options out there right now including Google and Amazon, there are a lot of people very happy about this decision.
There are some circumstances where downloading copyrighted music could've been considered legal, a federal judge said.
Celebrating its spinoff from Viacom and RealNetworks, the now independent online Rhapsody music service has slashed its monthly subscription to $10 per month.
Google is making allies in the music industry, with Warner Music reportedly onboard as Vivendi, Sony and EMI consider support for a Google Music service.
The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) trade group suffered a massive DDoS attack that crippled the copyright group's website for a few hours.
In the crazy word of tech patents, one company says it now lords over the concept of connecting people to episodic media content.
The trial between Apple and Eight Mile Style is officially underway in Detroit, Michigan, with the Cupertino-based tech company defending its sale of select Eminem songs.
Now that Apple is cashing in on the multi-billion dollar music industry with its iTunes store, popular peer-to-peer program Kazaa announced to re-launch as a subscription-based music service.
In this review, we will check out how they perform against a pair of corded headphones, its features and how well it copes with everyday use such as sound quality, line of sight, distance from transmitter and battery life.
Following the House Judiciary Committee's decision last week to postpone a vote on the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act until this Wednesday, the MPAA has already predicted a big win for copyright holders. One of SOPA's chief proponents since it was introduced this fall, the trade group believes the bill will be passed "by a strong bi-partisan margin."
Two out of the blue announcements from key police officer and firefighter organizations have lent support to the controversial Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property act.
A person well known with the online music business kicked off the week by announcing a new on-demand music service designed for Apple iPhone and Google Android smartphone owners.

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