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This page contains all the news items for the tag "Music" for the month of July 2011. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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Does Piracy Lead To Better Quality Content?

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A new study seems to show that, in contract to conventional wisdom, piracy actually leads to better quality content, and that tougher copyright law enforcement may not help with reducing piracy ... Read more ...
Jul
27
2011



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UK Copyright Group Wants Search Results Marked With "Traffic Lights"

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A new proposal by a British royalty collection organisation will see websites offering pirated content marked with a "red tick" ... Read more ...
Jul
26
2011



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Jammie Thomas-Rasset RIAA Damages Reduced By $1.45m

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Jammie Thomas-Rasset receives the lowest yet figure for total damages the single mother needs to pay the RIAA for downloading 24 songs ... Read more ...
Jul
26
2011



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French "Three Strikes" Records 18 Million Incidents of Piracy, Only 10 Investigated

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Over 18 million incidents of piracy has been recorded under the French "three-strikes" monitoring program, but only 10 are facing sanctions after reaching their third strike ... Read more ...
Jul
16
2011



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Spotify Goes Live in US, End of Music Piracy As We Know It?

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Spotify is set to launch in the US, and you can already sign up to request an invite. Is this the end of music piracy as we know it? ... Read more ...
Jul
16
2011



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Copyright Fair Use A Huge Contributor To Economy, While PROTECT IP Could Kill Jobs

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The economic argument for tougher copyright laws may have been dismissed by a new report showing the huge contributions of copyright fair use to the US economy. The PROTECT IP act could actually cost jobs. ... Read more ...
Jul
13
2011



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100+ Law Professors Protest Against Proposed Copyright Bill, PROTECT IP

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Law professors from the most prestigious law schools around the United States have come out fighting against the proposed PROTECT IP copyright act, which will give the government the power to seize and block "bad" websites ... Read more ...
Jul
11
2011



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Graduated Response Comes To US, Five Strikes And Something Happens

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It's not three-strikes, it's five-strikes, and all the major ISPs in the US have signed up to help the MPAA and RIAA police the Internet ... Read more ...
Jul
9
2011



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CNET Piracy Lawsuit Dismissed, But CNET Not Celebrating

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FilmOn founder Alki David's lawsuit against CNET has been voluntarily dismissed, but maybe only because David may plan to add more plaintiffs to the lawsuit that claims CNET and CBS helped to facilitate piracy by offering LimeWire for download ... Read more ...
Jul
6
2011