March 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The French government is planning a new approach to tackling online piracy, following its much-discussed Hadopi initiative in recent years. Among the new measures will be collaboration between rightsholders...

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March 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

And it wasn’t good news for Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, who were ordered to pay a total of $7.4m in damages to the estate of Marvin Gaye, after a jury ruled that ‘Blurred Lines’ was too close...

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October 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Things are getting ugly in the world of connected hi-fis, where pioneer Sonos is facing growing competition – yet is also marshalling its patents in response. The company took aim at one of those rivals,...

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July 24th, 2013 by Music Ally

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B2B digital music provider MediaNet that's in her sights with a copyright infringement lawsuit alleging that it has been distributing 120 of her songs without a licence.

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April 23rd, 2012 by Music Ally

Gericht zwingt Youtube zur Pruefung von Videos

YouTube must take responsibility in Germany for ensuring its users do not upload copyrighted material that has already been flagged as infringing by rightsholders.

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July 11th, 2011 by Music Ally

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Apple has been ordered to pay US firm Personal Audio $8 million after being found liable for patent infringement. The patents in question related to downloadable playlists, and formed the basis of a lawsuit...

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September 10th, 2009 by Music Ally

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Yet more bad news for the Pirate Bay acquisition - would-be purchaser Global Gaming Factory X has been delisted from the Swedish Aktietorget exchange for violating its transparency principles - this, after...

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July 1st, 2009 by Music Ally

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The RIAA has been handed a big victory by a US court in its battle against Usenet.com, with the latter being ruled guilty of direct, contributory and vicarious infringement, and also being told that it...

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April 8th, 2008 by Music Ally

In February, several major labels filed a lawsuit against Chinese web portal Baidu for copyright infringement, citing its deep-linking to sites offering illegal music downloads. Well, the case is now going...

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