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UK minister Ed Vaizey hails ‘productive’ meeting with ISPs and rightsholders

Last week's High Court decision for a judicial review of the Digital Economy Act seemingly left ISPs and the creative industries more at loggerheads than ever. However, Music Week reports that Culture, Communications...
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Music Ally Report : Speculate to accumulate – mass lawsuits & P2P

- Mass lawsuits and P2P - Windows phone 7 - outlook - Rip it up and start again - Country profile: Portugal - Comment: Jan Nordlund of PlusFourSix
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Irish ISP defeats plans to enforce three-strikes

Irish ISP UPC has prevailed in a court ruling that appears to rule out the enforcement of three-strikes policies in Ireland. All four major labels were involved in the case, and while Justice Peter Charleton accepted that...
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Music Ally Report :: Counting the cost of the DEA

- Counting the costs of the DEA - Unlicensed to Thrill - Dispersing the meta-fog part 1 - Market profile: Germany - Comment: Will Page & Steffan Wicker, Simfy
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Official ACTA draft finally released

After numerous leaks and much criticism over its secrecy, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has been officially published in its draft form. The suggestion that ISPs should terminate the accounts of repeat infringers...
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Canadian publisher McCarty slams ISPs over piracy

U2 manager Paul McGuinness presumably wasn't available, so Canadian music publisher ole's president Michael McCarty stepped up to the ISP-kicking plate for the launch of Canadian Music Week. He described ISPs as the "neighborhood...
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US ISPs funding BitTorrent tracking technology

An eagle-eyed reader of tech site Slashdot has spotted a research paper from the University of Colorado, focusing on a technology to track BitTorrent users with "low-cost cloud computing services" for as little as $13 a month.
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A2IM bangs drum in support of net neutrality

The debate around 'net neutrality' rages on in the US - focusing on whether ISPs have the right to prioritise traffic for certain services or types of content. The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) has filed...
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UK ISPs attack Digital Economy Bill measures (and get attacked by Bono in return)

UK ISPs have stepped up their attack on the Digital Economy Bill's proposed anti-piracy measures, claiming that the cost of sending warning letters and then suspending or slowing broadband connections could cost £500 million...
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Music Ally Report: The ups and downs of streaming music

Our lead examines 2009's raise of Spotify and Padora services and the debate around the economics behind them.
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Pirate Bay appeal postponed to next Summer

We reported yesterday that the appeal of the recent Pirate Bay verdict might be delayed due to a separate appeal over the neutrality of the judges.
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FCC boss comes out in favour of net neutrality

The debate over net neutrality - and whether ISPs should be prevented from blocking or slowing certain kinds of internet traffic on their network - has been heated in the US.