Labels take BT Ireland to court over three strikes policy
It's hotting up in Ireland, where the country's second largest ISP BT Ireland is facing litigation from the four major labels, to force it to introduce a graduated response policy against illegal file-sharers.
June 22, 2009
Judge slams defence lawyer in Tenenbaum file-sharing case
We've written before about the eccentric behaviour of Charles Nesson, the Harvard law professor who's defending alleged file-sharer Joel Tenenbaum in his upcoming trial.
June 19, 2009
Jammie Thomas-Rasset fined $1.92m in file-sharing retrial
Minnesota resident Jammie Thomas-Rasset has been found guilty (again) of wilfully infringing 24 copyrighted songs, in her file-sharing retrial.
June 19, 2009
Jammie Thomas-Rasset retrial Day Three: Did the boyfriend do it?
The third day in the retrial of alleged file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset saw the defendant take the stand, with the thrust of her testimony being that her ex-boyfriend may have been responsible for the infringing activity...
June 18, 2009
EMI sues streaming music site Grooveshark
Another day, another lawsuit. This time it's EMI suing US-based streaming music site Grooveshark, following unsuccessful licensing negotiations.
June 18, 2009
Jammie Thomas-Rasset retrial: Day Two
There was controversy yesterday during the retrial of alleged file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset, when an RIAA computer science expert nearly had his testimony struck from the record after referring to evidence that hadn't...
June 17, 2009
Setback for Jammie Thomas ahead of file-sharing retrial
The judge in the upcoming retrial of alleged file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset (she's got married since the original trial, when she was just Jammie Thomas) has thrown out her lawyers' attempts to bar all MediaSentry evidence...
June 12, 2009
Stockholm District Court defends Pirate Bay judge
The appeal against the recent Pirate Bay trial verdict is underway, with the alleged bias of the judge in the case one of the key issues.
June 9, 2009
In-depth preview of the Jammie Thomas retrial
Ars Technica has a long article previewing the main arguments likely to feature in the upcoming retrial of alleged file-sharer Jammie Thomas.
June 5, 2009
RIAA struggling to sign up US ISPs to graduated response
The UK government may be considering legislation to force ISPs to implement graduated response schemes to punish persistent illegal file-sharers, but it seems in the US, the RIAA is struggling to negotiate voluntary deals...
June 4, 2009
Jammie Thomas lawyers try to nix MediaSentry evidence
Attorneys for alleged file-sharer Jammie Thomas have filed a motion to suppress evidence from investigation firm MediaSentry in her upcoming retrial.
June 3, 2009