RIAA ups pressure on LimeWire after pirate client release
We wrote last week about the launch of LimeWire Pirate Edition, seemingly by a group of coders unrelated to the company LimeWire, which had shut down its P2P service following a US court injunction. The RIAA is more suspicious...
November 22, 2010
New row emerging over LimeWire evidence destruction
The RIAA may be hoping for more damages from LimeWire due to destruction of evicence, judging by a legal row in the wake of last week's ruling against the P2P firm...
May 24, 2010
LimeWire hit hard by summary judgement in RIAA case
A US federal court has granted a summary judgement in favour of the RIAA's claim that the company behind P2P software LimeWire is liable for copyright infringement...
May 13, 2010
RIAA boss on the ’20-year V Curve’ of music revenues
RIAA boss Mitch Bainwol is optimistic that the recorded music industry will regain the revenues lost in the last ten years through "an explosion of revenue opportunities connected to digital". In an interview, he talks about...
March 24, 2010
Pirates not so hot for Hope For Haiti Now charity album
Last week, we reported on the RIAA's blog post about online pirates making the Hope For Haiti Now charity album available on BitTorrent - it said they were "undermining of humanitarian fundraising efforts via online theft"....
March 8, 2010
RIAA slams illegal downloads of Haiti charity album
The RIAA has published a stern blog post slamming the news that the Hope For Haiti Now charity album is freely available on BitTorrent sites. "The posting highlights a truly ugly side of P2P piracy - the undermining of humanitarian...
March 4, 2010
Jammie Thomas-Rasset heading for third copyright infringement trial
Will this case never end? US file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset is heading back to court, after the RIAA confirmed that it plans to appeal the recent decision to slash her damages to $54,000.
February 10, 2010
Jammie Thomas-Rasset refuses RIAA’s $25k settlement offer
We reported earlier this week on a judge cutting US file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset's damages bill from $1.92 million to $54,000.
January 28, 2010
RIAA fears net neutrality legislation may hamper anti-piracy efforts
The RIAA has filed comments to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging it not to block anti-piracy efforts if it implements new 'net neutrality' rules. The rules would cover how ISPs are and aren't allowed to...
January 15, 2010
Joel Tenenbaum blames the labels for his file-sharing
Convicted file-sharer Joel Tenenbaum hasn't given up on getting either a retrial, or a significantly reduced damages award. But his eccentric lawyer Charles Nessom is arguing that Tenenbaum's file-sharing activities were...
January 6, 2010
Verizon to send out notifications for RIAA
US internet service provider Verizon has had a notoriously rocky relationship with copyright owners, the ISP refusing to act as internet policeman to the point whereby rightsowners either have to take it to court or negotiate...
November 16, 2009