CALIFORNIA BILL GOES AFTER P2P DEVELOPERS THAT DON’T FILTER
The same guy who wanted to jail file sharers that didn’t publicize email address.
More copyright silliness: Company claims to own a color
HOLLYWOOD OWNS MUSICAL NOTES
Downhill Battle takes aim on the ridiculous state of musical sampling law
FCC APPROVES TIVO LIMITED COPY FEATURE OPPOSED BY MOVIE BIZ AND NFL
It's sad when we have to applaud a simple affirmation of personal fair use. Chairman Michael Powell said, "We are recognizing the need to protect digital content, without sacrificing the need for innovation." Thanks for the scraps.
WIRED HIGHLIGHTS MPAA JUNIOR HIGH BRAINWASHING
A LOSING BATTLE: RIAA TOUTS COPYRIGHTED SONG BLOCKER
Doesn't work with encrypted files or secured networks.
RIAA SHAMNESTY PROGRAM DEAD
Scare program did con 1,108 people into signing up even though it couldn't actually stop a band from suing an individual.
"ME? TRIPLE HOMICIDE. WHAT ARE YOU IN FOR, KID?" CALIFORNIA TAKES THE LEAD IN INSANITY: A YEAR IN PRISON FOR SHARING A FILE
California state senator lives up to the state's reputation for nuts, seeks personal ID's on files ... or else it's a year in the slammer, a $2,500 fine, or both. San Jose Mercury calls the legislation 'asinine'.
RIAA HURTS ITSELF BY DRIVING FILE SHARERS TO MORE SECURE NETS
This is an old story that's only now moving into more popular media. It's an even older trend. RIAA kills Napster. Kazaa grows in its place, even larger. Surely the next P2P giant will be even bigger. Old dogs truly never learn new tricks.
... IN PUSHING CONSUMERS TO ENCRYPT THEIR INTERNET
WHO'S STEALING WHAT
... MUSICIANS P2P TOO
45% of Australian music professionals
download music from the Internet. Half never pay for
... COMPANIES FALSELY CLAIM MATERIALS AS THEIR OWN
PR MACHINE IN OVERDRIVE
Movie biz girds for battle against
file sharing. Efforts include role playing game "Starving
U.S. IS ONLY THE TIP OF PIRATED
Problem is tiny compared to
rampant piracy overseas
RECORD INDUSTRY FAILS TO GET
PUBLIC SYMPATHY: TURNS ITS GUNS ON PORN
Attempts flanking maneuver to
get P2P industry regulations based on adult content
ANOTHER REASON THE ENTERTAINMENT BIZ HATES CONSUMERS: TEXT MESSAGING
Sinks bad summer movies that can no longer buy boffo box office
NEWSWEEK'S STEVEN LEVY: PIRATES OF THE INTERNET
"There are better things for prosecutors and the courts to focus on. Like real national security."
WILL TAKE 2191.78 YEARS TO SUE EVERYONE
NEW EVIL: JOHNNY LEARNS SEX FROM P2P
RIAA WAR INDIRECTLY HELPS TERRORISTS
Aggressive litigation encourages
stealth technologies that protect users both good
RIAA TOPS ITSELF: SUES OVER VAPORWARE
Streamcast net radio service
was never offered.
MUSIC COMPANIES SUE NAPSTER INVESTOR: WATCH OUT, YOUR
DOG IS NEXT
VALENTI BLOWS HOT AIR AT DUKE U: "MORAL IMPERATIVE"
RIAA IS "SILLY ... LAUGHED
AT ... IRRELEVANT"
record executive says "Embrace File Sharing, Or
Die ... It is one thing to be unsuccessful, it's one
thing to argue a bad position, but it's quite another
to be silly and laughed at, and that's where the RIAA
has ended up. They appear to be totally irrelevant except
as bagmen. It's more than just bad P.R., it's bad science."
HOLLYWOOD'S PRIVATE WAR FOR
“It seems that one of
the highest priorities for the Justice Department -
behind that simple task of securing America's Homeland
- should be copyright enforcement.”
WHY THE RIAA OWES US ALL AN APOLOGY
Equates file sharing with terrorism