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Canadian File-Sharing Case Adjourned
A Canadian Justice adjourns the Canadian anti-piracy case for 24 days.
February 17, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
eMule Name Trademarked
Firstway Medien GmbH, creators of a dialer version eMule client, trademarks the term “eMule”, with the potential threat of legal action against those who hold the name.
February 16, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Interview With DirectConnect's Jon Hess
Slyck speaks with Jon Hess, programmer behind the popular DirectConnect community.
February 13, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
RIAA Applauds US Copyright Expansion
America’s extensive copyright laws accompany the free trade agreement with Australia.
February 12, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Torrent Site Shut Down has been shut down, courtesy of Microsoft.
February 11, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
British Album Sales Increase Sobered by Singles Decline
As lower prices push CD album sales in the United Kingdom up, the ease of free P2P networks and industry-sanctioned services dampen the music industry’s glee.
February 11, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Sharman Challenges Recording Industry
Slyck catches up with Phil Morle, CTO of Sharman Networks, as they look to have the Anton Piller order set aside.
February 10, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
MIPI Raids Boost FastTrack's Population
While Sharman Networks prepare to fight off the Australian copyright industry, FastTrack sees its userbase climb.
February 8, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Sharman Networks (Kazaa) Raided By Music Industry
The enforcement arm of the Australian music industry raids the Sharman Networks' offices.
February 6, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Tower Records Files for Bankruptcy
As online music distribution ramps up, the significance of brick and motar CD stores is called into greater question.
February 5, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Grokster Upgrades to FastTrack 2.6 Stack
After nearly a year of using an outdated FastTrack stack, Grokster finally updates to version 2.6.
February 5, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
StreamCast Confident of Morpheus Victory - Update
StreamCast lawyers feel victory is imminent as copyright lawyers find their backs to the wall. Update: You can listen to the entire proceedings in mp3 format.
February 4, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Morpheus 4.0 Arrives
For better or worse, the multifaceted Morpheus 4.0 arrives on the P2P scene.
February 3, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
StreamCast and Grokster Take on Copyright Industry
The stakes are high as the copyright industry fights to hold P2P developers responsible for the actions of their users.
February 2, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Ares Hits 100,000 Users
The venerable Ares network becomes one of the fastest growing communities as it hits 100,000 users. We also look at Ares cousin, the controversial "Warez P2P" client.
January 30, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke

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