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MPA Launches Scout Merit Badge Program for Intellectual Property Respect
Looking to educate the public at an early age, copyright authrities have lauched a merit badge program for Hong Kong Scout members.
May 4, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MGM vs Grokster - The Lover's P2P Quarrel
Tomorrow, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., ET AL., squares off against Grokster, LTD., ET AL. In this article, Slyck takes an unusual approach to round up the major arguments in this case.
March 28, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
BPI: You’ve Been Nicked
British file sharers give up to £4500 ($8600) to bullies. Another 31 victims announced.
March 4, 2005
File-Sharing Hurts Artists?
The RIAA says file-sharing hurts artists. But if you do not want to take their word for it, who better to ask then the artists themselves?
December 6, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Slyck Questions BPI
The British Phonographic Industry announced yesterday the intention to sue an initial round of 28 British file sharers. Slyck catches up with the BPI to find if there can be any winners from this move.
October 9, 2004
ShareConnector Targeted
One of the largest eDonkey2000 link sites has been targeted by the Dutch copyright trade organization, Brein.
August 28, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
BPI Changes Tune
As news comes through that sales in the UK have increased for the first time in 5 years, the BPI appears to have forgotten about file sharing. Dire predictions have been replaced by the industry’s past failures – and how brilliant they are for fixing them.
August 23, 2004
BPI Plays Down IFPI Claims
The BPI are playing down Tuesday’s statement made by the IFPI that lawsuits in the UK are inevitable.
June 9, 2004
Japanese Recording Industry Starts Anti-Piracy Campaign
Looking to stem the tide of file-sharing in Japan, the RIAJ (Recording Industry Association of Japan) will begin sending instant messages to P2P users.
May 5, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
No Lawsuits in Argentina
While Canada and Europe contemplate potential lawsuits against P2P users, Argentina will be resorting to less hostile methods.
December 18, 2003
by Thomas Mennecke
Internet Cafe Liable for P2P Downloads
A court has found a cybercafe chain liable for it's customers downloading music.
January 28, 2003
RIAA/BSA/Technology Groups Reach Compromise
After years of trying to reach an agreement and thwart government intervention, copyright holders and technology firms finally reach an agreement on digital distribution.
January 15, 2003
by Thomas Mennecke

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