A former Kazaa user is now trying to sue the Australian Company Sharman Networks for engaging in fraudulent misrepresentation and deceptive trade practices in that she did not know that files downloaded on Kazaa were in breach of copyright.
Doug Morris, chief executive officer of Universal Music Group, the world's largest music company, said that he expects to reach a settlement with MySpace, which the company sued for copyright infringement.
Under a deal with the Universal Pictures Australasia, ASX-listed broadband TV operator ReelTime tomorrow will begin offering DTO - "download to own" - movies, which consumers can keep by burning onto a DVD.
A new website is offering aspiring musicians, comedians, dancers and other performers their big break by allowing them to upload video clips of their original content online and get a cut of the advertising dollars.
Universal Music the Company whose CEO described all iPod owners as "Thieves" is at it again. This time he is suing News Ltd's social networking Web site MySpace over thousands of music videos uploaded to the site by MySpace users.