Judge Orders Change in Kazaa Service

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An Australian judge today ordered significant changes in the Kazaa network, ruling that its operators, Sharman Networks, authorized the widespread violation of copyrights. While the ruling did not entirely shut down Kazaa, its result...

Witness assaults Kazaa filter claims

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Overriding severe objections from Sharman Networks, an Australian judge allowed an antipiracy company to testify at the trial against the owners of the peer-to-peer software Kazaa. Tom Mizzone, vice president of data...

Kazaa owners launch defense in file-share case

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The owners of file-swapping giant Kazaa claimed Tuesday their software, which allows users to exchange copyrighted music and movies online, doesn't differ from video recorders, as they launched their defense in a landmark music piracy...

Australian Music Industry Goes After Kazaa

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Lawyers for Australia's recording industry have called Kazaa's file sharing network "an engine of copyright piracy to a degree of magnitude never before seen" and have filed a suit to have Kazaa's owners, Sharman Networks...

Kazaa Rates as Worst Pest on CA's Spyware List

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Computer Associates International Inc. has launched a list of the worst spyware threats as part of a new program to combat unwanted software "pests." At the top of that list: the peer-to-peer application Kazaa. The...

Survey: Movie-swapping up; Kazaa down

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It wasn't to long ago that Kazaa was the most popular file sharing program. Now the tables have turned in favor of BitTorrent. BitTorrent now accounts for 53% of all P2P network traffic....

Microsoft employee sues Kazaa

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There's a new legal battle over Kazaa -- and this time it has nothing to do with swapping copyrighted music online. A native of Romania is filing suit and he claims that...

Kazaa Office Raid Upheld

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An Australian judge has refused to set aside the Anton Piller order brought against Kazaa owner Sharman Networks, but says that the material seized must be held by independent lawyers until access can be negotiated....

Kazaa Gets Its Day in Court

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Sharman Networks, the owner and distributor of the Kazaa peer-to-peer network, argued its case in court on Friday. The company went before the Federal Court of Australia to argue against charges brought by Music Industry...

Record industry raids Kazaa offices

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The Australian record industry raided the offices of music internet group Kazaa as part of legal action aimed at shutting down the popular site. Kazaa is the world's largest file sharing network, and is owned...

Kazaa Wireless 0.40

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Kazaa Wireless provides mobile capable brains to your Kazaa desktop application. With Kazaa Wireless you can get direct access to Kazaa anytime, anywhere using any kind of mobile device. Requires: o Windows 2000/XP (or...

Kazaa Owner Gets OK to Sue Movie, Record Companies

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A U.S. federal court has cleared the way for Kazaa file-sharing software owner Sharman Networks to sue the entertainment industry for copyright infringement, Sharman said on Friday. Sharman, targeted by studios and record companies because...

Diet KazaA 2.6

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Diet Kaza is free and legal (according to the authors) addon program for KaZaA, Grokster, or Morpheus. It removes all bannerss, pop-ups, extra button and third party compaonents from those clients and produces faster search...

Kazaa Lite shut down

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The Kazaa Lite K++ project has been shut down by Sharman Networks on grounds of copyright infringement. The project, which had been set up to block spy and ad ware within the...

Kazaa talks to the BBC, goes to the movies

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Report In Australian newspaper The Age today highlighted the fact that file sharing application Kazaa is expanding into the movie business with a series of deals announced in the last few weeks. Using copy-protection technology...

Kazaa Media Desktop 2.6.

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Kazaa Media Desktop is the World's No. 1, free, peer-to-peer file-sharing software application. Features include improved privacy protection, the ability to search for and download music, playlists, software, video files, documents and images, the ability...

Kazaa plans defensive ad campaign

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Sharman Networks, the parent company of Kazaa, is developing an offline advertising campaign that will encourage users to defend file swapping. Kazaa parent Sharman Networks plans to unveil its first offline advertising campaign next week,...

Kazaa may end the free music download

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Kazaa has thrown its weight behind a plan to start billing song swappers for their music downloads. The proposal, which could finally end the days of the free lunch for millions of music...

Kazaa Lite K++ 2.4.3

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A spyware free version of Kazaa, with many improvements ! Kazaa K++ is an enhanced Kazaa (KMD) with a lot of new features only available with K++. Features: ...

Kazaa Lite Toolbar 2.0

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Kazaa Lite Toolbar is a customizable toolbar and Web address bar integrated to Kazaa Lite interface. It's useful to open favorite web pages, web email, shared folder or external tools (like Antivirus, Windows Media Player,...

Diet Kazaa 2.51

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Diet Kazaa (formerly KaZaa Tap) is a Kazaa utility that removes all advertising, speeds up searches, gives more results and takes out useless icons (i.e. Shopping). Diet Kazaa is freeware and legal...

Kazaa Lite K++ 2.4.1

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Kazaa K++ is an enhanced Kazaa (KMD) with a lot of new features only available with K++. What's New in Kazaa Lite K++ 2.4.1: Merged the features of the two...

Kazaa Derivatives Offer RIAA-Blocking Features

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Two derivatives of the popular Kazaa peer-to-peer filesharing service now actively attempt to block scans by the RIAA and other agencies, escalating the P2P war to a new level. Both Kazaa K++ and Kazaa Lite,...

Kazaa K++ 2.4.0 Final

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NOTE: This is NOT Kazaa Lite Kazaa K++ is an enhanced Kazaa (KMD) with a lot of new features only available with K++ Kazaa K++ includes the following: ...

Kazaa Lite K++ 2.1.1 RC 22

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A new build of Kazaa Lite is out its a spyware free version of Kazaa, with many improvements! Differences between KaZaA Lite and KaZaA Media Desktop: No SpyWare No AdWare No...

Kazaa v2.5 Beta

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Thanks ibetheone for this news. Kazaa Media Desktop is the World's Number 1 peer-to-peer software application and it's free! New Search Features: Multiple search results tabs: Each search you perform is...

Kazaa not being monitored? Think Again!

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Whats this controversy we have all been hearing in the news in the past few months about weather kazaa is being montored by any federal or other piracy agencies. Well think again! Yes, that's right....

Kazaa Lite K++ 2.1.1 RC 16

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Cheers Courage for this submission. A spyware free version of Kazaa, with many improvements! Differences between KaZaA Lite and KaZaA Media Desktop: No SpyWare No AdWare No popups No banners No...

Altnet to pay Kazaa users for swapping

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A year after launching its sometimes-controversial alliance with Kazaa, Brilliant Digital Entertainment subsidiary Altnet is kicking off a new, ambitious stage of its peer-to-peer marketing campaign. Later this week, Kazaa parent Sharman Networks and Altnet...

Major security alert hits Kazaa and iMesh

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The peer-to-peer file sharing clients Kazaa and iMesh, which both use the FastTrack network, have been reported to have a critical security flaw which could see the supernodes (the things users connect to) in the...

Kazaa Lite K++ 2.1.0 build 3 Final

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Thanks Hilbrand for this email notice. The popular "Lite" version of KaZaA Media Desktop is available. Lite version removes restrictions on search results making it possible to receive many more results than you normally would,...

Kazaa Lite K++ 2.1.0 build 2 Final

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Kazaa Lite K++ 2.1.0 build 2 Final What's New in Kazaa Lite K++ 2.1.0 build 2: Added chat link to the start page Added advanced navigation bar to the start page, which...

Kazaa Lite Toolbar 1.8.2

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Kazaa Lite Toolbar is a customizable toolbar and web address bar integrated to Kazaa Lite interface. It's useful to open favorite web pages, web email, shared folder or external tools (like Antivirus, Windows Media Player,...

Kazaa strikes back at labels

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Thanks to Nathan for emailing us. The Australian company behind the world's most popular online music swapping site has accused the music and movie industries of conspiring against it to crush competition. ...

KaZaA Lite K++ 2.0.3 Final

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KaZaA Lite K++ 2.0.3 Final is released! The final version is available for download! KaZaA Lite K++ 2.0.3 includes all new features of K++ 2.0.3. What's New: - More keyboard shortcuts...

KaZaA Lite K++ 2.0.3 RC 2a

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KaZaA Lite K++ 2.0.3 Final is comming soon. Release Candidates are already available for download. KaZaA Lite K++ 2.0.3 includes all new features of K++ 2.0.3. What's New: More keyboard...

KaZaA Lite Cracked K++ 2.0.2 build 6

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A new version of random nut's k++ has been released. Some of the new features are: More keyboard shortcuts (thanks to Aldo) Dat View / AVI Preview / Sig2Dat / My Shared Folder /...

Kazaa fires back at Hollywood Labels

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Sharman Networks, owner of the popular Kazaa file-swapping software, has launched a legal counterstrike against the major record labels and Hollywood studios, asserting they have "obscenely" abused their copyright powers In a...

RIAA wins battle to ID Kazaa user

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Thanks eaglebtc for his post in Back Page News on our Forums. A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Verizon Communications to disclose the identity of an alleged peer-to-peer pirate in a legal decision that...

Judge: Kazaa can be sued in U.S.

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A Los Angeles federal judge has ruled that record companies and movie studios can proceed with a lawsuit against the parent company of Kazaa--the most popular online file-swapping service--in the United States. ...

KaZaA Lite 2.0.2 is released

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Looks like a newer KaZaA Lite is out, thanks Hilbrand this update doesnt offer any new features, so it's only recommended you upgrade if you are sick of the upgrade notice.Changes: Cheats do not...

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