EMI mulls unprotected MP3s

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MUSIC label EMI is in talks to release a large portion of its music catalogue for sale by download, without technological protection against piracy. One source familiar with the matter said that EMI was in...

From gold records to gold MP3s

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It might not be the same as having a big gold record on the wall, but the Recording Industry Association of America has issued its first gold, platinum, and multiplatinum certifications for digital downloads. ...

Music industry claims MP3s are traceable

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Recording industry lawyers have claimed that detailed analysis of the data in MP3 music files can prove the files were downloaded illegally from an online file-sharing network. The revelation came with the release...

Kiss your MP3s at work goodbye

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OK, hands up, who at work has MP3's.... Stash those headphones and trash that file-swapping software: Companies are cracking down on employees who use streaming media and swap MP3s at work. ...

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