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Sprint To Sponsor Song via p2p

Sprint has signed on as the first company to underwrite a song to be distributed on file-sharing networks, agreeing to embed its logo on copies of tracks from Atlantic Records hip-hop artist Plies, sources told... More...

Song sites face legal crackdown

Thanks DCrad for this submission. The music industry is to extend its copyright war by taking legal action against websites offering unlicensed song scores and lyrics. The Music Publishers' Association (MPA), which represents US sheet... More...

The Song Remains the Same

In an August memo typed from his hospital bed, Steve Jobs -- Apple's chief executive, patriarch and media impresario--let his employees know he would be out for a month to recover from surgery to remove... More...

RealNetworks slashes song prices

RealNetworks will kick off a high-profile digital music marketing campaign Tuesday, highlighting the new iPod-compatible technology that has swung the company into conflict with Apple Computer. For a limited time, RealNetworks will... More...

Sue You: This Song Is Our Song

One of the webs most popular humor videos has gotten into some copyright trouble. The website Jibjab put together a video making fun of the John Kerry & George Bush. A parody of... More...

Sue You: This Song Is Our Song

One of the webs most popular humor videos has gotten into some copyright trouble. The website Jibjab put together a video making fun of the John Kerry & George Bush. A parody of... More...

Apple Wants to Open Song Vaults

Building the iTunes Music Store library is a collaborative effort that even Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs participates in. The programming director of the store is a former radio deejay who's constantly looking for places... More...

New tool designed to block song swaps

Network security company Palisade Systems this week will launch software designed to identify and block copyrighted songs as they are being traded online. Created by software firm Audible Magic, the song-filtering software... More...

iTunes song swap helper vanishes from Net

When a program called "MyTunes" appeared online last year, allowing networked users of Apple Computer's iTunes digital jukebox software to download songs from each other, it had the feel of a breakthrough that wouldn't last... More...

Eminem's Publisher Sues Apple Over Song

Rapper Eminem's music publisher is suing Apple Computer Inc., claiming the company used one of the hip-hop superstar's songs in a television advertisement without permission. Eight Mile Style filed the copyright infringement suit late last... More...

Real to launch song store

RealNetworks is expected to throw its hat into the digital song store ring later this week, releasing a download service based on technology similar to that used in Apple Computer's iTunes store, according to sources... More...

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