Sunday, August 30, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Alienware Brings Liquid Cooling and Dynamic Overclocking to Holiday Lineup
Razer Launches Wildcat Xbox One Controller And Upgraded Nabu Smartband
Workstation Market Shippments Rebound In Q2
Google Will Help You Find Your Plumber
IFA 2015: What We Know So Far
Acer Liquid Z410 And Liquid Jade Z Phones Released
Huawei Honor Phones Coming To Europe
AMD Radeon R9 370X Graphics Card Launched In Asia
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Kazaa o...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, January 26, 2004
Kazaa owner gets OK to sue movie, record companies


A US 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 its software is used to trade music and video files, has sought to turn the tables on the industry, accusing it of misusing Kazaa software to invade users' privacy and send corrupt files and threatening messages.

Studios and record companies had asked the court to throw out Sharman's counter-suit, but US district judge Stephen Wilson in Los Angeles declined to do so.

Sharman, headquartered on the island nation of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, said it would pursue the case.

A spokesman for the Recording Industry Association of America said: "The court does not appear to want these claims to proceed at this point. If they ever proceed, Sharman will have a very difficult time providing evidence to support their allegations."


Previous
Next
JVC announces new 3x and 4x DVD-RAM media        All News        France joins U.S., Britain against song swappers
France joins U.S., Britain against song swappers     Optical Storage News      France joins U.S., Britain against song swappers

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Kazaa Founders Unveil 'Rdio' Social Music Service
Kazaa Becomes Legal Service
Kazaa Downloads Suspended in Australia
Kazaa Forced to Block Search Terms
Australian Court Rules Kazaa Breaches Copyright
Kazaa could help copyright fight, claims Prof
Kazaa the biggest piracy system, courts told
Security experts trash Kazaa
Kazaa loses P2P crown
Kazaa‘s copyright case suspended
Dutch court throws out attempt to control Kazaa
Kazaa launches legitimacy campaign

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .