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Kim Dotcom's lawyer responds to interesting MegaVideo ruling in Italy
Alleged Kickass Torrents chief arrested in Poland, US begins extradition proceedings
EMI Publishing shareholder named in major Malaysia corruption scandal
French courts reject search engine ban on the word 'torrent'
Beggars Group warns US customers of website hack
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian might not be going to prison after all
US creator groups welcome proposals for copyright complaint fast-track system
Department Of Justice chief says consent decree review not complete
Fugees' Pras Michel sues Showtime over Haitian presidency documentary broadcast
Lil Wayne sued by American Express
FanFair Alliance hopes to take on the ticket touts
Law firm says it has information
Web-blocking fully underway in Norway
Music industry hits out at Google's latest anti-piracy bragging
Indie publishers add to angry criticism of US government's 100% licensing plan
BBC chief defends coverage of Cliff Richard police raid as singer goes legal
Rapper charged over shooting at TI concert given bail
Warner hits out at lawyer who pursued Led Zepp song-theft case as it seeks legal costs
Australian entertainment industry hits out at copyright reform proposals
Kim Dotcom plans to relaunch MegaUpload with original user database
Appeals court ruling extends web-blocking to trademark infringing sites
Russian ticket fraudster sentenced to at least four years in American jail
Rdio hits back at Sony Music with allegations of anti-competitive behaviour
Bankruptcy court approves deal over 50 Cent's debts
Warner's Jon Platt adds to criticism of US consent decree review
Sentences for online piracy to increase via new Digital Economy Bill
Police officers accused of misconduct in investigation of child abuse accusations against Lostprophets' Ian Watkins
YouTube exec bigs up the incoming 'value shift' as a thousand artists hit out at 'value gap'
Lawyer who led song-theft lawsuit against Led Zeppelin suspended
NWA manager case against 'Straight Outta Compton' to proceed, just