Kim Dotcom fights to keep finances a secret
Kim Dotcom fights to keep finances a secret

28 August 2014

Kim Dotcom's finances have been discussed in a New Zealand court once again, as the various legal shenanigans in relation to his former...

Company named in Universal's Smirnoff DJ contest lawsuit denies involvement
Company named in Universal's Smirnoff DJ contest lawsuit denies involvement

28 August 2014

An Atlanta-based company has expressed surprise after being named on a lawsuit filed by Universal Music, over VH1 (and formerly BET) show 'Master...

MIA's long-running middle finger dispute with NFL is over
MIA's long-running middle finger dispute with NFL is over

27 August 2014

MIA's long-running dispute with Super Bowl owner the National Football League is at an end, with an undisclosed settlement having been reached. As...

Early Drake associate sues Cash Money over profit share
Early Drake associate sues Cash Money over profit share

27 August 2014

Hip hop producer Jas Prince is suing Cash Money Records, claiming that the label cut him out of profits due as part of...

Universal sues maker of VH1/Smirnoff DJ contest
Universal sues maker of VH1/Smirnoff DJ contest

27 August 2014

Universal Music has sued the makers of a DJ competition that airs on VH1 in the US called 'Master Of The Mix', claiming...

Cliff Richard returns to UK to face police questions about assault claims
Cliff Richard returns to UK to face police questions about assault claims

26 August 2014

Cliff Richard flew back to the UK from his home in Portugal this weekend to speak to police investigating allegations of an historical...

Sony's entertainment network forced offline by DDoS attack, possibly by ISIS supporters
Sony's entertainment network forced offline by DDoS attack, possibly by ISIS supporters

26 August 2014

Entertainment congloms like Sony have had their online networks targeted by so called Distributed Denial Of Service attacks before, though usually such initiatives...

Suge Knight shot at pre-VMAs party
Suge Knight shot at pre-VMAs party

26 August 2014

There was drama ahead of this weekend's MTV VMAs after a shooting at an unofficial pre-event party in LA in which one-time hip...

Sony/ATV faces damages bill over indirect infringement in Shakira song
Sony/ATV faces damages bill over indirect infringement in Shakira song

22 August 2014

Sony/ATV is facing a damages payment after a plagiarism trial centring on 2010 Shakira track 'Loca'. The Shakira track borrowed from a song...

BBC journalists
BBC journalists "acted appropriately" on Cliff Richard coverage, says Director General

22 August 2014

Journalists at the BBC "acted appropriately" when reporting on a police investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against Cliff Richard, the broadcaster's Director...

Bieber implicated in scrape with Hawaiian paparazzo
Bieber implicated in scrape with Hawaiian paparazzo

22 August 2014

As Justin Bieber spirals down, down, down and still farther down into a slimy, crime-y bog of yolk-attacks, attempted phone nicking and possible...

Appeals court overturns ruling on unfreezing MegaUpload founder's assets
Appeals court overturns ruling on unfreezing MegaUpload founder's assets

21 August 2014

Kim Dotcom's assets will remain frozen until at least April next year, after an appeals court ruling overturned an earlier decision by New...

Cliff Richard cancels Canterbury Cathedral charity performance
Cliff Richard cancels Canterbury Cathedral charity performance

20 August 2014

Cliff Richard has cancelled a performance at Canterbury Cathedral, in the wake of a police investigation into accusations of sexual abuse by the...

Police complain to BBC over Cliff Richard investigation leak
Police complain to BBC over Cliff Richard investigation leak

18 August 2014

South Yorkshire Police has complained to the BBC about its use of information regarding an investigation into sexual abuse allegations against Cliff Richard....

Pirate Party MEP details prison visit to Pirate Bay founder
Pirate Party MEP details prison visit to Pirate Bay founder

18 August 2014

Pirate Party MEP Julia Reda has written up her previously reported visit to Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde in prison last week. In...

MEP meets with jailed Pirate Bay founder
MEP meets with jailed Pirate Bay founder

15 August 2014

Julia Reda, a Member of the European Parliament, was due to meet with one-time Pirate Bay spokesman Peter Sunde in jail yesterday, telling...

Cliff Richard distances himself from 'false' sex crime claims
Cliff Richard distances himself from 'false' sex crime claims

15 August 2014

Cliff Richard has labelled claims relating to an alleged historical sex offence as "completely false", after his Berkshire home was searched by police...

Drag-racing Bieber fined and sent to anger management class
Drag-racing Bieber fined and sent to anger management class

14 August 2014

Young Justin Bieber's drag-racing fate has been sealed, legally speaking, as Canada's baddest showbiz child (or more his lawyers) reached a plea deal...

Major labels' copyright case against Russian social network vKontakte gets go ahead
Major labels' copyright case against Russian social network vKontakte gets go ahead

14 August 2014

Legal claims from the three major labels against Russian social network vKontakte will be heard by a court in the country next month,...

Danzig's Misfits merch lawsuit thrown out
Danzig's Misfits merch lawsuit thrown out

14 August 2014

A judge has thrown out Glenn Danzig's legal claim that he is owed money on merchandising deals done by former Misfits bandmate Jerry...

Clones of proxy server taken down by police begin to emerge
Clones of proxy server taken down by police begin to emerge

12 August 2014

Clones of proxy service Immunicity have begun appearing online, less than a week after the original was taken offline by the City Of...

ASCAP echoes BMI proposals in US publishing system review
ASCAP echoes BMI proposals in US publishing system review

8 August 2014

ASCAP has now followed BMI in making a submission to the US Department Of Justice's review of the collective licensing system in American....

PIPCU makes arrest in anti-proxy campaign
PIPCU makes arrest in anti-proxy campaign

8 August 2014

The City Of London Police's IP crime unit, or PIPCU, seemingly has web-block circumventing proxies on its agenda, with the BBC reporting that...

BMI supports publishers withdrawing digital rights from the collective system
BMI supports publishers withdrawing digital rights from the collective system

7 August 2014

In its submission to the US Department Of Justice's review of collective licensing in America, collecting society BMI has said that it believes...

Kanye West is
Kanye West is "not Britney Spears", but is part of the oppressed celebrity minority

7 August 2014

Kanye West has been ranting again. And I know that's not exactly an uncommon thing, but it's not every day he does it...

IFPI Austria calls for web-blocks citing European ruling
IFPI Austria calls for web-blocks citing European ruling

6 August 2014

The record industry in Austria has called on five internet service providers in the country to block a number of file-sharing sites, including...

FACT forces another file-sharing site offline
FACT forces another file-sharing site offline

6 August 2014

The UK movie industry's Federation Against Copyright Theft has successfully forced another torrent sharing site offline, this time TorrentShack, with the operator of...

Former Radio 1 DJ admits to 29 sexual abuse charges
Former Radio 1 DJ admits to 29 sexual abuse charges

6 August 2014

One of Radio 1's original DJs, Chris Denning, has pleaded guilty to 29 charges of sexual offences against young boys, though he denied...

Man arrested in relation to Fisherman's Friends deaths
Man arrested in relation to Fisherman's Friends deaths

6 August 2014

A man has been arrested over the deaths of Fisherman's Friends singer Trevor Grills and the group's tour manager Paul McMullen. Both were...

Kid Rock denies ownership of dildo in Insane Clown Posse harassment case
Kid Rock denies ownership of dildo in Insane Clown Posse harassment case

6 August 2014

Kid Rock, real name Robert Ritchie, has denied being in possession of a key piece of evidence in a sexual harassment case against...

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