LOS ANGELES— Visitors to the music pirate website Grooveshark.com won't be finding their favorite songs for free anymore. The website has shut down completely after reaching a settlement with major record companies Universal, Sony and Warner on Thursday. Founders Josh Greenberg and Sam Tarantino admitted to creating and operating an infringing music...» Read More
Media conglomerate Viacom sued Google and its Internet video-sharing site YouTube for more than $1 billion on Tuesday in the biggest challenge yet to the Web search leader's strategy to dominate the online video market.
Norway topped a global index of intellectual and physical property rights released on Tuesday while Bangladesh came last, highlighting that the weakest economies have the weakest property rights laws.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Sony BMG agreed to settle charges that it secretly embedded potentially damaging anti-piracy software in some of its CDs.
Cisco Systems lawsuit against Apple over the use of the name iPhone is a "minor skirmish" that could have been avoided if Apple had been willing to negotiate, the International Herald Tribune reported.