WARNER MUSIC: A LONE ISLAND IN THE STREAM

Warner Music Group has announced that it will stop licensing its music to streaming services – such as Last.fm and Pandora — that provide consumers with free, instant, and legal access to millions of songs. Generally speaking, music streaming services function...

GOOGLE’S EUROPEAN VACATION

In a decision released earlier today, the European Court of Justice held that Google was not liable for the sale of AdWords to a retailer who, in turn, used the trademarked keywords in connection with the sale of counterfeit goods. The decision stemmed from...

CNET DOWNLOADS A LAWSUIT

Earlier this week, CNET and its parent company, CBS, were sued by a coalition of artists led by Alki David –-a film producer with along-standing vendetta against CBS – for “direct[ly] participat[ing] in massive copyright infringement.” The dispute,...