Category Archives: Online TV/Music

us: Fox takes on YouTube in case that pits network against net

us: Fox takes on YouTube in case that pits network against net
YouTube has been subpoenaed by Twentieth Century Fox following the posting of what were at the time unbroadcast episodes of the hit TV series 24 and The Simpsons on the video-sharing website. The subpoena, filed in a California court on January 18, demands that YouTube provide information identifying the subscriber who posted the clips on the site so that Fox can prevent further infringement of its copyright.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,,1999878,00.html

Italian court rules downloading isn’t a crime if not for profit

Italian court rules downloading isn’t a crime if not for profit (AP)
Italy’s top criminal court has ruled that downloading music, movies and software over the Internet isn’t a crime if profit wasn’t the motivation, though analysts questioned Monday whether the ruling would have much effect on copyright laws.
http://www.siliconvalley.com/mld/siliconvalley/news/editorial/16520198.htm