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EU's top court supports protection of copyrighted works in landmark case
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EU's top court supports protection of copyrighted works in landmark case

Judges said posting a work online was different from hyperlinks which lead users to another website.

Vivendi is selling its $2.45 billion Ubisoft stake to investors to end a potential takeover battle
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Vivendi is selling its $2.45 billion Ubisoft stake to investors to end a potential takeover battle

Billionaire Vincent Bollore’s Vivendi, which had been raising its holding in Ubisoft, has agreed to sell its 27.3 percent stake in the company.

Spotify edging towards new royalty deal with Warner Music; may clinch the deal by September
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Spotify edging towards new royalty deal with Warner Music; may clinch the deal by September

Music streaming company Spotify is close to agreeing to a new licensing pact with Warner Music Inc, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a US stock market listing, four sources familiar with the situation said.

US court delays $8.2B Vivendi-Activision deal
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US court delays $8.2B Vivendi-Activision deal

A U.S. court has delayed the $8.2 billion sale of Vivendi's majority stake in Activision Blizzard Inc...

Diablo III gets more than 10 million players
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Diablo III gets more than 10 million players

The fastest selling PC game of all time, Diablo III has skyrocketed to having 10 million copies sold since its release two months ago. The game had sold over

Diablo III players may be getting banned for playing on Linux
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Diablo III players may be getting banned for playing on Linux

There has been a large outcry against Blizzard this past week as some users are complaining on the battle.net forums about being banned from their account....

Universal, Sony stun in EMI deal wins
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Universal, Sony stun in EMI deal wins

Vivendi's Universal Music Group and Sony won the auction for EMI's recorded music and music publishing operations, trumping bids by archrivals Warner Music Group

Apple Has Upper Hand in Music Negotiations
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Apple Has Upper Hand in Music Negotiations

When Apple Inc. sits for contract negotiations with the major record companies over the next month, it will probably seek further concessions from them on selling music without copy-protection software.

MySpace to Launch Video Filtering System
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MySpace to Launch Video Filtering System

The popular online hangout MySpace said Monday it will experiment with a video-filtering system designed to block clips containing copyright materials.

Universal CEO Lambasts YouTube, MySpace
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Universal CEO Lambasts YouTube, MySpace

Universal Music CEO labels MySpace and YouTube 'copyright infringers' and promises legal action against them soon.

ITunes to bow out of France?
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ITunes to bow out of France?

The French senate has made significant new changes in the Digital Copyright Bill to incorporate the demands of the Apple lobby. According to the previ...