September 4, 2013
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple of maintaining a monopoly over music files purchased through its iTunes stores. The plaintiff argued on behalf of a class that Apple thwarted competition by issuing software ...[read more]
April 2, 2013
by Peter Snyder
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled Saturday that ReDigi Inc.'s "pre-owned" digital music sales infringed on Capitol Records LLC's music copyrights. ReDigi's online service allowed customers to use its platform to buy and sell "used" digital music ...[read more]
March 2, 2010
by JURIST Webmaster
Joseph Schaeffer, Pitt Law '12, attended a panel on Music, Copyright, and Free Speech as part of the ACLU's Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll series at Carnegie Mellon University...In the past 10 to 15 years, music has gone from a finite good available only in physical form from various ...[read more]
January 9, 2008
by Katerina Ossenova
The European Commission Wednesday dropped its antitrust case against Apple's iTunes after Apple announced it would equalize prices for music downloads from iTunes in Europe. A UK consumer protection organization had filed a formal complaint with the Commission, which launched an investigation ...[read more]
April 3, 2007
by Holly Manges Jones
The European Commission is investigating Apple's iTunes to determine if sales restrictions based on the buyer's country of residence violate EU antitrust laws, according to a commission statement confirming the probe Tuesday. Music buyers in Europe are currently only able to download songs ...[read more]
February 7, 2007
by Brett Murphy
Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs called on four of the largest record companies who distribute their music through iTunes to allow Apple to sell music without anti-piracy protection in an letter placed on Apple's website Tuesday. Jobs presented a series of alternatives for the future of dig... ...[read more]
August 3, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
Loi n 2006-961 du 1er aot 2006 relative au droit d'auteur et aux droits voisins dans la socit de l'information, August 3, 2006. Read the full text of the law. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
August 3, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
The new French iTunes copyright legislation went into effect Thursday, allowing French regulators to force Apple Computer to make its iPod player compatible with songs downloaded from other Internet music stores, and downloads from its iTunes service compatible with other players. The French ...[read more]
June 30, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
The French Senate and National Assembly gave final approval Friday to the so-called iTunes copyright legislation, meaning the bill will soon become law assuming the failure of a constitutional challenge filed last week by the Socialist party. The government still has the option of amen... ...[read more]
May 8, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
Apple Corps Limited v. Apple Computer Limited, May 8, 2006. Read the full text of the judgment. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]

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