Napster’s Long Shadow: Copyright And Peer-To-Peer Technology

In a recent article, entitled, “Napster’s long shadow: copyright and peer-to-peer technology”, published in the Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Nick Scharf, a PhD candidate at the University of East Anglia, examines the fallout from Napster.

Sample Copyright: The Executioner Of Hip-Hop

‘Sampling’ is understood on a variety of different levels. Some see it simply as ripping a track off from its previous success, an easy option to make money in a difficult industry to do so.

Lessons from EMI: Market Concentration

But it was Dotted Music all the way back in July who framed the story in relation to the market as a whole. In an article dating to 15 July I made the inference that any sale would have to clear regulatory laws regarding market concentration.

RIAA Seeks Greater Google Copyright Cooperation

Google’s latest progress report on copyright protection has drawn a positive response from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) after Google’s Public Policy Blog reported ‘considerable progress’ in tackling online copyright infringement.