music piracy

Shoplifting is immoral but downloading music illegally is ok, say students


April 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study has found that college students view shoplifting as immoral, but are not exactly motivated to follow the laws governing digital music piracy.The finding underscores ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

5,300 British web users shared porn movies online


September 28th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Over 5,300 people who use the Sky network's internet service in Britain downloaded pornographic films and illegally shared them online. The personal details - names, addresses and the titles ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Website launches “ethical music downloading” in hopes of tackling piracy


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): A new music download website has come up with a way to tackle music piracy and to help charities by launching what the founders have described as "ethical ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hollywood film to portray Facebook boss as ‘ruthless, untrustworthy sex maniac’


May 16th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is to be portrayed in a Hollywood film as a ruthless and untrustworthy sex maniac, it has emerged.Adapted from The Accidental Billionaires by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Music sales slid by 7pc around the world in 2009


May 1st, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): According to new figures, music sales all over the world dipped in the year 2009 by 7 per cent.But data released by the recording industry body the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Digital music finds a place in Bollywood (Flashback 2009)


December 18th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Indian filmmakers are now looking at the digital medium to make up for losses due to music piracy. Actor Aamir Khan and singer Lucky ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lily Allen dismisses retirement reports


September 26th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): Lily Allen has dismissed reports that she is retiring from the music industry.The singer had earlier posted a blog entry on her anti-music piracy site, 'It's Not Alright,' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Licence scheme to curb mobile music piracy launched in Punjab


September 24th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) The Indian Music Industry (IMI), an association of 142 music companies, Thursday launched Music Mobile Exchange (MMX), a mobile licensing scheme, to curb music piracy on mobile chip ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Elton John backs move to disconnect illegal file sharers


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): Sir Elton John has expressed his displeasure on music piracy and asserted that it should be dealt with by cutting off the internet connections of persistent illegal filesharers."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lily Allen stands out against Internet piracy


September 15th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): Brit singer Lily Allen has taken a stand against Internet piracy, and she has also urged fellow pop and rock stars to follow suit before song stealing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Music of ‘Love Kal Aaj’ launched in Mumbai


June 28th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 28 (ANI): The music launch of the Bollywood film 'Love Kal Aaj', a story about relationships, took place in Mumbai on Saturday.Saif Ali Khan is the lead actor and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bono reluctant to take up music piracy issue


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): U2 frontman Bono has said that he doesnt want to enter the debate on illegal music downloading because he already has his hands full with the campaigning ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

ABBA star Ulvaeus condemns music piracy via Internet


February 20th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Lashing out at people who download tracks illegally from the Internet, ex-ABBA star Bjorn Ulvaeus has said that such music fans are "lazy and mean".The musician is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New Nokia phones to offer unlimited music for one-off fee of PS130


October 3rd, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): In a bid to put an end to music piracy, the worlds biggest mobile phone maker, Nokia will soon be launching a new range of phones that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shah Rukh brings Priyadarshan, Deepika Padukone together


September 5th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Deepika Padukone was supposed to make her debut with a Priyadarshan film but she chose Farah Khan's "Om Shanti Om" instead. Now, three years later, the actress is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Spain detains 32 Chinese for music piracy


June 5th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Madrid, June 5 (DPA) Spanish police have detained 32 Chinese in their biggest swoop against music and movie piracy so far, press reports said Thursday. Most of the detainees were undocumented immigrants ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

REM launch new album on social networking site


March 26th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 26 (ANI): With the music piracy market ruling the roost, rock-band REM has come up with a novel idea to release their new album on a social networking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No new inspectors to checking movie, music piracy


March 25th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) The government does not want to set up another group of inspectors to check video and audio piracy as it would go against the policy of liberalisation, a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pune police officers get trained to curb music piracy


March 18th, 2008 - 12:57 am ICT by admin
Pune, March 17 (IANS) The Indian Music Industry (IMI), which represents 140 music companies across the country, has roped in the police to tackle piracy that has seen it losing Rs.12 billion ... Read more...

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