Kazaa Wakes Up From Lawsuit-Induced Coma, Vows to Go Legit (Updated)

Old-line filesharing services can't seem to switch sides fast enough: Now Kazaa, leading purveyor of illegal MP3s and maliciously mislabeled pornography for a few years in the early 2000s, has been reborn as a legal, paid music download service. $20 a month gets you unlimited downloads, 2005-style: in WMA format,… » 7/20/09 9:54am 7/20/09 9:54am

Jury on First RIAA Trial Goes Into Deliberations, Hopefully Aren't Dumb

The trial of the century — Capitol Records, et al v. Jammie Thomas — is coming to a close, with the Jury having just been sent in for deliberations. The case, which is the first RIAA case to make it to trial, all hinges on whether or not Jammie was the one using her Kazaa handle to share 1,700 files. The suit actually… » 10/04/07 5:30pm 10/04/07 5:30pm