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June 21, 2002 | Associated Press
A bankruptcy judge cleared the way for record companies to pursue a preliminary injunction against file-sharing service Madster. Copyright litigation against Madster, formerly known as Aimster, was automatically stayed in March after bankruptcy filings were made by Madster founder Johnny Deep and two companies involved in the service's operations. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Littlefield in Albany, N.Y.
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January 13, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
The owner of Aimster Inc., an Internet music-swapping service, lost its bid for a U.S. Supreme Court appeal of a ruling that shut down the service. The court declined to hear Aimster founder John Deep's argument that a lower court went too far in ordering the service to halt illegal song swaps while it fought a lawsuit by the Recording Industry Assn. of America. Aimster has changed its name to Madster.com.
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December 4, 2002 | Jon Healey
Stiffening the pretrial restraints he imposed in October, a federal judge has ordered the operator of the Madster file-sharing service to disable all computers he controls and pull the plug on his Internet services immediately. U.S. District Judge Marvin E. Aspen issued the order after Madster, formerly known as Aimster, did not comply with his earlier injunction against piracy on its system.
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July 1, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Aimster Inc., an Internet music swapping service that has changed its name to Madster.com, on Monday lost a bid to overturn a ruling that shut down the service. Aimster was ordered by a federal judge in Chicago to halt illegal song swaps while defending itself against suits by the Recording Industry Assn. of America. The U.S.
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October 12, 2002 | Jon Healey
A federal judge has ordered lawyers for Madster, an online file-sharing service formerly known as Aimster, to keep representing their client at least until a preliminary injunction is in place against the service. U.S. District Judge Marvin E. Aspen ruled that record labels and music publishers were likely to win their copyright infringement lawsuit and granted a preliminary injunction against Madster on Sept. 4. Since then, the two sides have been arguing over its terms.
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January 13, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
The owner of Aimster Inc., an Internet music-swapping service, lost its bid for a U.S. Supreme Court appeal of a ruling that shut down the service. The court declined to hear Aimster founder John Deep's argument that a lower court went too far in ordering the service to halt illegal song swaps while it fought a lawsuit by the Recording Industry Assn. of America. Aimster has changed its name to Madster.com.
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September 5, 2002 | ALEX PHAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The music industry Wednesday won a preliminary injunction against Madster, an Internet file-swapping service that record labels allege is used by millions to trade pirated songs. The order by Chief Judge Marvin Aspen of the U.S. District Court in Chicago is the latest in a series of legal victories for the Recording Industry Assn. of America, a group representing more than two dozen major record labels and media companies.
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January 6, 2003 | Jon Healey
A federal judge in Albany, N.Y., has granted a temporary reprieve to Madster, an online file-sharing system being sued for copyright infringement by the entertainment industry. The major record companies, music publishers and Hollywood studios accuse Madster, formerly known as Aimster, of enabling wide-scale piracy. While that case is pending in federal court in Chicago, a federal court in New York is handling a bankruptcy petition filed by Troy, N.Y.-based Madster's creator, John Deep. On Dec.
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July 1, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Aimster Inc., an Internet music swapping service that has changed its name to Madster.com, on Monday lost a bid to overturn a ruling that shut down the service. Aimster was ordered by a federal judge in Chicago to halt illegal song swaps while defending itself against suits by the Recording Industry Assn. of America. The U.S.
BUSINESS
January 6, 2003 | Jon Healey
A federal judge in Albany, N.Y., has granted a temporary reprieve to Madster, an online file-sharing system being sued for copyright infringement by the entertainment industry. The major record companies, music publishers and Hollywood studios accuse Madster, formerly known as Aimster, of enabling wide-scale piracy. While that case is pending in federal court in Chicago, a federal court in New York is handling a bankruptcy petition filed by Troy, N.Y.-based Madster's creator, John Deep. On Dec.
BUSINESS
December 4, 2002 | Jon Healey
Stiffening the pretrial restraints he imposed in October, a federal judge has ordered the operator of the Madster file-sharing service to disable all computers he controls and pull the plug on his Internet services immediately. U.S. District Judge Marvin E. Aspen issued the order after Madster, formerly known as Aimster, did not comply with his earlier injunction against piracy on its system.
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October 12, 2002 | Jon Healey
A federal judge has ordered lawyers for Madster, an online file-sharing service formerly known as Aimster, to keep representing their client at least until a preliminary injunction is in place against the service. U.S. District Judge Marvin E. Aspen ruled that record labels and music publishers were likely to win their copyright infringement lawsuit and granted a preliminary injunction against Madster on Sept. 4. Since then, the two sides have been arguing over its terms.
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September 5, 2002 | ALEX PHAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The music industry Wednesday won a preliminary injunction against Madster, an Internet file-swapping service that record labels allege is used by millions to trade pirated songs. The order by Chief Judge Marvin Aspen of the U.S. District Court in Chicago is the latest in a series of legal victories for the Recording Industry Assn. of America, a group representing more than two dozen major record labels and media companies.
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June 21, 2002 | Associated Press
A bankruptcy judge cleared the way for record companies to pursue a preliminary injunction against file-sharing service Madster. Copyright litigation against Madster, formerly known as Aimster, was automatically stayed in March after bankruptcy filings were made by Madster founder Johnny Deep and two companies involved in the service's operations. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Littlefield in Albany, N.Y.
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