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#AOLBUILD Features Documentary Filmmaker, Brian Knappenberger

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.13.2014 | Technology

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Self-proclaimed "front page of the Internet," Reddit is the tech world's "new black." From social media and entertainment ...

25 BILLION Songs Sold

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The answer to the trivia question will be: "Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch." That's the 25-billionth song purch...

Reevaluating Ownership

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 06.06.2012 | Small Business
Jennifer Hamady

Trademarks are becoming as common as commas, yet with a far greater impact than overused punctuation. While the legal lockdown of conversational language is progressing, the copyright law and rights are being thoroughly challenged.

Stunning Percentage Of Youths Are Online 'Pirates'

AP | Posted 04.19.2012 | Technology

CHICAGO (AP) — Young people want their music, TV and movies now — even if it means they get these things illegally. A recent Columb...

Digital Bottom Line: The Key Driver

Theodore Bergquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Theodore Bergquist

The digital bottom line will create an opportunity for larger developments and franchises as well as for the smaller guys to be creative with their niche brands.

The Generation That Killed Rock 'n Roll

Nathan Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nathan Harden

People should pay for music to support all the unknown artists out there who are trying to make it. What if internet piracy had existed in the 1960s? No Dylan? No Beatles? Would Bono be working as a longshoreman?

Judge Cuts $2 Million Penalty In Woman's Illegal Song-Sharing Case

AP | PATRICK CONDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MINNEAPOLIS — A federal judge on Friday drastically reduced a nearly $2 million verdict against a Minnesota woman found guilty last year of shar...

DLC: The New Black! The Second Coming of Expansion Packs

Theodore Bergquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Theodore Bergquist

There's been a lot of talk about downloadable content for video games recently. There is no doubt that we are in the midst of a significant, fast growing trend here.

Illegal Downloaders In Britain May Lose Web Access

AP | KAROLINA TAGARIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON — People who repeatedly download copyright-protected films and music could have their Internet connection cut off under proposed laws the...

Piracy vs. Availability: A Parable

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

If as providers of content, give me what I want, when I want it, at a reasonable price, I'll be happy to pay for it. If not, I'll be compelled -- when I really want something -- to find other ways to get it.

RIAA Throws In The Towel

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

So, the RIAA has finally given up on its insane policy of suing music-lovers. It's about time.