DMT 3 – Three Strikes Laws

Three Strikes around the globe, the Pirate Bay sentence could be declared a mistrial, some Comes With Music statistics, the Loi Hadopi (three strikes law) in France finds an enemy in the European Union, Hulu and Music videos, the fall of music sales globallly!

Episode 3 Links from Stories

Startup of the week! www.tunesbag.com

Three Strikes Report part 2 – Around the World

New Zealand http://www.techradar.com/news/internet/new-zealand-three-strikes-law-delayed-537427 http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/03/3-strikes-strikes-out-in-nz-as-government-yanks-law.ars http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article5966219.ece http://torrentfreak.com/kiwi-3-strikes-law-081017/ http://freeculturenews.com/2009/04/12/new-zealand-3-strikes-amendment-removed/

Canada http://www.broadbandreports.com/shownews/Videotron-Wants-Three-Strikes-Law-In-Canada-101109 http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/3706/125/ http://blogs.itworldcanada.com/idol/2009/04/24/crtc-opens-online-public-consultation-on-bandwidth-throttling/

California http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/04/rep-howard-berman-calls-for-new-ip-law-using-dodgy-data.ars

South Korea http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/04/korea-fits-itself-for-a-3-strikes-jackboot.ars

Taiwan http://billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/e3ib20649ac4d6059c2ff7b95023c51cbe6?imw=Y

WEEK’S NEWS

Torrent Freak and the Swedish Torrent Sites Closures http://tinyurl.com/cz6f46

Torrent Search via Google

http://mashable.com/2009/04/20/google-torrent-search/

http://www.google.com/cse?cx=003849996876419856805:erhhdbygrma&ie=UTF-8&q=&sa=Search

Comes with Music might not have a great deal of active users…

http://musically.com/blog/2009/04/21/comes-with-music-has-23000-active-uk-users/

Troubles for the Loi Hadopi in France http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/21/technology/internet/21net.html?_r=2&partner=rss&emc=rss

Another study claiming pirates buy more music http://arstechnica.com/media/news/2009/04/study-pirates-buy-tons-more-music-than-average-folks.ars

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