Operator of music piracy website pleads guilty to criminal copyright infringement.

Two years ago, the American authorities seized the domain names of Sharebeast regarding copyright infringement of the distribution of music. The operator of Sharebeast, Artur Sargsyan has now pleaded guilty and charged with criminal copyright infringement. It was found by the Recording Industry Association of America that Sharebeast was responsible for the distribution of a…

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The temporary injunction blocking the unofficial Prince release has been extended, but it will cost the estate a $1 million bond.

Last month Ian Boxill, a producer who worked with Prince between 2006 and 2008, intended to put out a new six track EP featuring previously unreleased Prince music. The release was planned to mark the first anniversary of the late musician’s death. Boxill planned to put the EP out through an independent record label and…

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