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  • Olympics Blog

    Olympics Blog
  • Music piracy: a new tune

    Music piracy: a new tune
    After five years and about 35,000 lawsuits, the major record companies have ended their prodigious litigation campaign against music fans who shared songs online without the labels' permission. It's a welcome step for many reasons, not the least of...
  • For a few 99-cent songs more

    The major record companies' campaign against individual file-sharers hits a milestone Tuesday: for the first time since the lawsuits began four years ago, a case will actually go to trial. The defendant is Jammie Thomas, a Native American single mother...
  • Music moguls seek security blanket

    One way to judge the music industry's troubles is to watch annual sales figures for CDs, which have slumped 25% since 2000. But it's more revealing to chart how the major record companies' attitudes about new business models online have been shifting. At...
  • File sharing or stealing?

    A few days ago I came across an Op-Ed submission that called for file sharing to be decriminalized. The editors here decided not to run it, but it intrigued me for a couple of reasons. First, the author, Karl Sigfrid, is a member of the Swedish Parliament...
  • Law professor fires back at song-swapping lawsuits

    The music industry's courtroom campaign against people who share songs online is coming under counterattack. A Harvard Law School professor has launched a constitutional assault against a federal copyright law at the heart of the industry's aggressive...
  • Truce? USOC boss calls critics 'vocal minority'

     
    There already is strain in that truce between the National Governing Bodies and the U.S. Olympic Committee leadership. Why? One day after she made a public commitment to better dialogue with the NGBs ??? the individual governing bodies for Olympic......
  • U.S. Olympic media summit: Time to turn off the cynicism

     
    Reporting from Chicago -- Sometimes we cynical journalists (redundant, I know) moan and roll our eyes when TV networks air those up-close-and-personal features that focus on the incredible obstacles athletes have overcome to reach the Olympics. But...
  • Thurber, Harvey joining Times masthead

     
    Here's a memo from Editor Russ Stanton announcing organizational changes in The Times newsroom: Colleagues: The launch of the redesigned latimes.com in the coming weeks is a good reminder of the continually changing nature of our business, and our need......
  • Obi-Wan Obama defends White House, sells Chicago Olympics

     
    Shocking photo of Democrat Obama stabbing a White House spectator with a pretend sword....
  • Bode Miller, channeling Brett Favre, returns to skiing and U.S. ski team

     
    Bode Miller confirmed today that he is rejoining the U.S. ski team for the 2009-10 season and hopes to ski in the 2010 Olympics. "I can relate to Brett Favre,'' Miller said. "You dedicate your life to it, and you......
  • Bode Miller and U.S. ski coach together: That must mean. . .

     
    The U.S. ski team has called a press teleconference for Thursday featuring Bode Miller and the head coach of the U.S. men's alpine team, Sasha Rearick. Miller has had nothing to do with the U.S. team for the last two......