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isoHunt Settles with Canadian Music Companies for $66 Million

Music Canada announced that a coalition of Canadian and international music companies have settled their ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit against isoHunt for $66 million (CDN).

Streaming Video Growing by Leaps and Bounds

Sandvine announced that it has published its latest Global Internet Phenomena Report focusing on Africa, the Middle East and North America.

IsoHunt.com Shuts Shop in Lawsuit Settlement

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) announced that isoHunt.com has agreed to halt all operations worldwide in connection with a copyright lawsuit settlement with its member studios.

Apple Takes Big Bite of Streaming Video

Sandvine announced its latest research suggests that Apple devices (iPads, iPhones, iPods, Apple TVs, and Macs) represent 35% of all audio and video streaming on North American home networks.

IIPA Outlines Copyright Concerns to USTR

The International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) announced that it has submitted recommendations to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in its annual Special 301 review.

Netflix Dominates North American Network Traffic

Sandvine announced its latest research suggests that Netflix continues to dominate North American fixed network traffic.

Antik Rolls Out BitTorrent Certified STB

BitTorrent announced that Antik Technology is launching the first BitTorrent certified Set-Top Box (STB).

Dune HD to Market BitTorrent Certified Media Players

BitTorrent announced that it is working with Dune HD to design, develop and market BitTorrent Certified Dune HD media players in Europe and Asia.

BitTorrent Launches µTorrent Plus

BitTorrent, Inc. announced that it has released µTorrent Plus ($24.95/year), a premium version of the company’s µTorrent client.

Vestel Unveils BitTorrent Certified Smart TV

Vestel and BitTorrent announced that they will showcase the world’s first BitTorrent Certified Digital TV at IFA 2011 in Berlin.

BitTorrent Launches µTorrent 3.0

BitTorrent, Inc. announced that it has launched its µTorrent 3.0 software client.

BitTorrent Distributes Australian Film

BitTorrent announced that that “The Tunnel” is the first Australian film release selected for BitTorrent’s Artist Spotlight program.

Music Downloading Declines After Fall of LimeWire

The NPD Group announced that, according to its latest research, the percentage of the U.S. Internet population using a P2P file-sharing service to download music fell from 16% in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2007 to 9% in Q4 2010 when LimeWire ceased its file-sharing operations.

USTR Identifies Notorious Piracy Marketplaces

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued its report on notorious online and physical marketplaces that the agency identifies as being involved in piracy and counterfeiting.

2011 Digital Music Report Released

IFPI announced that it has released the 2011 edition of its yearly Digital Music Report.