The NPD Group announced it reckons that illegal music file sharing declined significantly in 2012.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced that the major record companies have reached an out-of-court $105 million settlement with 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.
IFPI announced that it welcomed the ruling by a US Federal Court against the well-known file-sharing service LimeWire.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) issued comments regarding a federal court’s ruling that found LimeWire and its operators liable of copyright infringement.