Piracy Round-Up: Spanish P2P Case, French Legal Challenge, Pirate Bay Appeal


imageAfter their attempts to shut down The Pirate Bay in Sweden, Europe’s entertainment companies have a new target: Pablo Soto, a 30-year-old man behind three P2P file-sharing protocols, MP2P, Piolet and Blubster. On Thursday, he goes before a Madrid court charged with creating unfair competition for music companies — the Promusicae association of Spanish recording firms, as well as Spanish branches of EMI, Sony (NYSE: SNE) Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music are seeking

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