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No more virtual garage sales of used digital music

PURCHASERS of digital music files from services such as Apple Inc.’s iTunes cannot resell them through a virtual marketplace, an appeals court said in a ruling that recalls an era dominated by vinyl records and CDs before streaming services reshaped the music industry.

Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham says his lawsuit is settled

LOS ANGELES — Guitarist Lindsey Buckingham and his former Fleetwood Mac bandmates have settled a lawsuit he filed after he was axed from a tour, the musician said in a television interview that aired on Saturday.

Spinal Tap creators, Vivendi to mediate $400-million lawsuit

THE CREATORS of This Is Spinal Tap have agreed to put their fraud lawsuit against Vivendi SA on hold while a mediator tries to resolve their $400-million case over the 1984 cult film.

Singer Cliff Richard wins BBC privacy case

LONDON — Veteran British pop star Cliff Richard won a privacy case against the BBC on Wednesday after it broadcast live on television a police raid on his home, in a ruling the broadcaster warned threatened press freedom.

Marvel icon Stan Lee in $1-B lawsuit against the company he...

LOS ANGELES — Comic books legend Stan Lee is suing the entertainment company he cofounded for damages topping $1 billion, accusing bosses of trying...

Taylor Swift shakes off lawsuit over hit song

LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit accusing singer Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her song “Shake It Off” was thrown out on Tuesday by...

U2 wins lawsuit claiming it stole part of song

NEW YORK — A US judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing U2 of lifting part of a British songwriter’s work for a song...

Singer Taylor Swift wins groping lawsuit

DENVER – Pop superstar Taylor Swift was celebrating Monday after winning a sexual assault lawsuit against a former radio DJ she accused of groping...

Beatles wins lawsuit over concert rights

NEW YORK -- Apple Corps, the company founded by members of The Beatles, on Wednesday won the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking the rights...