Over a decade ago Michael Guy began developing large scale tracking systems for illegal websites such as Napster and later on P2P (peer to peer).
The very first Anti Piracy system was the brainchild of Michael Guy.
Michael Guy consulted on both Napster cases which was shut down by court order of Judge Patel in the 9th circuit court.
In the largest Online Music Litigation in history, Michael Guy served as Anti Piracy consultant for:
- Capitol Records, Inc.
- Virgin Records America, Inc.
- Priority Records, LLC,
- The Forefront Communications Group, Inc.
- Jubilee Communications, Inc.
- EMI Christian Music Group Inc. collectively, the “EMI plaintiffs”.
- Munger, Tolles and Olson LLP (“Munger Tolles”) (counsel to UMG Recordings, Inc.
- Interscope Records
- Motown Record Company, L.P., collectively the “UMG plaintiffs”
- Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (“Paul Weiss”) (counsel to Jerry Leiber, individually and d/b/a Jerry Leiber Music
- Mike Stiller, individually and d/b/a Mike Stoller Music
- Frank Music Corporation
- Peer International Corporation
Against Bertelsmann in the 17 Billion dollar Napster litigation. Michael has been an innovator in anti piracy and system design for pirated American Guitars and High Fashion Designers with a passion for preserving intellectual property rights. Michael’s new systems profile all networks and deal with physical products and not just digital music.