Welcome to GrayZone, Inc.
The Story of GrayZone
International Anti-Piracy Services
GrayZone, Inc. was founded in 1995 by its Chief Executive Officer Dorothy Sherman. Dorothy believed that a cost-effective investigative, paralegal and internet technology research practice of the highest quality could be established in a creative and stimulating environment. Dorothy is a graduate of Oakland University, New York University and Naropa Institute of Arts. She previously worked at MTV Networks and Home Box Office in legal and business affairs.
In 2003, Douglas Kassem joined the team and currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer. Doug, a graduate of Columbia University, is GrayZone's cutting edge IT scientist and all around "Mission Impossible" problem solver.
GrayZone specializes in high-tech Internet investigations involving bootleg, counterfeit, and pirated product. In the early days, GrayZone was dubbed the "bootbusters" of the entertainment industry.
Our clients include record labels, music publishers, computer software companies, law firms, investigative agencies, recording artists, producers and fashion designers. GrayZone has fostered long-term and amicable relationships with leading Internet Service Providers, international anti-piracy agencies, and popular websites, which enables us to remove infringing product on a moment's notice. Learn more >>
Anti-Piracy, Copyright & Trademark News - Just In
11/12/14 Irving Azoff Threatens to Yank 20,000 Songs from YouTube The industry heavyweight, representing Pharrell Williams and others, believes that YouTube hasn't made all necessary deals for its new subscription service and is prepared to take his clients off of the YouTube ecosystem. Read more >>
11/4/14 The last Pirate Bay founder has finally been caught and arrested It was only a matter of time. The last of The Pirate Bay's three co-founders was arrested yesterday on the border between Laos and Thailand, signalling the end of a drawn-out manhunt for the site's infamous creators. Read more >>
10/15/14 Eagles member Don Henley sues clothing maker over shirt ad, claiming copyright violation A founding member of the Eagles rock band is suing a Wisconsin clothing manufacturer over an ad he claims is a copyright violation. Read more >>
9/29/14 Grooveshark Found Guilty of Massive Copyright Infringement If you're a Grooveshark user, you should probably start backing up your collection. In a decision released Monday, the United States District Court in Manhattan has found Grooveshark guilty of massive copyright infringement. Read more >>