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This page contains all the news items for the month of February 2013.

 

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'Copyright Alert System' Goes Online In US, ISPs Detail 'Penalties'

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CAS goes ahead in the US, as major ISPs detail what happens when their subscribers reach the magic sixth strike ... Read more ...
Feb
28
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 16th February 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 16th February 2013 ... Read more ...
Feb
27
2013



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Load Times: New Piracy Detection Method For PS4?

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A new Sony anti-piracy patent could see game and disc loading times used to determine if the game is a pirated version ... Read more ...
Feb
26
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (24 February 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 24 February 2013 ... Read more ...
Feb
24
2013



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RIAA Slams Google's Anti-Piracy Efforts, Search Engine Mulls Piracy Funding Block

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RIAA says Google's piracy demotion policy isn't working to stop piracy websites from ranking well, but Google may have new plans to placate rights holders ... Read more ...
Feb
24
2013



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Independent Bookstores Sue Amazon and Publishers For 'Closed' DRM

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A group of bookstores have filed a class action anti-trust lawsuit against Amazon and the Big Six book publishers, over allegations that they are cutting the smaller players out of the eBook market via confidential agreements and use of proprietary DRM ... Read more ...
Feb
22
2013



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Sony Officially Launches PS4 ... Sort Of

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Sony has PS4 console reveal event without revealing the console, but plenty of other information available about Sony's next gaming powerhouse ... Read more ...
Feb
21
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 9th February 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 9th February 2013 ... Read more ...
Feb
20
2013



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Sony May Be Ready To Unveil PS4, As More Details Emerge

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Feb 20 is when Sony may unveil the PS4, as new leaked photos of potential PS4 controller emerges ... Read more ...
Feb
18
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (17 February 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 17 February 2013 ... Read more ...
Feb
17
2013



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BitTorrent Launches 'Hybrid' Cyberlocker Storage Solution

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BitTorrent technology has been infused into traditional cyberlocker storage to allow for unlimited uploads and no transfer limits ... Read more ...
Feb
16
2013



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The Pirate Bay To Sue Anti-Piracy Group For Copyright Infringement

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Finnish anti-piracy group steals the design of The Pirate Bay website, forcing The Pirate Bay to possibly take legal action in a complete role reversal ... Read more ...
Feb
16
2013



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Xbox Founder Blasts Xbox 360 Failures, As 76 Million Consoles Sold

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The engineer that helped to launch the Xbox project says Microsoft's failure to embrace indie developers and user experience issues will make it lose the "living room" war to the likes of Apple and Android ... Read more ...
Feb
14
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 2nd February 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 2nd February 2013 ... Read more ...
Feb
13
2013



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FBI Employees Caught Downloading Pirated Movies and TV Shows?

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FBI employees may have downloaded pirated TV shows and movies, according to publicly available data ... Read more ...
Feb
12
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (10 February 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 10 February 2013 ... Read more ...
Feb
10
2013



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TPB AFK: Must Watch Documentary About The Pirate Bay Trials

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A new documentary about The Pirate Bay has been released, and it's available for free from all the usual places, legally ... Read more ...
Feb
9
2013



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The Economics Of Anti-Piracy: $250,000 Spent, $616.57 Fine Received

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Questions are raised after $USD 200,000 and 16 month worth of effort in New Zealand only brings in just over $500 in fines paid under the country's new tough copyright system ... Read more ...
Feb
7
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 26th January 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 26th January 2013 ... Read more ...
Feb
6
2013



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CBS, CNET Make Legal Argument In Favor of BitTorrent Clients

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Major copyright holder CBS forced to defend BitTorrent in court, as Alki David's lawsuit wants all BitTorrent clients to be removed from CBS/CNET's Download.com ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (3 February 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 3 February 2013 ... Read more ...
Feb
3
2013



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NPD: Digital Growing, But Discs Remain Revenue King

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Blu-ray and DVDs still the most important source of revenue for the home video industry, despite growth in digital distribution ... Read more ...
Feb
3
2013



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Wii U Sales Fall Flat, But Price Cut Not On Horizon

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Wii U struggling to gain market share, but Nintendo boss says price cuts are not coming any time soon ... Read more ...
Feb
1
2013