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

 

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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 18th May 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 18th May 2013 ... Read more ...
May
30
2013



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Rumor Suggest Sony May Also Implement Used Game DRM for PS4

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Rumors circulate that Sony may introduce have similar used-game DRM as Xbox One at E3 next month for their PS4 console ... Read more ...
May
28
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (26 May 2013)

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May
26
2013



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RIAA Calls For DMCA 'Shortcuts'

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RIAA wants search engines like Google to do more to stop "known" websites from repeatedly posting infringing links, beyond what the DMCA currently requires ... Read more ...
May
25
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 11th May 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 11th May 2013 ... Read more ...
May
23
2013



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Microsoft Unveils Next-Gen Console: Xbox One

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Read all the details about Microsoft's new console, the Xbox One, which includes Blu-ray playback for the first time, and a new Kinect ... Read more ...
May
22
2013



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Nintendo Gaming Footage Copyright Claim Irks Fans

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Nintendo casts copyright shadow on Let's Play videos by claiming ad revenue on videos made by gamers and fans ... Read more ...
May
21
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (19 May 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 19 May 2013 ... Read more ...
May
19
2013



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MPAA's New Anti-Piracy Strategy: Website to Promote Legal Content

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Hollywood changes tactics in its web piracy fight, now promoting legal alternatives via new website ... Read more ...
May
19
2013



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Prevalence of Game Piracy Questioned In New Study

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A new study has found that previously reported piracy figures by game industry groups such as the ESA may be exaggerated ... Read more ...
May
18
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 4th May 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 4th May 2013 ... Read more ...
May
15
2013



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W3C Sides With DRM as HTML5 gets Encrypted Media Extensions

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The W3C HTML Working Group officially adopts Encrypted Media Extensions, paving the way for DRM to be added to HTML5 videos ... Read more ...
May
14
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (12 May 2013)

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May
12
2013



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Spotify Flaw That Allowed Downloading of Songs Fixed

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A flaw in Spotify's web player allowed any of the songs in their 20 million strong catalog to be downloaded without copy protection ... Read more ...
May
11
2013



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BitTorrent Inc Launches Defense of Netflix Claims

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BitTorrent Inc disputes Netflix's claims that BitTorrent traffic drops whenever Netflix enters a new market, and the association of BitTorrent with piracy ... Read more ...
May
11
2013



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Leak Confirms Blu-ray, Denies Always-On DRM For Possibly 2014-Delayed Xbox 720

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Leaked internal email points to Blu-ray movie playback, but no 'always-on' DRM for Xbox 'Infinity' 720, which may or may not be delayed to a 2014 release ... Read more ...
May
9
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 27th April 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 27th April 2013 ... Read more ...
May
8
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (5 May 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 5 May 2013 ... Read more ...
May
5
2013



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Netflix: Global Licensing, Winning Against Piracy and 4K

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Netflix's Chief Content Officer talks about global licensing, winning the war against piracy and 4K content on Netflix ... Read more ...
May
4
2013



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Tor's DRM-Free Experiment: One Year Later, 'No Discernible Increase in Piracy'

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Going DRM-free has not produced the piracy Armageddon that some predicted, says sci-fi publisher Tor, a year after making the then controversial move ... Read more ...
May
2
2013



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Hollywood Studios Label BitTorrent Inc 'The Devil' For Helping Independent Studio

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Hollywood studios up in arms about BitTorrent Inc's new partnership deal with indie studio Cinedigm, calls the company "the devil" and accuses Cinedigm of selling out ... Read more ...
May
2
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 20th April 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 20th April 2013 ... Read more ...
May
1
2013