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This page contains all the news items for the month of May 2014.

 

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Watch Dogs DRM Issues Brings Back Bad Memories For Ubisoft

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Ubisoft suffers another DRM disaster, with launch of much-hyped 'Watch Dogs' game marred by DRM troubles for PC users ... Read more ...
May
31
2014



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Spotify Attacks Copyright Lobby's Claims

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Spotify says industry claims that free and cheap music services like Spotify has done nothing to stop piracy is not true, and that many of Spotify's users are ex-pirates ... Read more ...
May
31
2014



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 17th May 2014

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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 17th May 2014 ... Read more ...
May
29
2014



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Cinavia Anti-Piracy Protection Cracked?

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Controversial anti-piracy technology Cinavia might have just been broken by German based software firm ... Read more ...
May
26
2014



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Weekly News Roundup (25 May 2014)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 25 May 2014 ... Read more ...
May
25
2014



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Sony: PS4 Already Profitable

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Sony says the PS4, at $399, is already profitable. Unlike the PS3, which took several re-designs and 4 years to reach the same point! ... Read more ...
May
24
2014



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PirateBrowser Hits 5 Million Downloads

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The Pirate Bay's PirateBrowser has been downloaded more than 5 million times since its release in August of last year ... Read more ...
May
24
2014



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 10th May 2014

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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 10th May 2014 ... Read more ...
May
21
2014



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Weekly News Roundup (18 May 2014)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 18 May 2014 ... Read more ...
May
18
2014



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Netflix Now Account for More than a Third of Peak Internet Traffic

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A third of all peak Internet traffic now being consumed by Netflix, at the expense of file sharing traffic ... Read more ...
May
17
2014



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 3rd May 2014

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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 3rd May 2014 ... Read more ...
May
15
2014



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Another Microsoft Reversal: Kinect Dropped From Xbox One, Now Same Price as PS4

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Microsoft drops Kinect from Xbox One bundle, offers console at the same price as PS4 ... Read more ...
May
15
2014



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Weekly News Roundup (11 May 2014)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 11 May 2014 ... Read more ...
May
11
2014



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Nintendo Losses Mount on Slow Wii U Sales

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Nintendo posts third annual loss in a row on the back of slower than expected Wii U sales ... Read more ...
May
11
2014



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Watered Down 'Four Strikes' to Be Introduced in the UK

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UK ISPs and rights holders come to agreement on a graduated response regime that appears more watered down than other schemes around the world ... Read more ...
May
10
2014



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Study Finds Average Person Should Be Fined $67M For Music Piracy

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Study finds that from a random sample of 6,000 Finns, each downloaded nearly 3,000 pirated music and movie files ... Read more ...
May
8
2014



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 26th April 2014

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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 26th April 2014 ... Read more ...
May
7
2014



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Weekly News Roundup (4 May 2014)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 4 May 2014 ... Read more ...
May
4
2014



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Elderly Moviegoer Accused of Piracy for Having Phone in Pocket

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A senior citizen gets ejected from cinema for having old style brick slider phone, accused of trying to record the movie ... Read more ...
May
3
2014



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Sony: Blu-ray's Future In Doubt

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Sony issues writedown of its disc manufacturing business on slowing physical media demand ... Read more ...
May
2
2014



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All Eyes on Aereo Supreme Court Case, As Case Highlights Copyright Law Absurdities

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Clever or too smart for their own good, U.S. Supreme Court set to rule on Aereo case that highlights the absurdities of digital copyright law ... Read more ...
May
1
2014