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This page contains all the news items for the month of May 2015.

 

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Weekly News Roundup (31 May 2015)

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May
31
2015



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DVD Players Join Digital Cameras and iPods on List of Obsolete Tech

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More homes in Australia have VCRs than Blu-ray players, more box CRT TVs than 3D TVs ... Read more ...
May
30
2015



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Copyright Group Call For More Domain Based Anti-Piracy Actions

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MPAA, RIAA backed group wants domain registrars to enlist as copyright cops, to suspend domains on request ... Read more ...
May
28
2015



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 16th May 2015

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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 16th May 2015 ... Read more ...
May
27
2015



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Pirate Bay's New 'Hydra' Strategy Hits First Hitch

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The Pirate Bay switches to a new multi-domain strategy following news that their .SE domain name will be seized soon ... Read more ...
May
26
2015



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Weekly News Roundup (24 May 2015)

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May
24
2015



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PS4 Price Drop May Be Coming, According to Leaked Documents

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PS4 price cut may be on the way to curb the Xbox One's gaining momenum ... Read more ...
May
23
2015



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Pirate Site Blocking 'Whac-A-Mole' Ineffective and Dangerous, Warns the EU

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New EU study finds piracy site shutdowns ineffective and could make future enforcement much more difficult ... Read more ...
May
22
2015



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EZTV Shuts Down After Scammers Steal Domain Names

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Scammers steal all of EZTV's domain names in brazen hostile takeover, as the founder of the site calls it quits ... Read more ...
May
20
2015



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 9th May 2015

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May
20
2015



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Torrent Search Engine Developer Has Personal PayPal Account Frozen on MPAA Orders

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MPAA gets PayPal to freeze account of open source developer who has long since removed the PayPal donation button from his torrent search engine website ... Read more ...
May
19
2015



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Weekly News Roundup (17 May 2015)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 17 May 2015 ... Read more ...
May
18
2015



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Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray Specs Complete, Logo Unveiled

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BDA announce that Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray specs are complete, and unveils logo ... Read more ...
May
16
2015



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Firefox 38 Reluctantly Adds DRM Support, But Users Can Opt-Out

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The latest version of Firefox now downloads and installs DRM automatically, but the alternative may mean no more Netflix or Hulu ... Read more ...
May
15
2015



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'Game of Thrones' Breaks New Piracy Record, HBO Partially To Blame

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The first non-leaked episode of Game of Thrones breaks piracy records again ... Read more ...
May
14
2015



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 2nd May 2015

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May
13
2015



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Weekly News Roundup (10 May 2015)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 10 May 2015 ... Read more ...
May
10
2015



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European Union Plans to Ban Geo-Blocking, Other Unfair Copyright Practices

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EU planning major copyright shake-up to make copyright laws fairer to consumers, including ending the practice of geo-blocking ... Read more ...
May
9
2015



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MPAA Funding 'Pro-Copyright' Research

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MPAA says publicly that they are seeking unbiased research, but privately want only pro-copyright conclusions ... Read more ...
May
7
2015



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 25th April 2015

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May
6
2015



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Xbox Revenue down on Price Cut, Still Way behind PS4 Sales

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Xbox One sales catching up to PS4 sales, but at a snail's pace and at the expense of revenue ... Read more ...
May
5
2015



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Weekly News Roundup (3 May 2015)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 3 May 2015 ... Read more ...
May
4
2015



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Australia's 'Extreme' Copyright Bill Could Ban Anti-Copyright Thoughts

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Vague language in copyright amendment could grant unprecedented powers to curb anti-copyright related speech in Australia ... Read more ...
May
3
2015



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4K TVs Account for 11% of March LCD TV Shipment

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A record month for 4K TVs, but Ultra HD sets still only a small percentage of total LCD sales ... Read more ...
May
1
2015