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

 

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Weekly News Roundup (30 June 2013)

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Jun
30
2013



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BitTorrent Inc Disputes Game of Thrones 'King of BitTorrent' Claims

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BitTorrent Inc again tries to distance itself from its name being associated with web piracy ... Read more ...
Jun
28
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 15th June 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 15th June 2013 ... Read more ...
Jun
28
2013



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Nintendo Backtrack on Let's Play Copyright Claims?

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Has Nintendo reconsidered its widely criticized move to claim revenue from Let's Play videos? ... Read more ...
Jun
25
2013



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Piracy Reflects Consumer Demand Says Warner Bros.

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Warner's anti-piracy boss says piracy data is useful in predicting consumer demands, and says the studio wants to give a 'wide berth' to allows fans to use copyrighted content in creative ways ... Read more ...
Jun
25
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (23 June 2013)

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Jun
23
2013



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White House Pushes Forward With New Anti-Piracy Initiatives

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A new report from the White House calls for more industry action on online piracy and more scrutiny of innovations in the field of cloud computing, mobile apps and 3D printing ... Read more ...
Jun
22
2013



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Blu-ray Disc Sales Rose 10% in 2012

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Blu-ray spending up, despite average title prices going down to less than $20 ... Read more ...
Jun
22
2013



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PS3 Firmware 4.45 Bricking Consoles, Sony Promises Fix Soon

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PS3 firmware version 4.45 is bricking consoles, preventing the XMB from loading, and Sony has officially acknowledges the problem pending a fix ... Read more ...
Jun
21
2013



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Gamers Win: Microsoft Reverses Xbox One DRM Policy

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Microsoft does a 180 and abandons plans for controversial Xbox One DRM and used game restrictions ... Read more ...
Jun
20
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 8th June 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 8th June 2013 ... Read more ...
Jun
19
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (16 June 2013)

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Jun
16
2013



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Nintendo Wades Into DRM Debate, Devs Have Their Say Too

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Nintendo have their say on the Xbox One DRM debate, along with developers CD Projekt Red, Volition and former Epic developer Cliff Bleszinski ... Read more ...
Jun
15
2013



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Game of Thrones Reach New Piracy Heights, Aussies are Download Kings

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Game of Thrones manages to break another piracy record as season 3 ends, with Australians yet again punching above their weight when it comes to illegal downloads ... Read more ...
Jun
13
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 1st June 2013

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Jun
13
2013



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PS4 Hardware Unveiled, Priced at $100 Cheaper Than Xbox One

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Sony launches PS4 at $100 cheaper than the Xbox One, with more powerful hardware and and without used game restrictions. Look inside to see pictures of the PS4 ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (9 June 2013)

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Jun
9
2013



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Warner Bros. Targeting Pirates With $20 Fine

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Warner Bros. targeting those who use ISPs that are not participating in the U.S. six-strikes program, asking suspected infringers to pay a $20 fine or risk $150,000 in damages ... Read more ...
Jun
8
2013



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Blu-ray: The State of Play - May 2013

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The latest edition of our annual feature taking a look at Blu-ray sales performance over the last 12 month ... Read more ...
Jun
8
2013



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Microsoft Comes Clean on Xbox One DRM, Used Game Restrictions

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Microsoft finally releases the details about changes to game licensing, authentication, used games and Kinect privacy ... Read more ...
Jun
7
2013



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ARM Gets DRM: New Video Chip Has Hollywood Friendly Hardware DRM

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Copy protection arms races ratchets up a notch as new ARM video processor adds Hollywood hardware DRM for video playback ... Read more ...
Jun
6
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 25th May 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 25th May 2013 ... Read more ...
Jun
6
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (2 June 2013)

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Jun
2
2013



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Microsoft Says 'They're Listening' to Xbox One DRM Concerns, While Sony Make Jokes

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Sony make DRM jokes at Microsoft's expense, while Xbox's Major Nelson says Microsoft will listen to gamer's concerns about the Xbox One's online DRM system and restrictions on used game sales ... Read more ...
Jun
1
2013



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IP Protection Group Calls for 'Scamware' Anti-Piracy Techniques, WHO Funding Cut

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The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property recommends using malware techniques to fight software piracy, and also asks funding to the World Health Organization to be cut if they do not prioritize IP protection ... Read more ...
Jun
1
2013