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

 

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Weekly News Roundup (28 July 2013)

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Jul
28
2013



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1080p Netflix Coming to Android 4.3 Smartphones, Tablets

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Netflix finally adds 1080p playback support on Android devices, but only for devices running Android 4.3 ... Read more ...
Jul
27
2013



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PayPal Bans 'Pirate Bay' Linked iPredator VPN

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PayPal has unceremoniously banned the Pirate Bay linked VPN service iPredator's account and frozen its funds with no explanation ... Read more ...
Jul
26
2013



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People Power: Finnish Parliament to Vote on Crowdsourced Copyright Bill

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The citizens of Finland help to write new "fairer" copyright laws, a change from the lobbyist driven process ... Read more ...
Jul
25
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 13th July 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 13th July 2013 ... Read more ...
Jul
24
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (21 July 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 21 July 2013 ... Read more ...
Jul
21
2013



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Web Advertisers Join Forces to Fight Piracy, MPAA Unimpressed

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The web's top ad networks announce plans to block ad money from going to piracy sites, but the MPAA says it's not enough ... Read more ...
Jul
21
2013



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Music Piracy Down by 80% Thanks to Spotify, New Report

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A new report shows the number of pirated music downloads have decreased by more than 80% in just four years, thanks to legal alternatives such as Spotify ... Read more ...
Jul
20
2013



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HBO Tries To Remove VLC Player Download Link From Google Results

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Another case of an erroneous DMCA takedown request, this time with HBO trying to remove a torrent of the popular open-source VLC player ... Read more ...
Jul
18
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 6th July 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 6th July 2013 ... Read more ...
Jul
17
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (14 July 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 14 July 2013 ... Read more ...
Jul
14
2013



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RIAA to Sued File Sharer: Be Our Mouthpiece and We'll Reduce the Damages

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The RIAA has asked Jammie Thomas-Rasset to make a public statement against piracy in exchange for a reduction to the $222,000 in awarded damages that she owes them ... Read more ...
Jul
12
2013



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Sony Admits PS3 Architecture Hurt Indie Development

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The PS4's lead architect admits that the PS3's architecture just wasn't developer friendly enough, and promises that the PS4 won't make the same mistake ... Read more ...
Jul
11
2013



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France Abandons Hadopi 'Three-Strikes' Copyright Law

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France's experiment with forced Internet disconnections has failed, and a new system will now only fine users ... Read more ...
Jul
11
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 29th June 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 29th June 2013 ... Read more ...
Jul
10
2013



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New E-Book DRM Changes Text When Copied

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"It was the best of times, it was the lowest of times" - new e-book DRM changes text whenever it is copied ... Read more ...
Jul
9
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (7 July 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 7 July 2013 ... Read more ...
Jul
7
2013



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Sony's 4K DRM Plans: Online Authentication, Digital Watermarks And More

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Sony plans to use the rollout of 4K video to tighten copy protection, including the use of personally identifying digital watermarking and online authentication ... Read more ...
Jul
4
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 22nd June 2013

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Jul
4
2013



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Ubisoft Hacked: User Emails, Encrypted Passwords Stolen

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Ubisoft account information have been exposed by hackers, with the gaming publisher urging users to change passwords immediately ... Read more ...
Jul
3
2013



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Darkspore Steam Removal Highlights Dangers of DRM

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The temporary removal of the EA/Maxis game Darkspore due to a server bug has reignited the debate on server based DRM ... Read more ...
Jul
2
2013