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This page contains all the news items for the tag "Copyright" for the month of October 2012. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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Weekly News Roundup (28 October 2012)

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Oct
28
2012



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USCO: Jailbreaking iPhone Legal But Not iPads, DVD Ripping Still Mostly Illegal

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US Copyright Office issues new, and revokes some, exemptions to current copyright laws, once again highlighting the arbitrary nature of copyright exemptions ... Read more ...
Oct
28
2012



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Finnish Netflix Accidentally Used Pirated Subtitles

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The Finnish version of Netflix accidentally uses pirated subtitles for the sci-fi TV series Andromeda ... Read more ...
Oct
24
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (21 October 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 21 October 2012 ... Read more ...
Oct
21
2012



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The Pirate Bay Sails For the Clouds

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The Pirate Bay moves to the cloud, making the website more resilient, more stable, and more raid-proof ... Read more ...
Oct
20
2012



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Single DMCA Notice Takes Down 1.45 Million Educational Blogs

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A single blog posts takes down the entire blog and 1.45 million other blogs, as "stupid DMCA policy" disables educational resource used by thousands of teachers and students ... Read more ...
Oct
18
2012



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Music Pirates Are Also Most Prolific Buyers, New Report

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A new study has found that people who pirate a lot of music are also the music industry's best customers, and that online downloading isn't as popular as getting music from friends/family or ripping CDs ... Read more ...
Oct
18
2012



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Company Obtains Patent For 3D Printer DRM

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New technology gets shackled to the old, as company applies and is granted a patent to add DRM to 3D printable objects ... Read more ...
Oct
15
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (14 October 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 14 October 2012 ... Read more ...
Oct
14
2012



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Judge Rules Against Megaupload Case Dismissal, As Founder Dotcom Plans 'New Mega'

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U.S. District Judge rules against Megaupload's motion to dismiss the criminal case against the file hosting website, as founder Kim Dotcom plans "comeback" with a new Mega website that is "90% done" ... Read more ...
Oct
14
2012



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UK Copyright Lobby To Regulator: Crackdown on 4G Piracy

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UK copyright lobby group has eyes on potential piracy activity on future 4G networks, as it calls on regulators to includes wireless networks, perhaps even public Wi-Fi networks, its in anti-piracy regime ... Read more ...
Oct
10
2012



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Tax Payers Funds Spent To 'Educate' Foreign Judges On Piracy Issues

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Attorney General Eric Holder reveals DoJ program that saw foreign judges, prosecutors, investigators, and policymakers "educated" in the US's view on copyright issues ... Read more ...
Oct
10
2012



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Legal Beats Piracy, Study Finds, Except In 'Three-Strikes' France

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New study finds that BitTorrent usage for illegal music downloads are dropping in countries with Spotify, but increasing in countries without the service - except in France, where Spotify and Hadopi still sees piracy rates rising ... Read more ...
Oct
8
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (7 October 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 7 October 2012 ... Read more ...
Oct
8
2012



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YouTube Refines Anti-Piracy Filters, Appeals Process

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YouTube makes changes to its sometimes controversial Content ID program, in a bid to avoid the number of "unintentional claims" and to provide uploaders with a better appeals process ... Read more ...
Oct
6
2012



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Japan's New Controversial Copyright Laws Come Into Effect

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From the start of this month, Japanese downloaders will face fines of up to $25,000 and a two year prison sentence thanks to new changes to the country's copyright laws ... Read more ...
Oct
4
2012



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Google Accuses Author Of Piracy Over Distributing His Own Free Book

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Google bans account of author distributing his own free book on piracy grounds, just because he linked to a torrent of his own book on The Pirate Bay, Demonoid ... Read more ...
Oct
1
2012