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NZ Court Rules Megaupload Search Warrant Illegal, Wozniak Says Case is 'Hokey'

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New Zealand's High Court rules Megaupload/DotCom raid "illegal", while Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak labels US case against the file hosting websites "hokey" ... Read more ...
Jun
29
2012



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Japan's New Copyright Laws: Up To 2 Years Prison For Watching YouTube

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Japan's new harsh copyright laws could see people go to prison for 2 years for simply watching the wrong YouTube video ... Read more ...
Jun
26
2012



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Wikipedia Founder Comes To Aid of Former 'TVShack' Admin, Now Facing Extradition

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UK student and former TVShack admin facing extradition to the US and up to 10 years in prison has gained the support of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales ... Read more ...
Jun
26
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (24 June 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 24 June 2012 ... Read more ...
Jun
24
2012



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Apple Co-Founder Offers Support For Megaupload's DotCom, 'Megabox' Not Dead

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak offers support for Megaupload's Kim DotCom, as DotCom says the planned launch of 'Megabox', a service that aims to shake up the music industry by allowing artists to bypass the major labels, is still on ... Read more ...
Jun
22
2012



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US Six Strikes To Lead To BitTorrent Lawsuits?

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The agreement between the MPAA/RIAA and ISPs reveal language that suggest individual BitTorrent lawsuits may be on the cards, as ISPs will be forced to hand over subscriber info for repeat offenders ... Read more ...
Jun
20
2012



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Lost Access To Legal Megaupload Files? Sue Them, Says U.S. Govt

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The U.S. government refuses to help users who used Megaupload legitimately, instead tells them to sue Megaupload and their web host for damages ... Read more ...
Jun
14
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (10 June 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 10 June 2012 ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2012



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MPAA Open To Allowing Megaupload Users To Retrieving Their Legal Files

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Small ray of hope for Megaupload users that seek access to their legal files stored on the cloud hosting service, as the MPAA shows sympathy towards affected users, but also want to ensure illegally uploaded files remain blocked from access ... Read more ...
Jun
7
2012



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Australian Piracy Survey: 10% Have Stopped, Most Do It Due To Lack of Legal Options

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A new survey in Australia shows 10% of Internet users are regular pirates and most of them do it because of lack of legal content, and 10% have stopped pirating altogether thanks to the availability of new legal alternatives ... Read more ...
Jun
5
2012



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Anonymous BitTorrent Coming Soon: Free and Faster!

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The researchers behind the Tribler client plans to take BitTorrent to the next level, by adding in anonymous and cached downloads to their free open source BitTorrent client ... Read more ...
Jun
2
2012