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Movie Studios Lose Appeal Against Australian ISP iiNet

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A huge victory for ISPs all around the world as an Australian court finds, for the second time, that ISPs are not liable for copyright infringement committed by its subscribers ... Read more ...
Feb
24
2011



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Googles Wades Into Fellow Search Engine isoHunt's Trial ... On The MPAA's Side

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Google has attacked isoHunt in court in a bid to protects their own position in the Viacom appeals trial ... Read more ...
Feb
22
2011



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isoHunt Sued Again, This Time By The Record Companies

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isoHunt is in legal trouble again after being sued by the major music labels, who are demanding the closure of the website as well as $4m in damages ... Read more ...
Feb
15
2011



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UK Judge Looks At Key Copyright Lawsuit Issues, IP Address And Authorization

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An UK judge is asking all the right questions in a copyright case which could have serious implications for those engaged in mass copyright lawsuits ... Read more ...
Feb
15
2011



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Spanish Citizens, Artists Protest Against New Copyright Laws

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New proposed copyright laws in Spain has been met with serious public opposition, and also surprising opposition from leading industry figures ... Read more ...
Feb
15
2011



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The Crysis Crisis: Crysis 2 Leaked Way Before Official Release

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It's bad news for EA and Crytek, as a development build of their upcoming Crysis 2 game has just made its way to BitTorrent networks all over the world ... Read more ...
Feb
14
2011



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MPAA Sues Hotfile, Claims Hotfile Encourages Users To Pirate

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Five studios represented by the MPAA is suing file hosting website Hotfile for copyright infringement, claiming the company actually "compensates" users for their infringement ... Read more ...
Feb
9
2011



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UK: New Subscription Channel May Cause Surge In Piracy

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By removing free viewing options on TV, will this lead to more piracy? ... Read more ...
Feb
8
2011



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Filesharers Manifesto Aims to Stop Movie, TV Piracy

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A website has been set up with a list of things that today's digital consumer finds lacking, things that if addressed, could lead to lower movie piracy rates ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2011



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Japanese Government Think-Thank: Piracy Helps Sales!

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A new study by a Japanese think-tank sought to link piracy to lost DVD sales for Anime, but actually found the reverse, in that piracy sometimes helps to increase sales ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2011



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23.8% Internet Traffic Related To Piracy, But MPAA Misses The Real Message

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The MPAA screams from the top of the roof that Internet piracy rates are sky high, but the very studios they represent may be partially responsible for the problem ... Read more ...
Feb
3
2011



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US: Nearly 100,000 Sued Via Mass Copyright Lawsuits In Last 12 Month

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Nearly 100,000 people have been sued from just 80 mass copyright lawsuits in the US, in the last 12 month ... Read more ...
Feb
1
2011