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This page contains all the news items for the tag "Downloading" for the month of September 2011. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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Copyright Madness In Europe, Italian 'One Strike' and Swedish Film Institute Piracy

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In Italy, MPs seek to introduce a law that will blacklist users and prevent them from going online based on a single allegation of copyright infringement, while just a single allegation is putting the Swedish Film Institute in big trouble, as their IP address has been caught pirating films ... Read more ...
Sep
23
2011



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Joel Tenenbaum RIAA Damages Increased Back To $675,000

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Joel Tenenbaum has to pay the RIAA $675,000 as the RIAA wins their appeal of an earlier ruling which saw the penalty reduced to $67,500 ... Read more ...
Sep
20
2011



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Copyright Lobbying in Washington, A Roundup

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Lobbying efforts have intensified in the last quarter as the RIAA, MPAA, and even RapidShare, spend millions to get politicians to support their agendas ... Read more ...
Sep
19
2011



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Australian Copyright Lobby Tries To Fool Aussie Net Users With Misleading Stats

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An Australian copyright lobby group, the IPAF, may be using misleading statistics to paint a rosy picture ISP intervention (three-strikes), but the study the IPAF uses seems to point to the opposite conclusion ... Read more ...
Sep
13
2011



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MPAA Piracy Stats Pulled Apart - Every Pirate Would Buy 100 DVDs

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The MPAA says that every pirate that stops downloading would otherwise spend $1,000 per year buying legal stuff, and that 13% of all American adults are movie/TV pirates ... Read more ...
Sep
8
2011



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Leaked Diplomatic Cables: ICE Planned Piracy Topsites Infiiltration

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Wikileaks provides details of law enforcement tactics in taking down piracy topsites, including getting content holders to provide re-release content to gain trust of topsite operators ... Read more ...
Sep
6
2011



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The Pirate Bay Launches File Hosting Service, But Will Be Fully Legit

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Two Pirate Bay co-founders launch a new file hosting service to take on the likes of RapidShare and Dropbox, but the MPAA/RIAA need not to worry (or at least not worry more than they do about similar services) - BayFiles will be fully legit ... Read more ...
Sep
3
2011



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Hotfile Has To Hand Over All Uploader and Downloader Details to the MPAA

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Major setback for Hotfile, as the court grants the MPAA permission to, in the words of Hotfile's defence, "murder" the file hosting company ... Read more ...
Sep
1
2011