News "Piracy" August 2012 News Archive

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

 

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Judge: Tenenbaum's $675,000 For 30 Song Downloads Not Excessive

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New judge says the fine of $22,500 per song download is not excessive in the copyright case involving university student Joel Tenenbaum's download of 30 songs ... Read more ...
Aug
27
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (26 August 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 26 August 2012 ... Read more ...
Aug
26
2012



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Law Firm To Publish Porn Download 'Name and Shame' List, Church, Arab Embassies Targeted

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A German law firm plans the unthinkable - to publish the names of up to 150,000 individuals alleged to have downloaded pirated content, including hardcore porn videos. Not only that, they plan to target churches, the police and embassies of Arab countries ... Read more ...
Aug
24
2012



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Is Hollywood Encouraging Piracy?

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Tech journalist David Pogue says Hollywood is still reeling from the death of traditional DVD rentals, and their fear of the Internet is driving them to encourage movie piracy by putting up too many hurdles for online rentals ... Read more ...
Aug
23
2012



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Google's New Appeasement Policy: Will Implement 'Piracy Filter'

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Google will start demoting website that receive "too many" DMCA notices ... Read more ...
Aug
13
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (5 August 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 5 August 2012 ... Read more ...
Aug
6
2012



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French Government Cuts Funding To 'Three-Strikes' Regime, Hints At Ending Program

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The newly elected French socialist government plans to cut funding to Hadopi, which may signal the beginning of the end for the controversial French "three-strikes" web anti-piracy regime ... Read more ...
Aug
4
2012