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Apple Patents Technology to Legalize P2P Sharing

While “legalized P2P sharing” may sound appealing, in theory it’s actually quite restrictive. The idea introduces a new layer of content protection which means that the files in question can only be played on “trusted client software.” 42 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

Cox: We're Not Responsible For Pirating Customers

The companies, which control the publishing rights to songs by Katy Perry, The Beatles and David Bowie among others, claimed that Cox has given up its DMCA safe harbor protections due to this inaction. 30 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

Netflix Sees Popcorn Time As a Serious Competitor

The problem with Popcorn Time is that it’s just as easy as Netflix, if not easier. And in terms of recent movies and TV-shows the pirated alternative has a superior content library too. 8 more words

Web Tv

Leaked Oscar Movie Screeners Flood Torrent Sites

An unprecedented fast flood of leaked ‘screener’ copies of movies has hit torrent sites ahead of the official Oscar nominations announcement later this month. The latest Hobbit installment is proving most popular with over 500K downloads in the first 24 hours. 41 more words


Why Netflix needs to crack down on foreigners accessing its US site

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For the year or so that I subscribed to Netflix from my base in London, I paid a dollar amount to a US-registered company and used third-party software to access the American version of the site.  529 more words

Netflix Crackdown On VPN Usage

You may have to forget about watching re-runs of The US Office and, let’s face it, the better selection of TV shows and movies that Netflix has to offer. 117 more words

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Watch Netflix or Hulu via VPN? Then you must be a law-breaking pirate

When I moved out of the US, one of the things I missed was Netflix. I considered keeping my subscription and streaming via VPN, but decided I needed to cut down on TV anyway and so canceled the subscription.  364 more words