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Settlement ends isoHunt music copyright legal saga

VANCOUVER – Music Canada says a settlement has ended a near decade-old legal fight with a now-defunct search engine, which was once one of the most popular websites for downloading songs and movies. 119 more words

News

EBook Piracy: Well, At Least Someone is Reading Your Book - Right?

Any indie or self-published author who claims they don’t ‘Google’ themselves has their pants well and truly on fire. I don’t mind admitting I do it myself, to see where in the world my books are available to buy, so when I come across a site offering a FREE download of one of my books, I’m not entirely happy. 547 more words

Books

Pirated Blu-Ray Versions of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Have Hit the Internet

Copies of one the highest-grossing movies ever won’t hit stores for another couple of weeks, but hundreds of thousands of people are reportedly already watching at home. 186 more words

Pubdesk

A Pirate's Life for Me...

We’ve all seen the ads before movies, the anti-piracy ones that no matter how you try you can’t skip. Perhaps back in the days when they were more prevalent, there wasn’t as much as need for them as it there is today. 316 more words

Ethics

Somebody Take 'Mercy' on Kanye

Hordes of online pirates reportedly have been illegally downloading Kanye West’s newest album, with one estimate saying that half a million people downloaded a pirated copy of the album in the first day of its release. 206 more words

HIP HOP

What is Good about Downloading

When I was growing up, the word pirated copy conjured up a wealth of negative connotations: poor quality, awful sound, cinema recording. Today, the term isn’t used as much, as the 21st century equivalent of a knock-off copy is an illegal download. 424 more words

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Indonesia Cracks Down on Illegal Music Downloads

(Athena, 25/11) Jakarta. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of Indonesia has blocked 22 websites which suspected infringed on the copyrights of Indonesian musicians. 130 more words

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