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Drilling through The Walking Dead

In chapter 3 of Spreadable Media, Jenkins, Ford, and Green discuss “The Value of Media Engagement”.  Fans of TV shows, movie franchises, and comic books aren’t what they used to be; they are much more engaged in what they view through online discussion and media sharing. 467 more words

You might want to re-think your next movie download

Thinking about downloading the new Suicide Squad movie to watch for your weekend in?

You might want to think again.

The big boss of Village Roadshow Graham Burke is ready for a fight, tossing around a new plan to hone down on the so-called “leeches” and “thieves” that visit illegal downloading sites to pirate movies. 216 more words

Lifestyle

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

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