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TorrentFreak reports on my YouTube battle

TorrentFreak, “a publication dedicated to bringing the latest news about copyright, privacy, and everything related to filesharing,” (and one of my favorite sites, it should be noted) has… 156 more words

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Game of Thrones - The suspense never dies

It’s been about 2 weeks since the season 6 finale of Game of Thrones has aired on HBO and by now most of you folks should have already caught up with the show. 553 more words


Ricky Gervais: Don’t Pirate My Film, I Stand to Make Millions

Anti-piracy PSAs come in all shapes and sizes, but nearly all of them fail to appeal to the public they’re intended for.

Today, as part of the Industry Trust’s “Moments Worth Paying For” campaign, British comedian Ricky Gervais gives it a shot with a special anti-piracy message of his own. 313 more words


Google Senior Counsel Defends Company’s Anti-Piracy Measures

While threats against The Pirate Bay were once in vogue, entertainment industry outfits have already decided that attacking ancillary legitimate companies might be the way forward. 815 more words


MPAA’s Domain Name ‘Policing’ Results in First Suspensions

In recent years various entertainment industry groups have switched their efforts away from legislation, towards voluntary cooperation with various stakeholders.

This has resulted in several agreements with Internet providers, advertising agencies and payment processors, which are all designed to help prevent piracy. 570 more words


Landmark Piracy Trial Suspended Pending EU Ruling

Following successful prosecutions of torrent site operators such as those behind The Pirate Bay, Sweden has turned to the increasing problem of online streaming.

Cases involving streaming sites are relatively rare and as a result, case law is thin on the ground. 645 more words


We’re Not Liable for Pirating Subscribers, Windstream Tells Court

Can an Internet provider be held liable for subscribers who share pirated files? Yes, a Virginia federal jury ruled late last year.

This verdict caused shockwaves in the ISP industry when several companies suddenly realized that they could become the next target. 586 more words