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Fox 'Stole' a Game Clip, Used it in Family Guy & DMCA'd the Original - TorrentFreak

This week’s episode of Family Guy included a clip from 1980s Nintendo video game Double Dribble showing a glitch to get a free 3-point goal. Fox obtained the clip from YouTube where it had been sitting since it was first uploaded in 2009. 45 more words

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WordPress Wants Statutory Damages for DMCA Abuse - TorrentFreak

WordPress.com is taking a strong stance against copyright takedown abuse. The company is recommending that the U.S. Copyright Office should introduce statutory damages and bonds to decrease the frequency of fraudulent and abusive DMCA takedown requests. 53 more words

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Kanye West outs himself as a Pirate Bay user in tweet

UPDATE (March 3): In a series of tweets Wednesday, Kanye West responded to Canadian electronic musician Deadmau5 by making fun of the mouse-eared mask he wears while preforming. 496 more words

Entertainment

Denuvo > Ovuned > Owned

About this relatively new “uncrackable” Digital Rights Management (DRM) system for PC games called Denuvo.

Just a quick thought and an observation here around the name of the product. 136 more words

Comic Book Adaptations Dominate The 10 Most Pirated TV Shows Of 2015 List

Piracy-related news site Torrentfreak‘s annual list of the most pirated TV shows has just come out for 2015, and it should be no surprise to anyone that… 465 more words

TV

Social media led police straight to movie pirates

Facebook was also the petard by which 40-year-old Graeme ‘Reidy’ Reid was hoisted, since he used the same anonymous e-mail account on his profile as he did his piracy. 59 more words

Policy & Ethics