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Entries in 'file-sharing' (23)

RapidShare

GEMA hails 'landmark' court ruling against RapidShare in Germany

Germany’s Federal Court has issued what performance rights organisation GEMA is calling a landmark judgement against RapidShare that will see ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 19th 2013 at 2:10PM
Google

Google URL takedown requests reach over half a million per day

The latest Google transparency report has revealed that the tech giant is now receiving over half a million takedown requests ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 11:50AM
AT&T

AT&T gets patent for file-sharing monitoring tech

ISP AT&T has been awarded a new patent for technology that will allow it to track content being exchanged via ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 1st 2013 at 10:27AM
Piracy

Illegal file-sharer owes RIAA $222,000 for Kazaa activity

A US woman has been ordered to pay $222,000 in an illegal music downloading and file-sharing case dating back to ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Mar 19th 2013 at 10:22AM

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Norway

Norwegian government to present anti-piracy plan this month

The Norwegian government is to present its new anti-piracy plan this month, which is expected to include changes to copyright ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 15th 2013 at 10:12AM
Kim Dotcom

Megaupload court case hits small victory for Kim Dotcom

The court case against Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom has hit a victory for the founder as a ruling means that the ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 7th 2012 at 10:08AM
Pirate Party UK

BPI asks Pirate Party UK to end Pirate Bay support

The BPI has sent a letter to the Pirate Party UK requesting that it stops providing access to illegal file-sharing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 29th 2012 at 4:39PM
Newzbin2

Newzbin2 file-sharing site closes down

File-sharing site Newzbin2, the successor to Newzbin, has been forced offline due to ‘lost editors’ and ‘unstable servers’.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 29th 2012 at 10:12AM

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Piracy

RapidShare drastically cuts public sharing limits to battle piracy

Swiss-based file-hosting service RapidShare is to drastically limit its users' sharing in its continued bid to battle piracy.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 9th 2012 at 10:03AM
China

China set for paid music sea change - report

A number of major Chinese websites currently offering musical content for free are planning to set up pay systems early ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 31st 2012 at 10:17AM
The Pirate Bay

Irish ISP denies Pirate Bay block reports

Irish internet service provider UPC has reaffirmed its position to refuse voluntary blocking of The Pirate Bay, despite reports that ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 24th 2012 at 3:34PM
Piracy

Online Copyright Alert System set for US within weeks

Copyright alert notifications from US ISPs will start to pop up on peer-to-peer networks within the coming weeks.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 22nd 2012 at 10:45AM

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Kim Dotcom

Megaupload re-launch will be 'almost immune to shutdown'

Kim Dotcom and business partner Mathias Ortmann say Megaupload’s latest incarnation 'Mega' will be ultra secure and almost immune to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 19th 2012 at 9:56AM
Piracy

Who's going to pay for anti-piracy letters? Gated Content

British copyright holders are already facing a bill in excess of £16m to get so-called ‘three strikes’ anti-piracy letters off ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 18th 2012 at 2:11PM
The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay goes cloud-based to dodge police raids

The Pirate Bay has moved its entire operation to the cloud, which it says will make its day-to-day running cheaper, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 18th 2012 at 1:49PM
IPO

IPO introduces 'simpler and easier way' for UK internet users to dispute piracy accusations

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has introduced a new small claims track to the Patents County Court (PCC) to make ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 2nd 2012 at 10:26AM

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Megabox

Video: Kim Dotcom previews D2C music platform Megabox

Kim Dotcom has released a video previewing his upcoming artist-to-fan music platform Megabox.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 27th 2012 at 11:54AM
Century Media

Century Media files lawsuits for 7,500 illegal file traders

US Indie metal label Century Media is chasing roughly 7,500 file-traders in court proceedings, according to reports.  

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 19th 2012 at 11:39AM
Ed Sheeran

Sheeran unfazed by shocking illegal download figure

Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is unflustered by the mass piracy of his debut LP despite it being illegally downloaded eight ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 17th 2012 at 11:28AM
Piracy

Illegal music downloads topped 43m in UK H1 2012 - report

Illegal-filesharing topped 33 million albums and 10 million singles in H1 2012 in the UK, according to a new report.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 17th 2012 at 10:19AM
The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay: 'Google rankings change is good for us'

The Pirate Bay has said that Google’s algorithm change, which will see illegal file-sharing websites automatically placed further down its ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 17th 2012 at 12:18PM
IFPI

Leaked IFPI report outlines global anti-piracy strategy

A leaked IFPI report outlines the organisation’s global strategy for anti-piracy along with its expectations of ISPs in the battle ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 26th 2012 at 10:27AM
Brian Message BitTorrent

Radiohead manager calls for rethink over BitTorrent Gated Content

Chairman of the Music Managers Forum and co-manager of Radiohead Brian Message sees BitTorrent as a ‘natural ally’ and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 20th 2012 at 10:50AM