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A new product from a notorious name in entertainment

Nov 18, 2014
BitTorrent aims to give musicians the power to sell directly to fans.
Posted In: bittorrent, piracy

Atop the Iron Throne of pirated TV

Jun 27, 2014
Soccer, Westeros, meth.
Posted In: piracy, streaming tv, World Cup

A new plan to fight piracy online: Take away those ad dollars

Jul 17, 2013
Content providers -- like Disney or Fox -- are now asking companies delivering online ads -- the Googles of the world -- to stop working with websites that allow illegal file sharing.
Posted In: Google, piracy, copyright, online advertising

Piracy threat grows in Nigeria, West Africa

Jun 21, 2013
A new report out this week shows that while pirate attacks off the Somali coast have plummeted, there's a growing threat on the other side of the continent.
Posted In: piracy, Africa, Nigeria, Somalia

Six strikes, then what? A look into the new Copyright Alert System

Mar 1, 2013
What happens when you reach 'strike six' of the new Copyright Alert System, a program launched by several Internet service providers to curb online piracy?
Posted In: Internet, piracy, Tech

How the U.S. was formed by smuggling and piracy

Feb 28, 2013
A new book explores how smuggling and piracy were a financial foundation of colonial American society.
Posted In: history, American Revolution, piracy

Internet piracy rehab: The latest push to curb illegal downloads

Feb 27, 2013
Internet service providers roll out a 'six strikes' policy to educate rather than punish people for illegal downloads.
Posted In: piracy, Internet, Tech

Using Startup Ethic to Fight Pirates, and Assessing Apple's Struggles

Jan 28, 2013
Can a tech entrepreneur create a 21st century privateer navy to thwart pirates in East Africa? And, do Apple's flat earnings mean its era of market dominance is over?
Posted In: apple, China, piracy

Entertainment industry to launch new anti-piracy campaign

Oct 17, 2012
Some of the nation's largest Internet Service Providers are teaming with the music and recording industry to block access to web sites that don't follow copyright laws.
Posted In: Internet, copyright, piracy

Google hiding 'pirate' sites to make friends in Hollywood

Aug 14, 2012
As the search giant branches into Hollywood, it takes a tougher stance on copyright issues.
Posted In: search, Google, piracy, file sharing, Yahoo

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