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

ISPs to take on illegal downloading, politely

Mar 19, 2012
Several Internet service providers are set to take on a graduated approach to combating online piracy starting this summer, according to the Recording Industry Association of America.
Posted In: riaa, piracy, ISPs, robots

Do musicians and content makers benefit from piracy?

Jan 20, 2012
Musician Jonathan Coulton joked about whether content makers were finally making money now that Megaupload was shut down, but it isn't all laughs. He talks about what the MPAA should learn from the Megaupload shutdown.
Posted In: Music, megaupload, piracy

Costs of protection against piracy rise

Jan 19, 2012
A study out today shows piracy off the coast of Somalia dropped last year.
Posted In: piracy

PIPA support collapses, 26 senators line up against it yesterday

Jan 19, 2012
"pssssssssssssssssst" - the sound of PIPA's deflating balloon
Posted In: Congress, PIPA, piracy

Calculating the costs of online piracy

Jan 18, 2012
Stephen Siwek, a consultant at Economist Incorporated, discusses how the cost of piracy is determined.
Posted In: piracy, Stop Online Piracy Act, SOPA, PIPA

Leahy plans to tinker with PIPA

Jan 13, 2012
Posted In: PIPA, SOPA, piracy