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How the U.S. was formed by smuggling and piracy
A new book explores how smuggling and piracy were a financial foundation of colonial American society.
Internet piracy rehab: The latest push to curb illegal downloads
Internet service providers roll out a 'six strikes' policy to educate rather than punish people for illegal downloads.
Using Startup Ethic to Fight Pirates, and Assessing Apple's Struggles
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?
Entertainment industry to launch new anti-piracy campaign
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.
Google hiding 'pirate' sites to make friends in Hollywood
As the search giant branches into Hollywood, it takes a tougher stance on copyright issues.
ISPs to take on illegal downloading, politely
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.
Do musicians and content makers benefit from piracy?
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.
Costs of protection against piracy rise
A study out today shows piracy off the coast of Somalia dropped last year.
PIPA support collapses, 26 senators line up against it yesterday
"pssssssssssssssssst" - the sound of PIPA's deflating balloon
Calculating the costs of online piracy
Stephen Siwek, a consultant at Economist Incorporated, discusses how the cost of piracy is determined.