All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Anti-Piracy’

The Pirate Bay Sues Anti-Piracy Outfit For Copyright Infringement

In the eyes of the entertainment industry, The Pirate Bay is nothing but a piracy outfit dedicated to destroying their business. These groups make it vocally known that they hate copyright infringement. Maybe they could be taken a little more seriously if they weren’t violating other’s copyright. TorrentFreak reports that Finnish anti-piracy outfit CIAPC has recently opened a new Web …

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Verizon Will Start Throttling The Internet Of Accused Pirates Soon

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about the six strikes anti-piracy program being put into place by ISPs across the U.S. The last news that came out of the CCI said that the program was delayed until early 2013 for some last minute problems caused by Hurricane Sandy. We don’t know when exactly the program will go into …

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The Pirate Bay Fighting Censorship One IP Address At A Time

Remember when The Pirate Bay was blocked in the UK on the grounds that it enabled copyright on a massive scale? That may have been only the most recent attempt at censoring the site, but various other European countries have also ruled in favor of blocking access to everybody’s favorite torrent tracker. It’s totally fine though because The Pirate Bay …

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Facebook, Twitter Aren’t Required To Have Anti-Piracy Software, Court Says

Europe’s top court dealt a blow to anti-piracy crusaders and tallied a win for proponents of Internet freedom today by ruling that social networking sites cannot be required to set up an anti-piracy filtering system. The ruling involves a case brought against Netlog, an online social network based in Belgium, by a music royalties firm claiming that the site, in …

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Clay Shirky Discusses The Bad Ideas That Are SOPA and PIPA

It’s apparent that the SOPA/PIPA-inspired Internet blackouts raised the public’s conscious concerning the anti-piracy legislation Washington is trying to push on the very citizens it is supposed to be representing. Granted, a great deal of this awareness came from the fact people couldn’t do their homework because Wikipedia was down, but, whatever it takes. Especially when we’re dealing with something …

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The Twitter Crowd Weighs in with Things Better Than SOPA

Aside from the bouts of humor many Twitter users are providing, thanks, in large part to the @herpderpedia Twitter account’s work, it’s also becoming a water cooler of sorts, at least in relation to the anti-piracy act that’s ruling the day. I’m talking about SOPA, of course. Before that, however, if you want have a little fun, check out the …

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Another Republican Senator Backs Away From PIPA Sponsorship

When all of this anti-SOPA smoke clears, it appears as if the only government official who will be left standing on the side of the stop piracy acts will be Lamar “SOPA Will Never Die” Smith. While there’s plenty of flippancy on this writer’s part, truth be told, more government officials are backing off, or at least trying to delay …

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