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Kim Dotcom’s $5 Million “Bounty” On US Government

Do you have proof that the United States government acted in a corrupt or illegal manner during the shutdown of Megaupload? If so, that information could make you a millionaire. Kim Dotcom (born Kim Schmitz) said on Monday that he …

Russia Auditing ISP’s That Host Illegal Content Russia Auditing ISP’s That Host Illegal Content

Russia has established itself as a bit of a haven for cybercrime. One can quite easily buy illegal web traffic from vendors in that country, and some have recently speculated that the only reason the creators of the Carberp Trojan …

“Polish Underground” Takes Down Government Websites

In Warsaw, a group call the “Polish Underground” targeted the Polish Government’s website. This comes following the weekends attack on websites belonging to Poland’s president, prime minister and parliament. The attacks are thought to be a protest to upcoming anti-piracy …

Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Doesn’t Make Bail

Seven of Megaupload’s employees and the company itself are accused of providing copyrighted material online without paying royalties. The company’s staff and Founder Kim Dotcom has been arrested and incarcerated. Dotcom himself made over $41 million just last year. Claiming …

SOPA Is Back: Lamar Smith Says Markup To Resume In February SOPA Is Back: Lamar Smith Says Markup To Resume In February
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If you needed any more proof that SOPA isn’t really dead, just delayed, look no further. Despite calls that SOPA, for all intents and purposes, had been killed in the House of Representatives, the truth was that the harmful legislation …

UK Copyright Piracy Case Extradited to the US?
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Twenty-three year old Richard O’Dwyer is facing copyright infingment charges in the United States after a U.K. judge ordered it appropriate for him to prosecuted there. O’Dwyer is accused of operating a website which allegedly made thousands in advertising while …

Advocacy Group Forms To Combat Piracy

An advocacy group created by a number of major media and technology companies plans to promote the Internet as a place for people to get songs, television shows and movies without turning to piracy.

UK Cracks Down On Internet Music Piracy
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Britain’s major online service providers have joined a government initiated plan to deal with the illegal downloading of music and films.

Internet service providers will send warning letters to users who are suspected of illegal file sharing. Around 6 million Britons are believed to have downloaded files illegally over the past year, costing the music and film industries millions in lost revenue.