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Warner Bros. Looking To Step Up Anti-Piracy Efforts

01/13/2014, Despite the best efforts of music labels and movie studios, fighting piracy online has proven to be an uphill battle. As soon as one site is taken down, another few more spring up in its place, almost as if the masses are eager to fill in the empty spot....

Netflix Considers Piracy Stats Prior To Purchasing Shows

09/16/2013, Netflix has to be one of the most popular video streaming services around nowadays, which means the company needs to stay on top of what its viewers want to watch on its service. What better way to learn what people want to watch online than through...

Pirate Bay Gets Blocked In Ireland. What’s Next?

06/12/2013, Pirate Bay, a file-sharing oriented site, has been the object of an Irish court order which requires six local Internet Service Providers (ISP) to block it on their networks. This was reported by the IrishTimes which adds that about 200,000 people use...

Study: Music Industry Unharmed By Illegal Music Downloads

03/20/2013, You know how some studies on the same topic seem to contradict one another from time to time? Is it good to have a glass of wine each day, or a cup of coffee? Well, here is one for the ages – a new study which was published by the European...

Game Of Thrones’ Director Is Not Worried About Piracy

02/27/2013, The common perception regarding piracy is that it hurts the sales of the product, i.e. music, video games, television shows, movies, software and etc. On the flipside there are developers and artists who fully embrace piracy, claiming that this helps get...

Appeals Court rules Jammie Thomas must pay $222,000

09/11/2012, Online file-sharing is considered illegal and an infringement of intellectual copyrights of the content that is being shared, if it is not available publicly and for free. However, very few cases related to online file sharing have surfaced in the U.S. so...

Google Censorship List Now Includes Pirate Bay Domains

09/10/2012, Google has recently introduced a number of anti-piracy measures to discourage users from looking up pirated content online. While the search giant hasn’t removed the indexes of piracy sites from its search results, it is taking steps to ensure that...

Android is designed for piracy, developer says

07/25/2012, Scottish developer Matt Gemmell is saying that Android’s open source philosophy is designed for piracy from the ground up. If you’re taken aback by Gemmell’s statement, he has a lengthy post on his blog to explain his presumption....