Hurricane Sandy damage blows 'six strikes' into 2013

Hurricane Sandy damage blows 'six strikes' into 2013

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New Center for Copyright Information (CCI) head Jill Lesser has announced in a blog post that the criticized "six strikes" copyright enforcement warning system will not be implemented until early 2013. Previously scheduled for commencement in December of 2012, damage from Hurricane Sandy affected the organization's testing schedules with internet service...
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"Six strikes" copyright enforcement postponed until 2013

arstechnica.com
The Center for Copyright Information, which will be punishing Internet copyright infringers by administering a "six strikes" warning system, was scheduled to start operations before the end of this year. But today CCI announced that the rollout will be delayed at least a few months, until "early 2013." The reason given:...
"Six strikes" copyright enforcement postponed until 2013

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torrentfreak.com
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marketingland.com
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tech.fortune.cnn.com
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Y Combinator Interviews Start Tomorrow, Make Sure You Know YC Partners

techcrunch.com
It’s that time of the year again. Lucky applicants who got selected for an interview with three Y Combinator partners will pitch their startup starting tomorrow. Founders will have exactly 10 minutes, so they shouldn’t waste time with small talk. It might be a good idea to learn everything about...
Y Combinator Interviews Start Tomorrow, Make Sure You Know YC Partners

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betabeat.com
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Booting Up: 3D Printed Guns Are Coming Edition

BitSoup Hacked Over Hurricane Fundraiser, Announces New Domain

torrentfreak.com
Torrent sites are not only a magnet for people looking for content, they also attract enemies. While large copyright-dependent industries are obviously interested in their activities, opponents can take other forms. In recent weeks some of the largest torrent sites on the Internet have been targeted, with The Pirate Bay,...
BitSoup Hacked Over Hurricane Fundraiser, Announces New Domain

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allthingsd.com
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