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LEAKED: Verizon's New Anti-Piracy Measure Will Give Offenders 6 Chances (VZ)

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If you use BitTorrent or other services to download illegal content and Verizon is your Internet service provider this is something you need to know. BitTorrent news site TorrentFreak, got its hands on Verizon's unannounced six strike anti-piracy measure. Things start off pretty lenient in the form of warnings, but...
LEAKED: Verizon's New Anti-Piracy Measure Will Give Offenders 6 Chances (VZ)
New music survey: P2P users buy the most, no one wants disconnection penalties

IsoHunt Still Guilty Of Contributory Infringement

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The 9th Circuit has finally ruled in the appeal of the IsoHunt case, and has found, once again, that Gary Fund is guilty of contributory copyright infringement, as per the Supreme Court's ruling in the Grokster case. They basically agree with the district court ruling, which found that IsoHunt hit...
IsoHunt Still Guilty Of Contributory Infringement

Billionairre Moves To Ban BitTorrent Client Downloads

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In 2011, Alki David, the billionaire behind the FilmOn video service, declared war on CNET and its owner CBS. David, and a coalition of supportive recording artists, sued the companies for their role in distributing file-sharing software including uTorrent and LimeWire. Their claim was that CNET had profited from the...
Billionairre Moves To Ban BitTorrent Client Downloads

Novell offers mobile file sharing for the enterprise

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In an effort to help enterprises get a handle on the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend, Novell has released enterprise file sharing software that it claims is as easy to use as commercial cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Microsoft Skydrive, and Google Drive.Employees "have been using consumer-based...
Novell offers mobile file sharing for the enterprise

First 'Three Strikes' Case In NZ Dropped After It Becomes Clear Accused Didn't File Share

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One of our biggest problems with the various "three strikes" or similar programs is the fact that they're all based entirely on accusations not convictions. You would think, in this day and age of bogus copyright claims, that people would realize why that might be a problem. Down in New...
First 'Three Strikes' Case In NZ Dropped After It Becomes Clear Accused Didn't File Share

Six Strikes "Copyright Alert" Warns Subscribers For Dangerous P2P Software

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After years of negotiating and planning the long-awaited U.S. “six strikes” system finally went live in February. Thus far the number of alerts being sent out under the program appears to be minimal. We previously received a copy of a warning email sent out by Comcast, but today we can...
Six Strikes "Copyright Alert" Warns Subscribers For Dangerous P2P Software
Japanese authorities arrest 27 in nationwide file-sharing crackdown

CNET Doesn't Have to Ban BitTorrent Clients, Court Rules

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CBS and CNET have scored an important victory in their ongoing copyright infringement case against a coalition of artists. The musicians, joined by billionaire Alki David, had requested a preliminary injunction to prevent the media conglomerate from distributing file-sharing software through Download.com. The artists claimed that CNET profits heavily...
CNET Doesn't Have to Ban BitTorrent Clients, Court Rules

Billionaire Alki David On CBS Lawsuit and His Solution To BitTorrent Piracy

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Earlier this week we posted the latest update on the copyright infringement lawsuit from Alki David and a coalition of recording artists against CNET and owner CBS. The lawsuit claims that CNET’s Download.com distributed file-sharing software including uTorrent and LimeWire after they “shameless promoted” the tools for infringing uses. This...
Billionaire Alki David On CBS Lawsuit and His Solution To BitTorrent Piracy

Parents Not Responsible For Their Teenager's Music Piracy

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When it comes to punishing file-sharers en masse, Germany is almost certainly the toughest jurisdiction in the world. While hundreds of thousands of individuals have been sued in the United States, legislation in Germany means that internet account holders are almost always held liable for activities taking place on their...
Parents Not Responsible For Their Teenager's Music Piracy

CBS and CNET Liable For ALL BitTorrent Piracy, Artists Tell Court

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In 2011, Alki David, the billionaire behind the FilmOn video service, declared war on CNET and its owner CBS. The artists claim that CNET profits heavily from distributing file-sharing software via Download.com, while demonstrating in editorial reviews how these applications can be used to download copyright-infringing material. In the original...
CBS and CNET Liable For ALL BitTorrent Piracy, Artists Tell Court
Big Tech: Lawrence Landweber Helped Build Today's Internet, Now He's Advising Its Future

Artists Score Victory in Mass-Piracy Lawsuit Against CBS, CNET

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Last year, Alki David and a coalition of artists sued CBS and CNET for their role in distributing uTorrent, LimeWire and other P2P software. The artists claimed that CNET profited heavily from distributing file-sharing software via Download.com, while demonstrating in editorial reviews how these application can be used to download...
Artists Score Victory in Mass-Piracy Lawsuit Against CBS, CNET

Cloud Computing has Already Changed the Internet

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This post is brought to you by Rackspace. Go to the Rackspace site for more information at http://www.Rackspace.com/open Ask Mitch Waiver what he thinks about your privacy settings, and he’ll tell you they’re pretty darn important. The marketing director of  DigitalOcean, a cloud service software company based in New...
Cloud Computing has Already Changed the Internet

Japanese Police Arrest 27 File-Sharers in Nationwide Show of Force

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Following complaints that the music industry was in peril from the actions of illegal file-sharers, in June 2012 the Japanese government approved an amendment to its Copyright Law that would see mere downloaders of illicit content face criminal penalties. The new legislation, which kicked in October 1 2012, stated that...
Japanese Police Arrest 27 File-Sharers in Nationwide Show of Force

Accused student prevails in first "three strikes" copyright case

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After bringing several file-sharing cases to a copyright tribunal following the implementation of a "three strikes" rule, the New Zealand recording industry group RIANZ has dropped the one case that was actively being defended. The group has not given an explanation. The defendant was the account-holder in a shared apartment...
Accused student prevails in first "three strikes" copyright case
Google-commissioned survey: P2P users buy more music, 53 percent of Americans want pirated content blocked

Box teams with Deutsche Telekom in German cloud push (bonus: interview with Box COO Dan Levin)

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Cloud-based collaboration and file sharing software startup Box has inked a ‘strategic technology partnership’ with Deutsche Telekom in an effort reach more SMBs in Germany and beyond. Under the agreement, Deutsche Telekom will offer Box’s platform as a “trusted, validated and supported” solution in its recently debuted Business Marketplace, which...
Box teams with Deutsche Telekom in German cloud push (bonus: interview with Box COO Dan Levin)

IsoHunt Still Guilty Of Contributory Infringement

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The 9th Circuit has finally ruled in the appeal of the IsoHunt case, and has found, once again, that Gary Fung is guilty of contributory copyright infringement, as per the Supreme Court's ruling in the Grokster case. They basically agree with the district court ruling, which found that IsoHunt hit...
IsoHunt Still Guilty Of Contributory Infringement

EMC to bring out enterprise version of its Syncplicity file-sharing service

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Storage vendor EMC is establishing an enterprise edition of its Syncplicity file-sharing Software as a Service, less than a year after EMC acquired Syncplicity. EMC is aiming the new product at companies with more than 25 users. It can work with cloud-based storage and on-premise storage appliances such as EMC’s...
EMC to bring out enterprise version of its Syncplicity file-sharing service

Court Won't Block CNET From Offering BitTorrent Downloads: Not In The Public Interest To Stifle Public Discussion

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We've talked before about rich guy Alki David's "revenge" lawsuit against CBS for its lawsuit against his internet TV service. He and some musicians he's convinced to join the lawsuit are alleging, ridiculously, that CBS should be liable for infringement itself, based on a convoluted copyright liability theory (and by...
Court Won't Block CNET From Offering BitTorrent Downloads: Not In The Public Interest To Stifle Public Discussion

CBS and CNET Protest Looming BitTorrent Client Ban

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Last year, Alki David and a coalition of artists sued CBS and CNET for their role in distributing uTorrent, LimeWire and other P2P software. The artists claimed that CNET profits heavily from distributing file-sharing software via Download.com, while demonstrating in editorial reviews how these application can be used to download...
CBS and CNET Protest Looming BitTorrent Client Ban

‘Russia’s Facebook’ loses: court confirms it breaks copyright

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Facebook may have just scored a potential victory in Russia. The country’s most popular social network, vKontakte, has lost its court appeal against an earlier ruling that its feature integrating with file-sharing software breaches copyright. The case was brought by subsidiaries of EMI, which complained that vKontakte users were sharing...
‘Russia’s Facebook’ loses: court confirms it breaks copyright
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