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Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)

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Aaron Levie grew up in Microsoft's backyard. Today, Box's young CEO faces a strange problem with Microsoft. Redmond is Box's biggest competitor AND one its most important partners. Box's mainstay is a secure file-sharing and collaboration product. One of Microsoft's key products is SharePoint, which is, yes, a file-sharing and...
Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)

Swedish police raid former Web host for Pirate Bay, Wikileaks

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Owner of Internet service provider PRQ believes police investigations into his company have to do with sites that deal in illegal file-sharing. [Read more]...
Swedish police raid former Web host for Pirate Bay, Wikileaks
Anonymous DDOS participants tricked into installing Zeus trojan, says Symantec

Megaupload user data could be deleted in days

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Say bye bye to your legit uploads All data stored on the Megaupload servers could be deleted by this Thursday (2 February), including subscribers' personal and legitimate files. A letter filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia?states that the storage companies used by Megaupload...
Megaupload user data could be deleted in days

File-Sharing Is Linked to Depression, Researchers Find

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Nearly every day we write about negative associations towards file-sharing, and today is no different. A new academic paper now reveals how file-sharing is linked to depressive symptoms. The paper carries the self-explanatory title “Associating Depressive Symptoms in College Students with Internet Usage Using Real Internet Data” and will be...
File-Sharing Is Linked to Depression, Researchers Find

The MPAA and RIAA should buy The Pirate Bay

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If you believe even a fraction of the hyperbolic crap pumped out by the MPAA, RIAA, and other copyright lobbies, you would think that piracy (née file sharing) has resulted in artists and publishers being shortchanged by billions of dollars. In Capitol v. Thomas, the most prominent case when it...
The MPAA and RIAA should buy The Pirate Bay
How to put all your data on the Web--without storing it in the cloud
House of Representatives blocks Spotify on its computers, citing P2P security concerns

Pirate Bay co-founder to be released from solitary

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Gottfrid Svartholm Warg is leaving solitary confinement and is being moved to a new site to complete a sentence tied to illegal file-sharing. [Read more]...
Pirate Bay co-founder to be released from solitary

Irish Record Labels Win, Court Reinstates “3 Strikes” For File-Sharing

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Following a 2009 agreement between the labels of the Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA) and Eircom, customers of the Irish ISP would find themselves warned should their file-sharing activities be tracked by rightsholders. The so-called “graduated response” process would complete after a customer had received three warnings – at this...
Irish Record Labels Win, Court Reinstates “3 Strikes” For File-Sharing

Tool Singer Defends His Lawn: Decries Our Entitled, Uncreative Society

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Reader vegetaman points us to some comments made by Maynard James Keenan (best known as the singer for the band Tool) in an Oregon radio interview that suggest he's reached the "get off my lawn" phase of his career. When asked about music piracy and its effect on the industry,...
Tool Singer Defends His Lawn: Decries Our Entitled, Uncreative Society

Red-Hot Startup Huddle Is About To Make Your Work A Hundred Times Less Annoying

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Huddle is offering new "Sync" software that's going to save you from a ton of headaches at work when you are trying to share files and work on projects remotely. Huddle is a service for sharing files across a company — so you can work on a document or...
Red-Hot Startup Huddle Is About To Make Your Work A Hundred Times Less Annoying
Social | Facebook App 'Pipe' Bets Big on File Sharing

Spanish Government Bows Down To US Pressures Again, Pushes SOPA-Like Law To Appease Hollywood

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While Spain actually has a fairly vibrant culture and entertainment industry, Hollywood has really had it in for the country for some time, in part because Spanish courts had a more evolved recognition of secondary liability protections, such that they ruled that linking is not infringement, and that neither was...
Spanish Government Bows Down To US Pressures Again, Pushes SOPA-Like Law To Appease Hollywood

Box offers user-friendly file-sharing, but faces big competition

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The cloud storage service is an intuitive collaboration tool and has IT-friendly features. However, it's in a crowded, competitive market that includes Microsoft....
Box offers user-friendly file-sharing, but faces big competition
Rumor: Microsoft to update SkyDrive in late July, Recycle Bin feature and Android app in development

Forced MPAA Filter On IsoHunt Means Legitimate Content Is Being Censored

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One of the more bizarre rulings in copyright/file sharing cases was the district court ruling in the IsoHunt search engine case a couple years ago. It's still involved in the appeals process, but the district court is one of the only courts so far to broadly interpret the DMCA's "red...
Forced MPAA Filter On IsoHunt Means Legitimate Content Is Being Censored

Copyright Lobby Scores Another Victory in the Piracy Wars as Torrent Site Shuts Down

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If recent crackdowns against file-sharing were meant as a warning shot to other site owners, it has indeed been heard loud and clear. First, sites like FileSonic and FileServe voluntarily scaled back their functionality, while others vocally defended their own practices in the wake of the Megaupload shutdown. Today, popular...
Copyright Lobby Scores Another Victory in the Piracy Wars as Torrent Site Shuts Down

BitTorrent Piracy Boosts Music Sales, Study Finds

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fit Leak? Pre-Release File Sharing and the Music Industry ” Hammond published his findings....
BitTorrent Piracy Boosts Music Sales, Study Finds

File Sharing And Torrent Websites Now Legal In Spain

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File sharing just became legal in Spain, changing the rules on what is legal, and what is fair.In a court ruling that will surely shake the Spanish and European legal scene for years to come, a Spanish judge has today declared not only that sites containing links to copyrighted information are legal,...
File Sharing And Torrent Websites Now Legal In Spain

Conflict over file sharing turns increasingly extreme

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Police raid the home of MegaUpload's Kim DotCom, a copyright offender, wielding automatic weapons. Anonymous publishes the social security number of a sports promoter that disagrees with them...are both sides hurting their causes by turning to increasingly tougher tactics?...
Conflict over file sharing turns increasingly extreme

Counterfeiting and file sharing are different things

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Counterfeiting and file sharing are different things

Samsung continues push for businesses

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Samsung is continuing its push to become the Android brand for businesses, releasing a new feature that will separate work and personal data on a users' smartphone. The software, which the company introduced at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona on Monday, promises an experience similar to the separation built into...
Samsung continues push for businesses

Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

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The file-sharing world is a multi-headed beast but not just in the traditional ‘hydra’ sense. The most visible elements are the public torrent sites like The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents and any of the others from the current Top 10. Generally (censorship efforts aside) these sites can be accessed by just...
Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

Warner Brothers And Redbox Sign New Deal: Rental Blackout Window Cut From Ridiculous 56 Days To Equally Ridiculous 28 Days

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Redbox has ended its "standoff" with Warner Brothers and, despite its earlier moves, has come out on the losing end of the deal. If you'll recall, earlier in the year Redbox decided to let its contract with Warner Brothers expire after the studio decided to withhold its new releases for...
Warner Brothers And Redbox Sign New Deal: Rental Blackout Window Cut From Ridiculous 56 Days To Equally Ridiculous 28 Days

Are you preparing to vacate the office during the Olympics?

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The impact of the Olympics on London transport could make commuting difficult – could remote working help your office?Charity Technology Trust (CTT) provides technology solutions to charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK. Our mission is to support and guide charities and not-for-profit organisations to use technology to enhance the...
Are you preparing to vacate the office during the Olympics?

File-Sharing Prospers Despite Tougher Laws

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Most probably due to Sweden’s historic connections with The Pirate Bay, many Swedes consider file-sharing to be an activity deeply embedded in popular culture. Determined to break the plundering habits of these misguided souls, the US movie and recording industries have continuously meddled in the country, lobbying for tougher responses...
File-Sharing Prospers Despite Tougher Laws

Share as you upload: Cloudup simplifies sending files on web and mobile

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Dropbox and Google Drive work quite well for sharing files with friends and family, but a whole other genre of apps exist for people who need to share files even faster. CloudApp and Droplr are two notable entries, which let you share files by dragging them into a menu...
Share as you upload: Cloudup simplifies sending files on web and mobile

A Lot Of Dropbox Employee Stock Is Being Bought Right Now

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A big secondary trade is happening at Dropbox right now, sources say. It is the second part of the $250 million funding round Dropbox raised in October and it will allow employees to gain some liquidity. Allen & Company is involved. One source tells us Allen & Co is...
A Lot Of Dropbox Employee Stock Is Being Bought Right Now

Microsoft Outlook Is Starting To Look Like A Poor Man’s Xobni

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As we first reported on Friday, Microsoft is adding some social hooks into Outlook 2010. Outlook will gain the ability to pull in profile information, photos, and update streams from LinkedIn, Facebook, and MySpace. You can try the LinkedIn plugin now in beta. The other social networks will be...
Microsoft Outlook Is Starting To Look Like A Poor Man’s Xobni
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