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"Six Strikes" Evidence Still Waiting for Impartial Re-review

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Last week the six-strikes anti-piracy system was launched by the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) and since then thousands of Internet subscribers have received so-called copyright alerts. The evidence at the base of the accusations is provided by the copyright holders who hired a company called MarkMonitor (DtecNet) to snoop...
"Six Strikes" Evidence Still Waiting for Impartial Re-review

System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

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Reader David Sutherland emailed us this week about a DMCA notice that he received via his MediaFire account. The notice, which we've included below (including all of the crappy formatting) claimed that he was using MediaFire to host "one of the following files: Downton Abbey, CONTRABAND (2012), GRIMM (2011), House...
System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

Expert to finger air steward commentards who 'harassed' pilot

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Probe into airline staff forum 'will not breach privacy rights' A trade union has been ordered to let an independent expert examine its computer database to try to identify anonymous users of a forum it operated who allegedly defamed and harassed an airline pilot.…...
Expert to finger air steward commentards who 'harassed' pilot

System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

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Reader David Sutherland emailed us this week about a DMCA notice that he received via his MediaFire account. The notice, which we've included below (including all of the crappy formatting) claimed that he was using MediaFire to host "one of the following files: Downton Abbey, CONTRABAND (2012), GRIMM (2011), House...
System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

US “Six Strikes” Anti-Piracy Scheme Delayed

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In the coming months the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) will start to track down ‘pirates’ as part of an agreement all major U.S. Internet providers struck with the MPAA and RIAA. The parties agreed on a system through which copyright infringers are warned that their behavior is unacceptable. After...
US “Six Strikes” Anti-Piracy Scheme Delayed

Six-Strikes "Independent Expert" Is RIAA's Former Lobbying Firm

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In an effort to curb online piracy, the MPAA and RIAA teamed up with five major Internet providers in the United States to launch the Center for Copyright Information (CCI). The parties agreed on a system through which subscribers are warned that their alleged copyright infringements are unacceptable. Starting next...
Six-Strikes "Independent Expert" Is RIAA's Former Lobbying Firm

RIAA Failed To Disclose Expert's Lobbying History to "Six-Strikes" Partners

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Starting next month the MPAA, RIAA and five major Internet providers in the United States will start punishing persistent BitTorrent pirates, The scheme is being coordinated by the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) who agreed to hire an impartial and independent expert to review the evidence that will be used...
RIAA Failed To Disclose Expert's Lobbying History to "Six-Strikes" Partners

"Six-Strikes" BitTorrent Crackdown May Target Private Trackers

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The MPAA and RIAA, helped by five major Internet providers in the United States, will start to warn and punish copyright infringers later this month. The parties launched the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) and agreed on a system through which copyright infringers are warned that their behavior is unacceptable....
"Six-Strikes" BitTorrent Crackdown May Target Private Trackers

Microsoft accused of trying to secretly influence government consultation

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Cabinet Office removes facilitator of free software discussions who was also advising tech giantMicrosoft is accused of trying to exert clandestine influence on a UK government consultation which could slash the software giant's £700m income from the UK's public sector.The Cabinet Office has thrown out one "independent" expert who had...
Microsoft accused of trying to secretly influence government consultation

RIAA Apparently Forgot To Tell Six Strikes Coordinators That The 'Independent' Firm It Hired Used To Lobby For The RIAA

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TorrentFreak broke an unsurprising, but amazing, story this week in uncovering that Stroz Friedberg, the supposedly "independent and impartial tech expert" that was brought on to assist the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) in making sure that the new "six strikes" program BitTorrent monitoring is accurate, used to lobby for...
RIAA Apparently Forgot To Tell Six Strikes Coordinators That The 'Independent' Firm It Hired Used To Lobby For The RIAA

TV networks say Aereo is more like Netflix than anything else

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Top TV broadcasters want Aereo shut down and an independent expert said in court this morning that the company is less an antenna-rental service than an Internet delivery system. [Read more]...
TV networks say Aereo is more like Netflix than anything else

Kleiner Perkins Partner John Doerr Calls Gender Discrimination Charges False

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner and public leader John Doerr today issued a statement that directly rejects the gender discrimination lawsuit leveled against the firm by partner Ellen Pao. Doerr said his firm intends to defend itself “vigorously” against the “false allegations,” adding the charges had previously been found...
Kleiner Perkins Partner John Doerr Calls Gender Discrimination Charges False
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