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How DRM will infest the 3D printing revolution

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While you were busy getting yourself all worked up and declaring 3D printing the beginning of a new age, one of the most maligned figures in modern patent law is preparing to rain on your parade. Nathan Myhrvold, former Microsoft CTO and founder of patent holder Intellectual Ventures, has managed...
How DRM will infest the 3D printing revolution

P2P and Streaming Video Gobble Up Increasing Corporate Bandwidth

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Since we wrote about Palo Alto Networks' applications study in January, the company has continued to track corporate networking trends with their customers and today is releasing a new data visualization tool, as well. Somewhat surprisingly, they are seeing very large jumps in use of peer-to-peer file sharing and video...
P2P and Streaming Video Gobble Up Increasing Corporate Bandwidth

Facebook debuts "Groups for Schools," includes 25mb filesharing function

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Facebook rolled out its collaborative campus tool called "Groups for Schools" today. The new feature allows US colleges and universities (and eventually more institutions across the world) to create groups for any relevant entity—dorms, classes, student organizations. Only those using corresponding .edu addresses will be able to gain access....
Facebook debuts "Groups for Schools," includes 25mb filesharing function

Canadian Copyright Law Caps Statutory Damages At $5,000 Just As File Sharing Lawsuits Make Their Unwelcome Return

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There's some bad news on the copyright front in Canada, but at least it's tempered with some, if not actually good news, reasonable news. The bad news is that file sharing lawsuits are returning to Canada, assisted by forensic software companies like Canipre, which has been collecting information on infringing...
Canadian Copyright Law Caps Statutory Damages At $5,000 Just As File Sharing Lawsuits Make Their Unwelcome Return
Study: label litigation has produced an innovation "wasteland"

Music Pirates Find Download Tools On Microsoft's Windows Phone 8

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As on Google's Android and Apple's iOS, a number of apps allowing users to download free and copyrighted music have cropped up on Microsoft's Windows Phone. Windows Phone apps including Audiotica, Music And Ringtones Downloader and Sky Music all allow users to download music - including, it should be said, legally...
Music Pirates Find Download Tools On Microsoft's Windows Phone 8
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Unstoppable file-sharing network ‘Tribler’ spells trouble for copyright holders

Gaiman: SOPA and PIPA are on the wrong side of history

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Author Neil Gaiman The twin anti-piracy threats that were being considered by Congress — the SOPA bill in the House and the PIPA legislation in the Senate — have been put aside due to the storm of controversy and criticism they sparked. But the media and entertainment industries are unlikely...
Gaiman: SOPA and PIPA are on the wrong side of history

Facebook Allows File Sharing With Rollout Of .Edu-Exclusive “Groups For Schools”

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Mark Zuckerberg’s pre-Facebook project was a peer-to-peer file sharing service called Wirehog, and with today’s rollout of college collaboration tool “Groups For Schools”, Facebook lets students share un-copyrighted files up to 25mb. Soon all US colleges and then those around the world will be able to create groups for dorms, classes,...
Facebook Allows File Sharing With Rollout Of .Edu-Exclusive “Groups For Schools”

UK Nixes Internet Ban for P2P Infringement

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In November, we told you about a move in the UK to monitor P2P sharing and permanently ban users who infringed on copyright from using the Internet. In our reporting on P2P issues, it's rare these days to get wind of some good news; today, we've learned that this plan...
UK Nixes Internet Ban for P2P Infringement
Google-commissioned survey: P2P users buy more music, 53 percent of Americans want pirated content blocked
Google-commissioned survey: P2P users buy 30 percent more music

Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy. Is a cloud music service on the way?

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Online file sync and storage service Dropbox has acquired Audiogalaxy, a peer-to-peer file sharing utility turned online music streaming service. The move suggests some form of media streaming is coming to Dropbox, based on the acquisition announcement from Audiogalaxy. "We are excited about the opportunity to join the amazing...
Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy. Is a cloud music service on the way?
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