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U.S. Ambassador Urges Australians To Stop Stealing 'Game Of Thrones'

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Taking to Facebook, the U.S. ambassador to Australia is urging Australians to cease their illegal downloads of "Game of Thrones," s...

Top 9 Countries Where Illegal Music Downloads Are Insanely Popular

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.17.2012 | Technology

Even with the fall of Napster and rise of Spotify, it appears illegally downloading music is still the fashionable thing to do. The Digital Music ...

Stunning Percentage Of Youths Are Online 'Pirates'

AP | Posted 04.19.2012 | Technology

CHICAGO (AP) — Young people want their music, TV and movies now — even if it means they get these things illegally. A recent Columb...

Embrace Piracy

Mac Hart | Posted 04.05.2012 | Home
Mac Hart

Once our government and the media industry realize that they need to compete with piracy rather than destroy it, they will overcome it.

Megaupload Users May Lose Their Data

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 03.30.2012 | Technology

Federal prosecutors say data from users of Megaupload could be deleted as soon as Thursday. U.S. prosecutors blocked access to Megaupload and charged...

Court Makes Ruling On Illegal Downloading

AP | Posted 11.24.2011 | Technology

LUXEMBOURG -- An EU court says Internet service providers cannot be required to install filters that would prevent the illegal downloading of files. ...

Artist Displays Hard Drive Filled With $5 Million In Pirated Files

Posted 11.06.2011 | Arts

Artist Manuel Palou's new piece, '5 Million Dollars 1 Terabyte straddles the line betweenart and piracy. The work is described on the gallery's w...

How To Stop Book Piracy

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 10.15.2011 | Books
Andrew Losowsky

Previously, publishing has been about creating engaging, affordable physical storytelling experiences that fill our bookshelves and share our lives.

China Moves To Crush Illegal Music Downloads

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology

BEIJING — Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, said Tuesday it will distribute music from three global labels in a dea...

70-Year-Old Grandmother Sued For Downloading Porn

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.14.2011 | San Francisco

There's something fishy about the lawsuit against tens of thousands of Internet users who allegedly downloaded copyrighted files. As the 70-year-old g...

Why The Major Labels Might Be Right This Time

Jeff Pollack | Posted 07.29.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

If you're one of those that feels that major labels are the root of all evil, you may want to skip this post altogether because this time I'm sticking...

Hollywood Ruling Sends Piracy Chill Through Google

The Register | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Hollywood is going after advertising companies who help fund pirate websites, and has now won a landmark victory. ...

Film Piracy Is Robbing American Workers

Matthew D. Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew D. Loeb

While people might think they're getting a steal when they download an illegal copy of the next big movie on the cheap, they're actually stealing from American workers.

Oiled Beaches Porn

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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The Generation That Killed Rock 'n Roll

Nathan Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nathan Harden

People should pay for music to support all the unknown artists out there who are trying to make it. What if internet piracy had existed in the 1960s? No Dylan? No Beatles? Would Bono be working as a longshoreman?

Joel Tenenbaum: Record Companies Try To Muzzle Student Who Illegally Downloaded Music

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BOSTON — A graduate student who must pay four record labels a combined $675,000 in damages for downloading and sharing songs online has been ordered...

UK Study: Illegal Music Downloaders Also Spend The Most On Music

The Independent | Rachel Shields | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

People who illegally download music from the internet also spend more money on music than anyone else, according to a new study....

Britain is Appeasing the Copyright Cartel Again

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Max Keiser

The AP reports that the British government says people who illegally download music and film may have their Internet connection cut off, to curb piracy. But Britain is on the wrong side of this issue.

Number Of Teens Illegally Sharing Music Falls Dramatically

Guardian | Alexandra Topping | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

They are the record companies' bogeyman: the 15-year-old in their bedroom ripping off a star's latest album and sharing it with their friends has been...