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filesharing

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Facebook file-sharing app Pipe shifting from Flash to WebRTC

A tool for sharing files among Facebook contacts has launched a new version built on Web standards instead of Flash. That will let it reach mobile devices in coming weeks.

By 5 February 2014

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Sky porn filter updated after wrongly blocking filesharing news site

Sky broadband customers can once again access torrentfreak.com after it was caught in Sky's 'porn filter.'

By 8 January 2014

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Apple plans to bring AirDrop file-sharing to iOS -- report

The same feature is currently available in OS X and allows users to quickly share files between two Macs.

By 3 June 2013

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Supreme Court won't hear Jammie Thomas' file-sharing case

The Minnesota woman who took on the recording industry over a $222,000 verdict for sharing copyrighted songs has to pay up.

By 19 March 2013

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Illegal file-sharer gets hit with 5-year prison sentence

A U.S. judge gives the leader of the IMAGiNE file-sharing group a record prison term for camcording movies in the theater and distributing them on the Web.

By 4 January 2013

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Jammie Thomas asks Supreme Court to take file-sharing case

The woman found liable for sharing 24 copyrighted songs on the Web asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case due to "crippling statutory damages" of $222,000 awarded by an appeals court.

By 11 December 2012

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Illegal file-sharer gets slapped with $1.5 million in damages

In the largest BitTorrent damages award ever, a judge orders Kywan Fisher to pay an exorbitant amount of money for sharing 10 movies on the file-sharing site.

By 2 November 2012

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UK govt to allow access to wrongly-blocked sites

The UK government is compiling a list of websites that have been wrongly blocked by its porn filter, and will go about unblocking them.

By 1 February 2014

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Swedish ISP confirms police raid targeted illegal file-sharing

After authorities raided Web host PRQ and seized three of its servers earlier this week, the owner now says police were after sites that dealt in piracy and copyright infringement.

By 4 October 2012

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Porn filters slammed by Lib Dems as 'false sense of security'

Lib Dem president Tim Farron has attacked mandatory opt-out Internet filters as "misconceived, ineffective and illiberal".

By 11 January 2014