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Nintendo Victory Against Piracy Mod Doesn't Set Precedent, Says Lawyer

European Court rules in favor of platform holder, but that doesn't make all modchips illegal.

By 16 November 2015

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​If you stream it, they will come: Choice cites 'Netflix effect' for piracy decline

Consumer advocacy group Choice has long said access to timely and affordable content is the best way to stop piracy, and now it has the numbers to prove it.

By 4 September 2015

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Judge says no to Dallas Buyers Club's 'surreal' overreach on piracy claims

The Federal Court has ruled that Dallas Buyers Club LLC cannot send its draft letters to iiNet customers who have allegedly downloaded the movie illegally.

By 14 August 2015

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Tech titans warn MovieTube suit could revive Stop Online Piracy Act

Google, Facebook among those that say the film studios' suit against the MovieTube site aims to resurrect the wide powers that copyright holders would have had if SOPA had become law.

By 12 August 2015

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Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

After years of negotiation, the 12 countries behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership have finally signed off on a trade deal worth almost half the world's GDP. So how did we get here? And what exactly have we walked into?

By 4 February 2016

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Surprising piracy stats, UK data laws and Apple's financial "woes" (Girt by CNET podcast 35)

Do you love data? Are you crazy for stats? A fanatic for figures? Then you're going to love this podcast: piracy stats, data retention gets anarchic in the UK and Apple's cash flow "horrors."

By 24 July 2015

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"I, for one, welcome our new TPP overlords": 'Dirty' deals, unkind cuts and high-tech sport (Girt by CNET podcast 59)

Yeah, yeah. We've got TPP and CSIRO job cuts and even American football. But trust us: It's the Simpsons screenshot search engine that you'll really love.

By 5 February 2016

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End of an epic? Dallas Buyers Club's case against iiNet dismissed

The case between iiNet and Dallas Buyers Club looks set to end with the Federal Court ruling that the rights holders can't seek huge fees from pirates, and saying there must be finality to the "Ben-Hur" legal proceedings.

By 16 December 2015

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Google Fiber said to be a conduit for piracy fines

If you're a Google Fiber user and are suspected of downloading illegal content, you may reportedly find yourself on the receiving end of automatic demands for money.

By 22 May 2015

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Foxtel wants piracy blocks, Aussie tech delays, Windows 10 news and Mother's Day gadgets (Girt by CNET podcast 25)

Foxtel weighs in on the site blocking legislation while we ask why Australians still get hardware so late in the game, wax lyrical about Windows 10 and even offer some gift ideas for Mother's Day.

By 1 May 2015