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One ISP says RIAA must pay for piracy protection

Owner of a small Louisiana ISP says he can't afford to be "HBO's free" copyright cop. Big media should compensate ISPs for tracking down suspected file sharers.

By December 22, 2008

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CNET UK Podcast 121: Jail for owning porn?

This week, Ian, Nate and Rich discussed the latest technology news including the US TV digital switchover, and Sony's new OLED TV. We also answered some listener questions and debated a new porn law

By January 30, 2009

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Microsoft suit alleges ex-worker stole trade secrets

Start-up CEO is accused of getting hired by Microsoft under false pretenses in order to steal information to use in a patent lawsuit against three Microsoft partners.

By January 30, 2009

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YouTube users caught in Warner Music spat

This isn't a case of people pirating videos and then getting caught. Many of those seeing their videos pulled off YouTube once had Warner's permission.

By January 27, 2009

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Obama picks BSA's antipiracy enforcer for high-level post

The Business Software Alliance's top copyright cop is the president's pick for a senior Justice Department post, inviting questions about whether Barack Obama will be inclined to scale back copyright laws or expand them instead.

By January 23, 2009

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Live blog: Microsoft's earnings call

After announcing disappointing earnings and its first-ever large-scale layoffs, Microsoft fields questions from financial analysts. Here's our live coverage of the call.

By January 22, 2009

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Vietnam: Where pirated apps match personal budgets

Many Vietnamese view pirated software as the only way they can afford the apps they want and need. Considering their wage scale, they aren't necessarily wrong.

By December 17, 2008

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Report: Microsoft aided $900 million piracy bust

Would-be pirates, beware: Redmond says its own sleuthing role helped to bring down phony software outfits in 22 countries around the world.

By February 8, 2008

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TV Torrents: When 'piracy' is easier than legal purchase

NBC's recent withdraw from the iTunes store leaves the millions of users of Apple iPods without a legitimate way to purchase and watch NBC's content. Could this be the push that brings easy-to-use TV 'piracy' to the masses? This article discusses the issu

By September 13, 2007

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'Series of tubes' senator convicted of corruption

Ted Stevens made Internet history with an inept invocation of a "series of tubes" during the Net neutrality debate. His newest debacle: a corruption conviction a week before the election.

By October 27, 2008