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combating online infringement and counterfeits act (coica)

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Leahy's Protect IP bill even worse than COICA

Sen. Patrick Leahy today introduced a bill that gives the Justice Department expansive powers to block sites that violate copyright and trademark law. As with last year's COICA bill, the cure is worse than the disease.

By May. 12, 2011

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U.S. seizes sites linked to copyright infringement

Department of Homeland Security launches major crackdown on online copyright infringement, seizing dozens of Web site domains linked to illegal file sharing and counterfeit goods.

By Nov. 26, 2010

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Five essential changes to Protect IP Act

The House of Representatives apparently will soon introduce its own version of the Senate's controversial Protect IP Act. Here are five essentials changes that will keep the bill from breaking the Internet.

By Aug. 17, 2011

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AKG K551 headphones

The AKG K551s are closed portable headphones with an open, airy sound, but their relative lack of bass means they're actually better for use at home.

By Jul. 15, 2013

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Software makers threaten to sue eBay over counterfeits

Software association says it's eyeing a lawsuit over counterfeit programs offered for sale. If that doesn't work, it may ask Congress to rewrite copyright law.

By Jul. 25, 2008

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Xbox One and PS4 act quickly to curb swearing and nudity

Even though the Xbox One only went on sale on Friday, users are being banned for uploading videos with too much swearing.

By Nov. 26, 2013

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Second act for the unorthodox Steve Case

His AOL heyday now well behind him, Case has major interests in some 20 companies, including LivingSocial and Hello Wallet, and has become an Internet elder statesman.

By Mar. 24, 2013

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Samsung expert witnesses: Sorry, Apple, there's no infringement

Several computer science professors, including Kevin Jeffay of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, testify that Samsung's devices don't infringe Apple's various patents and that Apple's patents aren't valid.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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Apple: Samsung should pay us $2.191B for infringement

An expert hired by Apple says he reached the amount based on the scale, time span, rivalry between the companies, and belief the patents covered technologies that helped Samsung gain users.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

The Justice Department makes its first ever conviction against counterfeit mobile app distributors. The men that ran the AppBucket Web site reportedly distributed more than one million copyrighted apps.

By Mar. 24, 2014