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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 May 21, 2015

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New anti-piracy code proposes the 'three strikes' policy for Australia

After service providers and rights holders were called on by the Australian Government to develop a code to address copyright infringement, the industry has responded with a three-strikes scheme for pirates.

By February 19, 2015

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Apple buys piracy-measuring, buzz-tracking service Musicmetric

Apple has quietly snapped up a UK company that goes beyond the charts to measure the latest pop sensations.

By January 21, 2015

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Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site-blocking laws

Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."

By June 22, 2015

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Windows 10 upgrades from pirated predecessors won't be legit

Microsoft clarifies its statement about Windows 10 by noting that you can upgrade from a non-genuine version of Windows 7 or 8.1, but that doesn't mean you now have a legitimate version, according to Ars Technica.

By March 20, 2015

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Alibaba sued for allegedly listing counterfeit items

Despite earlier efforts to scrub counterfeit items from its listings, the Chinese online retail giant allowed counterfeiters to list their wares, according to a new lawsuit from several luxury goods makers.

By May 17, 2015

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Kim Dotcom calls Hillary Clinton an 'adversary' of Internet freedom

The founder of MegaUpload also says during an interview with Bloomberg that Hollywood studios are to blame for digital piracy.

By May 14, 2015

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Obama to 'Game of Thrones' director: 'You didn't kill Jon Snow, did you?'

At Comic-Con, the director of some of the HBO series' most infamous episodes recounts meeting the president. Hint: Obama had a few choice words for him.

By July 10, 2015

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Facebook reportedly in talks to insert music videos into users' feeds

Instead of targeting Spotify's streaming territory, the social network has video king YouTube in its sights, according to The New York Times.

By July 9, 2015

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'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "choke" digital rights, an Australian Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By June 30, 2015