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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 August 11, 2015


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


TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By October 5, 2015


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


New iOS malware tricks its way onto iPhones in China and Taiwan

The malicious software, called YiSpecter, hijacks apps and the Safari browser to show full-page ads. It fools users into installing it by claiming to circumvent China's Web censorship.

By October 5, 2015


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


Can Assassin's Creed Syndicate shake up the old formula?

Ubisoft's latest addition to the annualised action series adds vehicle mayhem and puts a new spin on its cover stars, but is it enough?

By September 23, 2015


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


Windows 10 can find and disable pirated games

EULA reveals Microsoft's plans to clamp down on PC piracy.

By August 17, 2015


Ultra HD Blu-Ray's Digital Bridge: Can you finally watch your movie wherever you want?

The upcoming Ultra HD Blu-ray has a new method to allow sharing of the movies you buy across your phones and tablets, even allowing you to burn a backup. Will it work? Is it better than Ultraviolet? Here's what we know.

By August 30, 2015