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Periscope the big winner for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay-per-view dodgers

HBO and Showtime networks charged $100 a pop to see the history-making fight, but netizens used technology -- specifically Twitter's Periscope tool for live broadcasting -- to watch the match for free.

By May 3, 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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'Dallas Buyers Club' wins access to pirates' information in iiNet case

The Federal Court of Australia has handed down its judgement in a landmark piracy case between the makers of Oscar-winning film "Dallas Buyers Club" and one of Australia's largest service providers, iiNet.

By April 6, 2015

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Fight night proves Periscope popular for pirating video

Live-streaming apps made it easy for anyone to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight for free, "Star Wars" fans get new movie details on May the Fourth, and a true space heroine boldly brews the first espresso in zero gravity.

By May 4, 2015

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Music-streaming service Grooveshark shuts down

Controversial service had faced paying damages of hundreds of millions of dollars in copyright infringement lawsuit filed by record labels.

By April 30, 2015

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Piracy police hijack ads on copyright-infringing websites

British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.

By July 29, 2014

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Dear piracy apologists: Downloading unreleased films is not cool

Commentary: Even in the age of Spotify and Netflix, the movie-going experience remains largely intact. Not because of greed, but because filmmaking has no good alternative.

By July 29, 2014

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15 cool emojis coming to a phone near you

The Vulcan salute is only one example of a new set of emojis coming from Unicode 7.0. Find out what other symbols are coming to your smartphone.

By April 28, 2015

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From crowd funding to the most pirated movie list: 'Wyrmwood' has been on a wild ride

Australian filmmakers Tristan and Kiah Roache-Turner talk about their zombie film "Wyrmwood" and its journey from an IndieGoGo campaign to a spot in the top ten pirated movies on The Pirate Bay.

By March 9, 2015