Even customers who paid in advance for long-term unlimited storage at RapidShare will see it disappear on March 20. The company says its terms of service permit such abrupt changes.
CNET talks to Daniel Raimer, general counsel of media-hosting site RapidShare, about the technologies he uses to curb piracy.
RapidShare and MediaFire are defending themselves against accusations that their cyberlocker services violate copyright, but copyright owners say they're largely unimpressed.
Peter Jenner, who helped launch Pink Floyd and also managed Ian Drury, says the music sector can learn about selling songs from RapidShare.
The French Supreme Court has ruled that Google can be required to censor terms like "torrent" and "Megaupload" from autocomplete suggestions.
After striving to rework its image and prove it doesn't deal in piracy, BitTorrent is quietly allowed back into the Web giant's auto-complete search suggestions.
Online file storage site FileSonic is no longer online, months after it restricted users' service in the wake of the MegaUpload raid.
A French court rules that the search giant might have to curb "piracy-related" words in its autocomplete and instant features.
Sites selling pirated software and other digital goods generate about 53 billion visits a year, according to a report from MarkMonitor.
Harvey Weinstein, the man who helped produce "Pulp Fiction" and "Shakespeare in Love," says authorities should shut down sites that "steal content." Weinstein, however, sounds out of touch about who is to blame.