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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Australian attorney-general won't confirm copyright meetings with ISPs

The Australian government's Attorney-General's Department will not confirm whether it is discussing new policies against online copyright infringement with ISPs.

By October 29, 2013

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After Ballmer, Microsoft can at last reboot

analysis Apple gadgets and Google online services have run rings around Redmond, but bringing in a new leader will make it easier for the bold changes Microsoft needs.

By August 23, 2013

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French three-strikes law no longer suspends Net access

Dropping a punishment that could cut off Internet access for those who shared music or video illegally, a French ministry vows instead to target those who profit commercially from piracy.

By July 10, 2013

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New Zealand fines its first illegal file sharer

New Zealand's Copyright Tribunal has slapped down its first "three-strikes" penalty — the guilty party must pay a NZ$616 fine for sharing a Rihanna song.

By January 30, 2013

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Intel factories signal Windows 8, PC doldrums

Low utilization rates at Intel factories are a sign of bad times for the PC industry.

By April 12, 2013

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Indie film legend accuses Apple, Google of Web piracy

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.

By October 12, 2012

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France sees first conviction under new antipiracy law

A man is ordered to pay fine for failing to secure his Internet connection, which was used to pirate copyrighted songs. Hey, what happened to the U.S. version of graduated response?

By September 13, 2012

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French illegal downloads agency Hadopi may be abolished

The French police service set up to stop illegal downloads may be abolished, as the new French Government said it has failed to meet its aims.

By August 5, 2012

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'Censorship creep': Pirate Bay block will affect one-third of U.K.

Nearly 10 years ago, "Cleanfeed" was designed to protect the British public from child abuse imagery. A decade later, the same system is used to enforce ISP blocks on sites like The Pirate Bay. How did the U.K. fall into "censorship creep"?

By June 16, 2012