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."
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.
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.
The Australian government's Attorney-General's Department will not confirm whether it is discussing new policies against online copyright infringement with ISPs.
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?
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.
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"?
A proposal that calls for some of the top Internet service providers to interrupt service for subscribers who repeatedly pirate movies and music could be signed and announced as early as next month, sources said.
Mark Zuckerberg and other Internet giants meet with government heads today to discuss privacy, the law, and the future of the Web at the e-G8 conference in Paris.
This week, Nokia changes its mind, plus we talk about Twitter being sold and a girl spending $1,400 on Smurfberries. There's the usual news and Crave discussion too.