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BPI hits File-Sharing Brits
The British Phonographic industry mixes their copyright enforcement strategy by engaging direct ISP involvement.
July 11, 2006
by Thomas Mennecke
BitTorrent Pairs with Warner
Warner Brother’s material coming to a BitTorrent client near you.
May 9, 2006
by Thomas Mennecke
TorrentIt.Com Targeted Again
BREIN strikes against
April 13, 2006
by Thomas Mennecke
NATO to Fight Cam Piracy
The National Association of Theatre Owners, that is.
March 13, 2006
by Thomas Mennecke
BREIN Claims Victory Over 16 Dutch BitTorrent Sites
Anti-piracy group BREIN have announced the closure of 16 BitTorrent sites in the Netherlands.
February 11, 2006
Independent Labels Distance Themselves from RIAA Policy
DRM, lawsuits, cease and desist orders and notice and takedown regimes - these are considered to be a recipe for disaster according to some independent labels.
February 1, 2006
The Royal Canadian Air Farce - Ready for Download
While some TV executives become fearful of their shows being downloaded for free off the Internet, “The Royal Canadian Air Farce” openly allows users to download the show on their official website.
November 12, 2005
BREIN Plans Major Offensive against BitTorrent Trackers
In an effort to stem the growth of BitTorrent trackers, BREIN is readying for an all-out campaign in the Netherlands.
October 24, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MovieLabs to Fight Piracy
Foiling movie pirates is the name of the game. Six major Hollywood studios are hoping to gain more control over their technological destiny have agreed to jointly finance a multimillion-dollar research laboratory to speed the development of anti-piracy technology.
September 19, 2005
BPI Nukes Five P2P Pirates
The BPI, on behalf of its member companies, is going ahead with lawsuits against 5 alleged music uploaders.
August 1, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Senate to Examine MGM vs. Grokster Ramifications
Looking to strike a balance between technological innovation and protecting intellectual property rights, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will conduct a hearing on the effects of the June 27th Supreme Court ruling this afternoon.
July 28, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
iMesh Strikes Deal with Sony-BMG
Another P2P application claims to be the first to team up with a major record label.
July 11, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Collection of Swedish IP Addresses Ruled Unlawful
The hapless Antipiratbyrån (APB) looses again as the Swedish Data Collection Board rules the collection of IP addresses is unlawful.
June 10, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
BSA: One Third of All Software Pirated
A new study from the BSA (Business Software Alliance) finds that globally, nearly 1/3 of all software in use is pirated.
May 18, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
EMI Signs on with SnoCap
Shawn Fanning's new Digital Rights Management company, SnoCap, adds independent music company, EMI.
May 5, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke

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