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Irish ruling raises privacy worries
Only a very naïve person would believe that their identity is secure when using the internet, although most of us would like to think that our rights to privacy are protected in law.
September 8, 2005
Physical Movie Pirate Gets Max Sentence in India
Indian court hand down hefty sentence.
August 2, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
BBC Announces P2P Broadcasting
The BBC (British Broadcast Corporation) has announced an initiative that will allow users to obtain and watch past programming via P2P technology.
May 17, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Time Ticks on Norwegian Fair-Use
International law is moving in, threatening Norwegian fair-use.
April 6, 2005
The Chinese Have Arrived
With 1.3 Billion people, 100 Million Internet connections and a serious desire for P2P content, Slyck takes a look at the emerging wave of new users from China.
April 5, 2005
Canada Plans P2P and file-sharing Crackdown
Think you are safe from the copyright industry by virtue of being a Canadian citizen? New proposed legislation will tighten copyright laws to be nearly identical to the United States.
March 24, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
P2P Police Raids
The RIAA have announced another 750 John-Doe lawsuits against file sharers in America, but elsewhere in the world, the police are raiding houses.
October 1, 2004
Canada and Copyright
The past, present and future of Canadian Copyright Law - consolidated down to the facts for the average Canadian music file sharer.
June 16, 2004
Lawsuits in Europe “inevitable”
The London based International Federation of the Phonographic Industry IFPI has prepared lawsuits against another 24 individual file sharers in Denmark, according to industry officials. The chances of lawsuits in Europe being expanded to Britain, France and Sweden have been described as “inevitable”.
June 8, 2004
DOJ Launches International Strike Against Piracy
The US Department of Justice coordinates one of the largest international piracy sweeps in recent history.
April 24, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
For Canadian P2P users, justice is served.  Not so for American P2P users.
The case against the 29 Canadian file sharers was virtually identical to the cases against American file sharers. Despite the similarities, the outcome was extraordinarily different.
April 1, 2004
Screeners Banned by Hollywood - Update
Online Film Critics Society protests MPAA plan to ban screeners.
September 30, 2003
by Thomas Mennecke
Largest Piracy Bust in Spain
As profits soar, physical piracy is becoming more widespread.
January 21, 2003
by Thomas Mennecke
European Copyright Law Falls Flat
Hopes for establishing strong copyright laws for 2003 were quickly dashed when only 2 EU nations approved the measure.
December 24, 2002
by Thomas Mennecke

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