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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
RIAA Clamps Down on CD Pirate Retailers
Identifying an alarming trend, the RIAA files seven lawsuits against retailers in New York City and Florida for the sale of pirated CDs.
May 16, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA and RIAA Nab Physical Pirates
The MPAA and RIAA coordinate their efforts in the Big Apple.
April 30, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA Works With Chinese Government To Nab Movie Pirates
With the help of the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America), the Chinese government shuts down a large physical DVD movie piracy operation.
April 25, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Claim to End 99% of Illegal Trading
A Finnish based company called Viralg is predicting the end of unauthorised file sharing.
April 16, 2005
Internet2 Now an RIAA Target
Think trading files on Internet2 will keep you safe from the RIAA?
April 13, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Microsoft Files Eight Lawsuits Against Computer Companies
Microsoft cracks down on what it calls “The distribution of counterfeit software [that] hurts…honest businesses.” But how true is this?
April 12, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Lingo of the TV Downloading Scene
Whats LOL? HR-HDTV eh? All the terms of the TV downloading scene explained. An indepth look at everything from group names to file formats.
March 12, 2005
Russia Junks IFPI’s AllofMP3 Probe
Unlike the Slyck forums today, it is business as usual at AllofMP3.
March 7, 2005
Prosecutors Consider Action
Popular Russian music retailer is under investigation by local authorities.
February 22, 2005
United Kingdom Leads World in TV Piracy
The UK is known for many things, great food, a wonderful climate and beautiful women. However, a new study puts the UK ahead in one more category: it leads the world in TV piracy.
February 17, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
The Quest to Filter Unauthorized File-Trading
The copyright industry is scrambling to find a solution to thwart illegal file-sharing. Does Intent MediaWorks have the solution through a piece of software called iPeer?
February 15, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Eminem Album Released Early
Multi-millionaire Slim Shady may lose millions...
November 6, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
RIAA Helps Bust Up Physical Piracy Ring in Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Police, in conjunction with the RIAA and other copyright entities, move in on one of the city's largest piracy centers.
October 27, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Digital Activity Increases, 'Legit' Downloading Levels Off
It is an era of changing times in the digital distribution world.
October 18, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke

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