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  1. Leading Online Ad Networks Agree to Voluntary Piracy Program

    12:18 pm 7/15/2013

    MPAA chairman Chris Dodd says the plan "places a disproportionate amount of the burden on rights holders."Read more

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  2. Amazon Fights $2.4 Million Tax Levy on Blank CDs

    10:28 am 7/11/2013

    A European court examines the case of an Austrian copyright-collecting society pursuing the digital retailer.Read more

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  3. Pirate Bay Co-Founder to Launch NSA-Proof Messaging Service (Video)

    5:58 am 7/10/2013

    The encrypted app, Heml.is, or "secret" in Swedish, aims to be completely spy-proof.Read more

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  4. Germany Caps Piracy Fines

    3:14 am 7/1/2013

    First-time copyright offenders will get off with a $200 warning. Read more

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  5. BitTorrent Says It's 'Literally Impossible' to Illegally Download on Its Platform

    1:30 pm 6/25/2013

    The tech company says that "Game of Thrones" isn't the most popular show on its network and encourages people to watch the HBO show legally.Read more

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  6. Swedish Court Gives Pirate Bay Founder Two Year Sentence

    2:52 am 6/21/2013

    Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was found guilty of fraud and data hacking.Read more

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  7. Three Bay Area Men Arrested for Widespread Piracy of Films and TV Shows

    10:36 am 6/14/2013

    California AG Kamala Harris says her office, acting with MPAA, has broken a major piracy ring that was streaming more than 1,000 copyrighted movies and shows on the Internet.Read more

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  8. U.K. Digital Content Piracy Rises Slightly

    4:11 am 5/29/2013

    A study finds that 18 percent of British Internet users aged 12 or older illegally accessed content, with music being the most popular form of pirated entertainment.Read more

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  9. Anti-Piracy Technology Links Consumers With Legitimate Services

    12:45 pm 5/15/2013

    Verance is offering Cinavia Level 3, creating a "penalty-free transition" for viewers of pirated films to obtain their entertainment through a legal platform. Read more

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  10. Operator of Germany's Torrent.to Gets Prison Sentence Amid Piracy Crackdown

    4:17 am 5/6/2013

    A German court sentences the operator of the file-sharing site to nearly four years in prison, one of the toughest-ever punishments for Internet piracy.Read more

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