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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Judge Won't Allow 'Mass-Suing' of Movie Pirates

    8:33 am 4/5/2013

    Hundreds of thousands of people have been sued for copyright infringement in the past three years using a controversial litigation strategy.Read more

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  7. France Examines Even Tougher Anti-Piracy Laws

    3:56 am 2/28/2013

    Regulatory body issues first report aimed at curbing the streaming and downloading of copyrighted content.Read more

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  8. Hollywood Docket: Pirate Sentenced; 'Valley of the Dolls' Settlement; Aereo and Google

    10:20 am 1/4/2013

    A roundup of entertainment law news including an allegation that 'The Untouchables' was used as antitrust inspiration.Read more

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  9. The Dutch Introduce New Downloader-Friendly Piracy Law

    4:45 am 12/21/2012

    Instead of banning illegal downloads with a three-strikes rule, as France has done, the Netherlands will levy a “private copy fee” on the sale of all electronic devices. Read more

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  10. U.K. Government Reviewing Google Promise to Downgrade Piracy Sites Listings

    3:55 am 11/6/2012

    Entertainment industry groups say that the online giant isn't moving fast enough to push illegal filesharing sites down in its search results.Read more

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