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  1. Man Sentenced in British Piracy Case Attacks Copyright Group

    3:04 am 8/17/2012

    Anton Vickerman, the first U.K. citizen sentenced to prison for linking to pirated content, criticizes the Federation Against Copyright Theft, which is financed by the film industry.Read more

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  2. Actors Unions SAG-AFTRA and FIA Welcome Intellectual Property Treaty

    3:51 am 6/26/2012

    The WIPO Beijing Treaty, which recognizes film and TV performers’ intellectual property rights, is seen as a major step towards protecting performers in a globalized, digital marketplace.Read more

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  3. European Lawmakers Reject ACTA

    11:10 am 6/21/2012

    The controversial anti-counterfeiting treaty is all but dead in Europe after the European Parliament's trade committee rejects it.Read more

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  4. Euro Copyright Legislation Dead, Says Politician

    8:55 am 6/19/2012

    The European parliament will vote on the controversial copyright legislation next month.Read more

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  5. Kino.to Founder Dirk B. Jailed, Gives Up $5 Million in File-Sharing Profits

    7:50 am 6/14/2012

    The 39-year-old behind Germany’s biggest piracy site received a reduced sentence after making a full confession.Read more

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  6. Study: Cost of German Music Piracy at $660 Million

    5:29 am 6/12/2012

    A new report on illegal digital downloads also reports that the country's film industry lost nearly $200 million in revenue.Read more

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  7. 'Game of Thrones' Tops List of the Season's Most Pirated Shows

    3:02 pm 6/11/2012

    The second season of the HBO drama averaged 4 million illegal downloads per episode according to a new study.Read more

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  8. WME's Ari Emanuel Calls for Hollywood, Silicon Valley to Come Together Over Piracy

    12:17 pm 6/1/2012

    The superagent is urging Northern and Southern California players to "get in a room with all parties to figure" out the issue of content theft. Read more

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  9. European Parliamentary Committees Oppose ACTA

    9:17 am 5/31/2012

    Three of the European Parliament's most influential committees have rejected the controversial copyright legislation.Read more

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  10. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Joel Tenenbaum Appeal in Music Piracy Case

    11:31 am 5/21/2012

    In 2009, a jury ruled that the Boston student must pay $22,500 for each of 31 songs that he downloaded and shared on the Internet.Read more

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