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  1. 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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  2. Why 'The Avengers' Wasn't the Most Pirated Film Last Week

    11:14 am 5/7/2012

    Fewer people downloaded the blockbuster film than one might expect. Read more

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  3. Hollywood's Most Wanted: Megaupload's Predecessors

    8:00 am 5/2/2012

    Meet the big three file-sharing services that made their way on (and in some cases off) the web before Kim Dotcom's Megaupload.Read more

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  4. Megaupload's Kim Dotcom: Inside the Wild Life and Dramatic Fall of the Nerd Who Burned Hollywood

    8:00 am 5/2/2012

    He wanted to be the next Steve Jobs (and talked about starring in a reality TV show). But the outrageous ex-hacker and self proclaimed Dr. Evil, who collected yachts and $400,000 supercars as his file sharing website amassed 180 million users, faces 50 years in prison as showbiz braces for the nastiest piracy fight ever.Read more

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  5. Inside the World of Cyber-Lockers

    8:00 am 5/2/2012

    Megaupload is one of several file-sharing services alleged to have spread pirated video, music and software online.Read more

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  6. Who Says Piracy Costs the U.S. $58 Billion a Year?

    8:00 am 5/2/2012

    The closer one looks, the more dubious the figures seem. Read more

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  7. Hong Kong Film Piracy on YouTube Amounts to $308 Million Loss

    5:15 am 4/23/2012

    Copyright infringement of Hong Kong films on YouTube, with pirated footage of over 200 films, amounting to an estimated loss of over $308 million, has been found according to the Hong Kong Motion Pictures Association. Read more

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  8. MPAA Warns of Megaupload 'Relaunch' If Servers Are Transferred

    1:57 pm 4/2/2012

    Giving Megaupload back data would constitute a violation of studio rights, says a legal filing by the MPAA todayRead more

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  9. British Court Clears the Way for Anti-Piracy Laws to Get Tough on File-Sharers

    3:29 am 3/6/2012

    Court of Appeal throws out BT and TalkTalk legal action against Digital Economy rules telling them to pay to play.Read more

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  10. Google Jumps Into Escalating Debate Over Legality of Selling 'Used' Digital Music

    8:06 am 2/2/2012

    Does this lawsuit threaten cloud storage, space shifting, fair use, and the future of the Internet? Google says, it might. The recording industry says, butt out.Read more

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