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9-Year-Old Girl Piracy

Police end criminal investigation of 9-year-old girl accused of piracy

November 29th, 2012

It seems that raiding the house of a 9-year-old girl and seizing her “Winnie the Pooh” laptop wasn’t the public relations triumph that copyright holders were hoping for. MTV3 in Finland reports that police have ended their criminal investigation into piracy allegations against a 9-year-old girl and her father who allegedly ignored requests from the Copyright …

ISP Six Strikes Policy

ISPs once again push back ‘six strikes’ anti-piracy policy, this time into 2013

November 29th, 2012

Good news, pirates: you have a little more time to enjoy yourselves before ISPs start breaking your Internet service. TorrentFreak reports that the “Center for Copyright Information has announced that the ISPs are not ready to send warnings” to alleged copyright infringers yet, which means that ISPs’ long-threatened “six strikes” anti-piracy policy will be delayed …

RapidShare Download Data

RapidShare implements download data cap to ward off potential pirates

November 19th, 2012

File-sharing site RapidShare has apparently decided that it doesn’t want to put up with the headaches that Kim Dotcom dealt with after government officials took down his Megaupload website earlier this year. ReadWrite reports that RapidShare is implementing a download data cap of 1 gigabyte per day for its non-paying users while its subscribers will …

Nintendo CEO says 3DS will have new anti-piracy measures, 2D switch

May 11th, 2010

Speaking to the Associated Press on Friday, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata revealed that his company’s upcoming Nintendo 3DS will in fact gamers the choice of playing titles in both 3D and 2D. Exactly how one would switch from 3D to 2D and vise versa is unclear, but Iwata mentioned one of the primary reasons for …

Warner Bros. looking for a student intern to spy on torrent users

March 29th, 2010

Just because we might associate the company with loveable characters like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck doesn’t mean the characters who are running the show at Warner Bros. Entertain UK have similar personalities. After all, they’re the ones that came up with the brilliant idea of hiring a student intern, paying him or her £17,500 …