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BitTorrent Case Judge Is a Former RIAA Lobbyist and Pirate Chaser

Less than a week after her investiture ceremony, U.S. District Court Judge Beryl Howell laid down a landmark verdict that will make it easy for copyright holders to send cash demands to people they suspect of copyright infringement. Many people called the decision into doubt, and the revelation that Judge…

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Copy

After years of reading intellectual property law blogs from some of the greatest legal minds, I’m finally ready to admit that I was wrong. The fight against illegal copying is one that cannot be won. I can no longer deny the simple truth that it is ultimately futile to try…

“Pirate Blogger” Law Student Raided By Police For File-Sharing Articles

Anti-piracy group RettighedsAlliancen say they have been busy recently tracking down piracy 'masterminds'. After busting who they claim is the leader of a huge movie piracy group, last week they had the police detain a less likely target - a 19-year-old law student who runs a file-sharing blog. RettighedsAlliancen say…

Streaming Site ‘Admin’ Freed, But Agrees 1 Year Hiatus With HBO

Following a complaint made by HBO, an administrator of a popular streaming TV show and movie portal was arrested by authorities in Chile during March this year. The 26-year-old student was subsequently charged with breaches of copyright law and forbidden from leaving the country. Now he's been set free due…

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