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Book Publishers ‘Shut Down’ Library.nu and iFile-it

The book download portal Library.nu and cyberlocker ifile.it appear to have 'shut down' voluntarily after a coalition of book publishers managed to get an injunction against the two sites. According to the complaint, the sites offered users access to 400,000 e-books and made more than $11 million in revenue in…

Police Raid School Teacher for Uploading History Book for Students

A teacher received a huge shock last week after uploading a copy of a book to his website that offers free educational resources for students. The Latvian publisher behind the work, a $4.00 history book, complained to the authorities which resulted in the teacher being raided by the police. During…

Court Gives IFPI Permission To Identify Pirate Bay Users

Chasing down individual file-sharers is something the major labels largely left behind several years ago, but in an unusual development the IFPI has now won the right to identify dozens of Pirate Bay users that allegedly downloaded and shared an album before its official release. The CEO of Universal, the…

Major Book Publisher Files Mass-BitTorrent Lawsuit

John Wiley and Sons, one of the world's largest book publishers, have sued 27 BitTorrent users at a federal court in New York. The publisher claims that the defendants have shared copies of its "For Dummies" books without permission, and demands compensation. After several movie studios started filing lawsuits against…

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