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HBO Demands Takedown of Game of Thrones Screenshots

A site hosting movie and TV show screenshots to be used as components in fan created artwork has received a copyright takedown from HBO. ScreenCapped says that the company ordered the takedown of libraries of Game of Thrones and True Blood screenshots. The action comes as a surprise considering HBO's…

Comcast Terminates Accounts of Persistent Pirates

Under the DMCA Internet providers have an obligation to take action against persistent pirates. While the law doesn't define under what circumstances this should happen, Comcast is very clear about its policy. Talking to TorrentFreak, the Internet provider confirms that subscribers who are caught for "repeated and egregious" copyright infringement…

Google Deleted 200 Million “Pirate” Search Results in 2013

Copyright holders have asked Google to remove more than 200,000,000 allegedly infringing links from its search engine this year. At the current rate the 2013 total is expected to exceed a record breaking quarter billion URLs. Music industry groups RIAA and BPI are the most active senders, with dozens of…

HBO Asks Google to Take Down “Infringing” VLC Media Player

It's no secret that copyright holders are trying to take down as much pirated content as they can, but their targeting of open source software is something new. In an attempt to remove pirated copies of Game of Thrones from the Internet, HBO sent a DMCA takedown to Google, listing…

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