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Raging Anti-Piracy Boss Goes on a Tirade Against BitTorrent

Robert Steele, one of the bosses at anti-piracy outfit Rightscorp, has expressed outrage with BitTorrent Inc. In an often incomprehensible rant he accuses the company and its founder of profiting from piracy. To become a good citizen, BitTorrent should add a blacklist of pirate torrent hashes to their leading file-sharing…

Cox Communications Sued For Not Disconnecting Pirates

Cox Communications, one of the largest telecoms companies in the U.S., is being sued by a pair of music publishers for refusing to disconnect persistent music pirates. Evidence in the case is being provided by Rightscorp, who say that ISPs lose their safe harbor protections if they fail to take…

Rightscorp Finds Scary Shortcut to Expose Alleged BitTorrent Pirates

An anti-piracy firm has found a shortcut to obtaining the personal details of account holders connected to pirating IP-addresses. Instead of having a judge decide, Rightscorp obtains so-called DMCA subpoenas which only a court clerk has to sign off on. A worrying development that could lift the copyright troll business…

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