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Swiss Govt: Downloading Movies and Music Will Stay Legal

One in three people in Switzerland download unauthorized music, movies and games from the Internet and since last year the government has been wondering what to do about it. This week their response was published and it was crystal clear. Not only will downloading for personal use stay completely legal,…

War on Piracy More Important Than Right To Privacy

A Swiss court has ruled that an anti-piracy tracking company can continue monitoring the public on the Internet. The court said that the need to fight illicit file-sharers outweighs the need to protect an individual's privacy on the Internet, and that the ends justified the means.

First Elected Pirate Party Mayor to Rule Swiss Town

The Pirate Party movement reached a new milestone yesterday with the world's first elected Pirate Mayor being voted into office in the Swiss town of Eichberg. With an overwhelming 63 percent of the total vote, Alex Arnold defeated two candidates from the political establishment. The 31-year old software programmer is…

EFF Tool Hunts BitTorrent Throttling ISPs

Comcast must feel it's being attacked by all sides. It's been hit by lawsuits, investigated by the FCC, and roundly criticised everywhere else. It has brought the issue of traffic shaping to the forefront of people's minds, and into public discussion. Aiming to highlight ISP's and their shaping, the EFF…

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