The constant expansion of copyright laws and penalties in the US might be facing a radical slowdown soon, as a Republican Party policy brief released on Friday undermines many of the claims made to support such legislation. Among other things it states that today’s copyright law is “a form of corporate welfare that hurts innovation and hurts the consumer.”
As citizens in Massachusetts go to the polls today to vote in the Republican primary, there is one party hoping to scoop some votes – the Massachusetts Pirate Party. Founded almost exactly a year ago, it is hoping people will ignore the pageantry of the primary, or the speeches of their former Governor, Mitt Romney, [...]
Digital Life America, a unit of the Solutions Research Group, has found that out of the 32 million Americans who have downloaded at least 1 movie from the Internet, 80 percent have done so over P2P.