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Ex-MPAA and IFPI Anti-Piracy Enforcer Shot Dead

A man described as an "anti-piracy hero" has been gunned down in Thailand. Kasim Cha Tong, a former director of the MPA and anti-piracy campaigner for the IFPI, died by a single shot from a sawn-off shotgun. The killer escaped. Police are investigating the possibility that this was an assassination.

Anti-Pirates Scare Kids with Propagandistic Comic Book

The Motion Picture Association has sent one of its big shot lobbyists to New Zealand to advocate tougher anti-piracy legislation, and to promote a propagandistic comic book set be handed out to thousands of local kids. Interestingly, the comic doesn't touch the subject of copyright. Instead it uses false threats…

UK ISPs Agree to Send Out Music & Movie Piracy Warnings

The music and movie industries and several of the UK's leading ISPs have reached terms on a deal to tackle Internet piracy. The arrangement will see the BPI and MPA monitoring people sharing files illegally and the ISPs sending them "escalating" warning letters.

Hollywood Forces UK ISP To Block Newzbin Usenet Site

Following a hearing in London's High Court, leading UK ISP BT will be forced to block subscriber access to Usenet indexing site Newzbin2. Under the banner of the MPA, the leading Hollywood studios successfully argued that by letting the site continue unabated their interests would be severely damaged. The decision,…

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