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Once You Accept File-Sharing Is Here To Stay, You Can Focus On All The Positive Things
Posted on Sunday March 29, 2015

When I grew up, file-sharing was already rampant. But we didn't have any Internet. We had a so-called Sneakernet. And it was actually quite comparable in sharing efficiency - not just over large distances.

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Cox Refuses to Reveal Financials in “Repeat Infringer” Piracy Case
Posted on Sunday March 29, 2015

Cox Communications, one of the largest ISPs in the United States, is refusing to hand over financial details in a prominent piracy case. The provider is being sued by two music publishers for allegedly failing to disconnect 200,000 repeat copyright infringers. The rightsholders are requesting detailed financial information to show that the company profits from its inaction.

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MPAA Wanted Less Fair Use In Copyright Curriculum
Posted on Sunday March 29, 2015

The MPAA and RIAA are backing a new copyright curriculum showing kids how to become "Ethical Digital Citizens." After public pressure the curriculum was edited to include fair use principles, but a leaked MPAA email shows that there's more fair use in the lesson plans than Hollywood wanted.

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Why Game Of Thrones Will Be The Most Pirated TV-Show, Again
Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

In two weeks the fifth season of Game of Thrones will debut in a record-breaking 170 countries. HBO is making the new series available wherever it can to give pirates no excuse, but it's doubtful that this strategy will have much of an effect on the piracy numbers.

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After Eliminating Music Piracy, Norway Hits ‘First’ Movie Site
Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Rights Alliance chief Willy Johansen says that his anti-piracy group has shut down its first Norway-based movie piracy site. Police raided the operator of the Norskfilm portal and the man subsequently confessed, but with music piracy all but eliminated in the country, isn't this just a return to force over finesse?

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