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Popular YouTuber Experiments With WebTorrent to Beat Censorship
Posted on Friday September 30, 2016

A popular YouTuber is experimenting with torrent-based technology in order to take control of his content and avoid third-party censorship. Bluedrake says that the potential for freedom when using WebTorrent "blows his mind" and has already carried out tests to get the project underway.

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J.J. Abrams Can’t Stop Copyright Lawsuit Against Star Trek Fan-Film
Posted on Friday September 30, 2016

Paramount Pictures and CBS Studios have no plans to end their lawsuit against the crowdfunded Star Trek spin-off 'Prelude to Axanar'. Director J. J. Abrams previously announced that the case would be dropped soon. However, paperwork filed in court this week reveals that the movie studios dismiss this claim as an irrelevant third party statement.

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Man Who Leaked The Revenant Online Fined $1.1m
Posted on Friday September 30, 2016

A man who leaked The Revenant online in advance of its theatrical release has been fined $1.1m. Former studio employee William Kyle Morarity stole copies of the movies while working on a studio lot and uploaded them to private tracker Pass The Popcorn. He also faces eight months’ home detention and 24 months’ probation.

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Research: Movie Piracy Hurts Sales, But Not Always
Posted on Thursday September 29, 2016

New research published by economists from the European Commission shows that online movie piracy significantly hurts sales. However, the effects differ greatly between countries. And in some cases piracy may actually increase revenue due to a sampling effect.

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UK IP Crime Report 2016 Reveals IPTV/Kodi Piracy as Growing Threat
Posted on Thursday September 29, 2016

The UK's IP Crime Report 2015/16 has just been published, revealing infringement trends gathered from both governmental and private anti-piracy groups. This year in the online piracy sector IPTV/Kodi, torrent sites and stream ripping are seen as the main threats. Meanwhile, the report reveals that pirating Internet subscribers will be receiving warning letters before the end of the year.

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