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BSA Pays Disgruntled Employees to Rat on ‘Pirating’ Bosses
Posted on Saturday May 28, 2016

The Business Software Alliance, a trade group representing Adobe, Apple and Microsoft, is known to offer cash payments to people who help them find companies that run unlicensed software. Today we speak with an attorney who has represented more than 250 defendants in these cases, which are regularly triggered by disgruntled employees.

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Police Conducting “World’s Largest” Pirate Box Crackdown
Posted on Saturday May 28, 2016

Police in Scotland say they are conducting the world's biggest 'pirate box' crackdown. Together with the Federation Against Copyright Theft, police are targeting sellers of Android-style set-top boxes and believe that thousands of pubs could be customers. In addition, three torrent sites have been closed down.

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4K Content Protection “Stripper” Must Pay $5 Million in Damages
Posted on Friday May 27, 2016

Warner Bros. and Intel have signed a massive settlement with hardware seller Ace Deal. The California company admitted to violating the DMCA and has agreed to pay over $5 million in damages for selling devices that can 'strip' Blu-ray and 4K content protection.

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New Hollywood Injunction Blocks CouchTuner, Putlocker & More
Posted on Friday May 27, 2016

The major Hollywood studios of the MPA have obtained their first new High Court injunction in more than a year targeting so-called 'pirate' sites. The latest order targets several leading streaming sites including CouchTuner, MerDB, Putlocker variants, Watchfree and Xmovies8.

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FBI “In Latter Stages” of Prenda Law Copyright Troll Investigation
Posted on Thursday May 26, 2016

For years Prenda Law extracted millions of dollars in cash settlements from alleged BitTorrent pirates, leaving misery in its wake. The company itself is no more but for its former operators the show isn't over yet. The FBI has already interviewed two Pirate Bay co-founders about an alleged Prenda honeypot and according to expert opinion, the investigation is now in its latter stages.

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