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Flood of 4K James Bond Leaks Further Point to iTunes Breach
Posted on Wednesday March 20, 2019

All 24 movies from the iTunes exclusive 4K "James Bond Collection" have leaked online. This is further evidence to suggest that pirates have found a way to decrypt 4K source files from the iTunes store. How, exactly, remains a mystery.

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Privacy-Focused Search Engine Wants Copyright Directive to Pass
Posted on Wednesday March 20, 2019

Rising privacy-focused search engine Qwant is calling for the Copyright Directive to be passed by the EU Parliament. Founder Eric Léandri says his platform is ready to pay creators for use of their works but is calling for an external database of copyrighted works as a reference point. Last year, however, the company said that Article 13 presented a "risk for fundamental rights and freedoms."

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YouTuber “Golden Modz” Settles Lawsuit Over Fortnite Cheats
Posted on Tuesday March 19, 2019

The popular game YouTuber “Golden Modz” has admitted to posting copyright-infringing videos that displayed Fortnite cheats and hacks. Brandon Lucas, owner of the channel, agreed to an undisclosed settlement and a permanent injunction that prevents him from promoting Fortnite cheats going forward. The “Golden Modz” channel remains online and appears to have switched focus to GTA V.

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Four Men Sentenced For Running Torrent Site That Leaked The Expendables 3
Posted on Tuesday March 19, 2019

Four men in the UK have received sentences of up to four-and-half years for running a torrent site that leaked movies online, sometimes in advance of their theatrical release. Most notably, the quartet shared The Expendables 3. All four pleaded guilty to defrauding Lionsgate Films and members of the MPAA to the tune of $11.2m.

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ISP Grande Loses Safe Harbor Over ‘Utter Failure’ to Terminate Pirating Customers
Posted on Monday March 18, 2019

Texas-based Internet provider Grande Communications has no right to a safe harbor defense in its case against several RIAA backed record labels. The ruling from the Texan federal court puts the ISP at a severe disadvantage for the upcoming trial, where it's accused of being liable for copyright infringements allegedly committed by its users.

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