Tired of DMCA, RIAA now seeks ISP cooperation in catching and stopping copyright infringement

Unhappy with the anti-piracy results of DMCA takedown notices, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is now asking the US Copyright Office to compel Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to become non-neutral participants in copyright enforcement. The RIAA and other lobbying music and entertainment industry giants believe that the current 19-year-old DMCA system creates an … Continue reading “Tired of DMCA, RIAA now seeks ISP cooperation in catching and stopping copyright infringement”

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United Kingdom ignorant and clueless in pushing a ten-year prison sentence for unauthorized sharing: not even death penalty stops sharing

The United Kingdom appears to stubbornly move ahead with a ten year prison sentence for unauthorized sharing. This is not just counterproductive, but stupid and ineffective. Evidence shows that not even a horrible death penalty deters sharing between people: it’s a deeply inwired altruistic behavior. The UK seems hellbent on pandering to crumbling monopolies and … Continue reading “United Kingdom ignorant and clueless in pushing a ten-year prison sentence for unauthorized sharing: not even death penalty stops sharing”

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  • Mar 14, 2012
  • rasengan
  • Bitcoin, BitTorrent, News, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Exclusive Interview with Suren Ter from YouHaveDownloaded.com

Your BitTorrent downloads are very public, and Suren Ter, the producer behind  YouHaveDownloaded.com, has helped to raise public awareness on this reality.  We sat down with our friend, Suren, to discuss the idea behind YHD, piracy, and the future of file sharing. • • • Please give the world a brief introduction about yourself, such … Continue reading “Exclusive Interview with Suren Ter from YouHaveDownloaded.com”

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