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Google Protects Chilling Effects From Takedown Notices

Chilling Effects is the largest public repository of DMCA notices on the planet, providing a unique insight into the Internet's copyright battles. However, each month people try to de-index pages of the site but Google has Chilling Effects' back and routinely rejects copyright claims.
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Google Protects Chilling Effects From Takedown Notices

Added: Yesterday

Chilling Effects is the largest public repository of DMCA notices on the planet, providing a unique insight into the Internet's copyright battles. However, each month people try to de-index pages of the site but Google has Chilling Effects' back and routinely rejects copyright claims.

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TorrenTV Instantly Streams Movie Torrents to Apple TV

Added: Yesterday

TorrenTV is a cross-platform movie streaming app that allows people to stream torrents directly to Apple TV. The open source application has a simple drag and drop torrent interface and also supports streaming of previously downloaded videos.

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American ISPs Receive 1.1 Million Piracy Settlements per Week

Added: 7/26/2014

For the first time, Los Angeles based anti-piracy firm CEG TEK has revealed the scope of their piracy monetization efforts. The company currently sends 1.1 million notices to U.S. ISPs per week. A massive number, but only a small percentage reaches the alleged downloaders.

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Pirate Bay Founder’s Religious Rights Spark New Complaint

Added: 7/26/2014

Peter Sunde might be sitting in a Swedish prison for the next few months but he's still making his voice heard. Following a recent dispute with authorities over food, the Pirate Bay founder has filed a new complaint after he was denied a meeting with a representative from the 'pirate' Church of Kopimism.

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US Wants to Criminalize Movie and Music Streaming

Added: 7/25/2014

SOPA and PIPA are dead, but the Obama administration is still determined to make illicit movie and streaming a felony. The DOJ argues that change is needed to adequately prosecute unauthorized streaming services. In addition, the administration is requesting permanent funding to target foreign sites such as The Pirate Bay through "diplomatic and trade-based pressure."

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Leaked Paper Reveals Aussie Anti-Piracy Crackdown Musings

Added: 7/25/2014

A leaked discussion paper has revealed Australian government musings surrounding a potential online piracy crackdown. Among them, changing the law to undermine a landmark 2012 court ruling which protected ISP iiNet from the infringements of its users, and new legislation to allow for ISP-level blocking of 'pirate' sites.

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Expendables 3 Leaks Online, 100K+ Copies Down in Hours

Added: 7/25/2014

The Expendables 3, featuring every action hero known to man, was set for an August 15 debut but has appeared online in near DVD quality. In just 12 hours, more than 100,000 copies have been downloaded. It's worth bearing in mind, however, that production company Nu Image sued those who downloaded the original movie.

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University Sets Fines & Worse For Pirating Students

Added: 7/24/2014

There are many ways to tackle the issue of online piracy and Louisiana State University has decided on its approach. At the bottom end, offenders will experience a temporary Internet disconnection, with repeat offenders receiving fines and potentially career-damaging notes on their education records.

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Online Store Can Sell ‘Used’ Ebooks, Court Rules

Added: 7/24/2014

A Dutch marketplace for second hand eBooks is being allowed to continue operating after the Amsterdam Court dismissed complaints from book publishers. The Court ruled that "Tom Kabinet" operates in a legal gray area which requires further investigation. Meanwhile the used eBook business is booming.

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Pirate Bay Launches Mobile Site, Teases More Expansions

Added: 7/24/2014

The Pirate Bay just launched a mobile version of the site, the first major design overhaul in nearly a decade. The "Mobile Bay" is the first in a series of expansions which will include separate TV, music and movie sites plus a dedicated RSS portal.

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