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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Fail: Anti-Piracy Outfits Send Takedown Request For Non-Existent Torrents - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on August 21, 2016 C: 24 Breaking HBO, Paramount Pictures and other copyright holders are sending takedown notices for torrent links that have never existed. The notices accuse sites of distributing recent movies and TV-shows. However, the services in question have been down for a year, showing that anti-piracy groups automatically generate links based on hashes without any verification."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Sony Sued For Not Protecting Leaked Movie From Pirates - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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      # ! Hollywood knows that '#Piracy' is #Promotion -> more #sales. # ! #Antipiracy #pantomime is just a #way to #manipulate #laws... and the #market (of #ideas) itself
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    " Andy on July 29, 2016 C: 39 News In 2014, Sony was subjected to a massive cyberattack which resulted in the leak of huge quantities of data. The trove contained several movies, all of which appeared online for anyone to download for free. Now the owner of one of the titles is suing Sony, claiming that company failed in its obligation to protect the movie from Internet pirates."
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    " Andy on July 29, 2016 C: 39 News In 2014, Sony was subjected to a massive cyberattack which resulted in the leak of huge quantities of data. The trove contained several movies, all of which appeared online for anyone to download for free. Now the owner of one of the titles is suing Sony, claiming that company failed in its obligation to protect the movie from Internet pirates."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Hollywood Withdraws Funding for UK Anti-Piracy Group FACT - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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      # ! Quit Witch Hunts funding and invest in new Media poolicies...
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    " Andy on May 24, 2016 C: 33 Breaking The UK's Federation Against Copyright Theft has received a major blow after the Motion Picture Association advised the anti-piracy group it will not renew its membership. The termination of the 30-year long relationship means that FACT will lose 50% of its budget and the backing of the six major Hollywood movie studios."
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    " Andy on May 24, 2016 C: 33 Breaking The UK's Federation Against Copyright Theft has received a major blow after the Motion Picture Association advised the anti-piracy group it will not renew its membership. The termination of the 30-year long relationship means that FACT will lose 50% of its budget and the backing of the six major Hollywood movie studios."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Anti-Piracy Education Enters UK Classrooms - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Andy on January 4, 2016 C: 78 News A new component of the Creative Content UK initiative is set to discourage Internet piracy via the classroom. Encouraging students to think about who will pay for Vin Diesel's socks if everyone pirates movies, the UK government, The Industry Trust and Federation Against Copyright Theft have a lesson plan up their collective sleeves."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

UK Anti-Piracy 'Education' Campaign Launched, Quietly - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on December 1, 2015 C: 57 Opinion After a long wait the UK's broad anti-piracy effort operated by ISPs and copyright holders has finally launched. The UK Government-funded program aims to warn and educate illegal file-sharers in the hope of decreasing piracy rates over time, but thus far the response has been rather underwhelming."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Rightscorp Granted Australian Patent to Chase Pirates - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Andy on October 8, 2015 C: 0 Breaking Rightscorp has been awarded a patent by the Australian Patent Office which should protect it from competitors looking to muscle in on its business model Down Under. The patent protects a system which helps Rightscorp identify repeat infringers, individuals it is now targeting in the United States with settlement demands and lawsuits."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Conservative Party Pirated Labour Leader Supporter's Video - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Andy on September 15, 2015 C: 22 Breaking A controversial UK Conservative party video portraying the Labour party's new leader in a negative light has been taken down by YouTube. The advert, which attacked incoming Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, contained copyrighted content not authorized for use by the Tories. In fact, the footage is owned by a staunch Corbyn supporter."
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    " Andy on September 15, 2015 C: 22 Breaking A controversial UK Conservative party video portraying the Labour party's new leader in a negative light has been taken down by YouTube. The advert, which attacked incoming Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, contained copyrighted content not authorized for use by the Tories. In fact, the footage is owned by a staunch Corbyn supporter."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Piracy: Hollywood's Losing a Few Pounds, Who Cares? - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on August 27, 2015 C: 72 Breaking Following news this week that a man is facing a custodial sentence after potentially defrauding the movie industry out of £120m, FACT Director General Kieron Sharp has been confronted with an uncomfortable truth. According to listeners contacting the BBC, the public has little sympathy with Hollywood."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Pirate Site Blocking Delay Shows Lack of Urgency, Critics Say - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on August 4, 2015 C: 11 Breaking Copyright holders who demanded a rapid introduction of site-blocking legislation in Australia are coming under fire for not presenting their first cases quickly enough. Under intense pressure the country introduced a new legal framework in June but six weeks on and the first site-blocking complaint is said to remain at the "legal advice" stage."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

MPAA Targets New Anti-Piracy Ads... At People Who Already Paid To Go See Movies | Techdirt - 0 views

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    "from the strategery! dept There's that old joke that you've probably heard (in part because we've mentioned it in other contexts), about the drunk man searching for his keys under a streetlight, while admitting that he lost them further down the street. When asked why he's looking over by the light instead, he says "because that's where the light is." People even refer to this as the streetlight effect. And you can see it in all sorts of odd places."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Anti-Piracy Measures Putting Internet Users at Risk | TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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      # ! 'Anti-Piracy' is just one nickname of # ! 'Anti-People' politics...
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    [ Andy on May 3, 2015 C: 0 Opinion While entertainment companies and authorities believe they are necessary to stem the tide of online infringement, many current anti-piracy strategies are putting Internet users at risk. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Grooveshark Publishes Proactive Anti-Piracy Policy | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on April 3, 2015 C: 0 Breaking After a judge handed down a summary judgment in its case against EMI this week, embattled music streaming service Grooveshark has published a new anti-piracy policy."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Hollywood's Anti-Piracy Secrets Must Be Revealed, Court Rules | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Ernesto on March 9, 2015 C: 0 News All records that are part of the now-closed case between Hotfile and the MPAA will be unsealed in the interests of the public. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Anti-Piracy Firm 'Caught' Pirating News Articles | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on January 7, 2015 C: 0 Opinion The Canadian based anti-piracy firm Canipre is known for hounding file-sharers with lawsuits and copyright infringement notices. Ironically, however, the company may want to start cleaning up its own house first as a blog affiliated with the company has been frequently "pirating" news articles"
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    " Ernesto on January 7, 2015 C: 0 Opinion The Canadian based anti-piracy firm Canipre is known for hounding file-sharers with lawsuits and copyright infringement notices. Ironically, however, the company may want to start cleaning up its own house first as a blog affiliated with the company has been frequently "pirating" news articles"
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    " Ernesto on January 7, 2015 C: 0 Opinion The Canadian based anti-piracy firm Canipre is known for hounding file-sharers with lawsuits and copyright infringement notices. Ironically, however, the company may want to start cleaning up its own house first as a blog affiliated with the company has been frequently "pirating" news articles"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Leak Exposes Hollywood's Global Anti-Piracy Strategy | TorrentFreak [# ! Via...] - 1 views

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      [# ! Via, TY, Francisco Manuel HS' FB...]
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    # ! ...there are no 'Leaks' but Public Relations strategy. # ! Hollywood are #educating '#pirates' to #circumvent its measures, # ! as '#They' know that #sharers are its #best #customers...
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    # ! ...there are no 'Leaks' but Public Relations strategy. # ! Hollywood are #educating '#pirates' to #circumvent its measures, # ! as '#They' know that #sharers are its #best #customers...
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Anti-Piracy Firm Rightscorp On The Brink of Bankruptcy? | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    [# ! It's hard to make a living... # ! ... Abusing The Flaws of the Law # ! and The Pe@ple's misinformation... isn't it? # ! ;) # ! Look for other business. ]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Asked to Remove Half a Billion "Pirate" Search Results | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 2, 2014 C: 0 Breaking Google has been asked to remove half a billion copyright-infringing URLs since it started counting three years ago. The listing of pirate sites in Google's search results has turned into a heated conflict, which the search engine and copyright holders have yet to resolve."
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    " Ernesto on October 2, 2014 C: 0 Breaking Google has been asked to remove half a billion copyright-infringing URLs since it started counting three years ago. The listing of pirate sites in Google's search results has turned into a heated conflict, which the search engine and copyright holders have yet to resolve."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Court Orders Warner Bros. to Reveal Flawed Anti-Piracy Technology | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Ernesto on September 27, 2014 C: 32 News U.S. District Judge Kathleen Williams has ordered Warner Bros. to unseal documentation detailing its flawed anti-piracy technology. The records are part of the now closed case between Hotfile and the MPAA, and are expected to shed some light on the movie studio's inaccurate takedown policy."
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    " Ernesto on September 27, 2014 C: 32 News U.S. District Judge Kathleen Williams has ordered Warner Bros. to unseal documentation detailing its flawed anti-piracy technology. The records are part of the now closed case between Hotfile and the MPAA, and are expected to shed some light on the movie studio's inaccurate takedown policy."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Fraud and Embezzlement Drives Anti-Piracy Group into Bankruptcy | TorrentFreak * - 1 views

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    * [# What 'IP Enforcement' is 'financing'...?] " Ernesto on August 21, 2014 C: 27 Breaking SMAIS, the Icelandic branch of the Motion Picture Association, has filed for bankruptcy. The board of the notorious anti-piracy group says that it suffered from mismanagement. In addition to tax fraud and falsified financial records, the group's CEO has admitted to embezzlement."
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    * [# What 'IP Enforcement' is 'financing'...?] " Ernesto on August 21, 2014 C: 27 Breaking SMAIS, the Icelandic branch of the Motion Picture Association, has filed for bankruptcy. The board of the notorious anti-piracy group says that it suffered from mismanagement. In addition to tax fraud and falsified financial records, the group's CEO has admitted to embezzlement."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Hollywood Director Slams "Pathetic" Anti-Piracy Crusade | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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      # we need Tens, Hundreds, Thousands of Directors saying so... let's the time go...
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    [ Ernesto on July 8, 2014 C: 27 Breaking Movie director Lexi Alexander wants to "occupy Hollywood" by bridging the gap between pirates and filmmakers. Sporting a banner to free Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde, Alexander says that the criminalization of file-sharing is "pathetic", while calling out the losses claimed by the MPAA as "bullshit"....]
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