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Huge Artists Coalition Piles Pressure on Congress Over DMCA - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Andy on June 21, 2016 C: 132 Breaking A coalition of 186 artists, bands and songwriters have penned an open letter to Congress complaining about the ineffectiveness of the DMCA. From Taylor Swift, Trent Reznor, deadmau5 and U2, to Sirs Paul McCartney and Elton John, the message is clear: The DMCA allows tech companies to make huge profits while artists and creators suffer."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Company Uses DMCA to Censor and Expose Critical Blogger - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Ernesto on June 17, 2016 C: 25 News Marketing and sales company Smart Circle is using the DMCA to uncover the identity of a critical blogger. The company obtained a subpoena directed at WordPress, stating that the blogger in question violates their copyrights by publishing modified images of its key employees."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EFF Warns Against Broad "Stay Down" Anti-Piracy Filters - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on January 22, 2016 C: 47 Breaking Copyright holders want websites to implement strict filters to guarantee that content stays down after a DMCA notice is received. The EFF warns against these demands, arguing that they will lead to a "filter everything" approach. According to the EFF this will result in more abuse and mistakes from often automated takedown bots. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Asked to Remove 1,500 "Pirate Links" Per Minute - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on November 22, 2015 C: 43 News Google is facing a never-ending flood of takedown requests from copyright holders, breaking record after record. The company currently processes a record breaking 1,500 links to "pirate" pages from its search results every minute, which is a 100% increase compared to last year."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

YTS Reaches MPAA Deal But Dotcom Faces Decades in Jail? - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on November 8, 2015 C: 79 Opinion How does YTS, one of the most organized and notorious public torrent sites, strike a deal with Hollywood despite being listed as a notorious market by the U.S. government? We're all curious to know more, but spare a thought for Kim Dotcom. He's in the same country as the YTS operator but faces decades behind bars."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Cox Accuses Rightscorp of Mass Copyright Infringement - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on September 24, 2015 C: 7 Breaking Internet provider Cox Communications has hit back at anti-piracy company Rightscorp. While denying responsibility for the alleged copyright infringements of its subscribers, Cox turns the tables, accusing Rightscorp of sharing thousands of copyrighted works without permission."
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    " Ernesto on September 24, 2015 C: 7 Breaking Internet provider Cox Communications has hit back at anti-piracy company Rightscorp. While denying responsibility for the alleged copyright infringements of its subscribers, Cox turns the tables, accusing Rightscorp of sharing thousands of copyrighted works without permission."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google DMCA Notice Record Smashed Again - But Why? - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on September 6, 2015 C: 17 Breaking Despite scaling dizzy heights in recent months, the record for DMCA notices being sent to Google's search engine has been smashed again. In a single week Google just processed a mind-boggling 13.68 million URLs, or to put it another way, almost 23 copyright complaints every second. So what's behind the massive surge?"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Asked to Remove 18 'Pirate Links' Every Second - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on August 2, 2015 C: 13 News Copyright holders continue to increase the number of copyright takedown requests they send to Google. As a result the company is currently asked to remove a record breaking 18 links to "pirate" pages from its search results every second, a number that is still increasing at a rapid pace."
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    " Ernesto on August 2, 2015 C: 13 News Copyright holders continue to increase the number of copyright takedown requests they send to Google. As a result the company is currently asked to remove a record breaking 18 links to "pirate" pages from its search results every second, a number that is still increasing at a rapid pace."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Bitdefender Blocks Anti-Piracy Website as Malware - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " rnesto on August 1, 2015 C: 8 Breaking Rightscorp, the piracy monetization company that works with Warner Bros and other prominent copyright holders, has had to deal with its fair share of setbacks recently. The company is publicly condemned for its "extortionist" practices and now anti-virus vendor Bitdefender has started to brand the company's website as malware. "
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MPAA Emails Expose Dirty Media Attack Against Google - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    "New emails have revealed how the MPAA and Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood orchestrated a PR smear campaign against Google in order to push through their anti-piracy measures. "
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    "New emails have revealed how the MPAA and Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood orchestrated a PR smear campaign against Google in order to push through their anti-piracy measures. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Judge: IP-Address Doesn't Identify a Movie Pirate | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    "In a prominent ruling Florida District Court Judge Ursula Ungaro refused to issue a subpoena, arguing that IP-address evidence is not enough to show who has downloaded a pirated movie."
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    "In a prominent ruling Florida District Court Judge Ursula Ungaro refused to issue a subpoena, arguing that IP-address evidence is not enough to show who has downloaded a pirated movie."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

YouTube Flags Cat Purring as Copyright Infringing Music | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on February 11, 2015 C: 0 Breaking YouTube's automated takedown tool is known for its flaws, but this week it crossed a line by attacking a purring cat."
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    " Ernesto on February 11, 2015 C: 0 Breaking YouTube's automated takedown tool is known for its flaws, but this week it crossed a line by attacking a purring cat."
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How the MPAA Can Become Great Again | Gary Shapiro | LinkedIn - 0 views

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    "Gary Shapiro Influencer President and CEO at Consumer Electronics Association" [How does one of the most famous and important American trade groups reinvent itself? For 30-plus years, I fought against and occasionally worked with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). ...]
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    "Gary Shapiro Influencer President and CEO at Consumer Electronics Association"
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U.S. 'Strikes' Scheme Fails to Impact Piracy Landscape | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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      [... The movie group currently has no idea...]
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    [ Andy on January 11, 2015 C: 0 Breaking According to leaked MPAA documents the U.S. "six strikes" ISP warning scheme has thus far failed to impact the overall piracy landscape.]
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MPAA Secretly Settled With Hotfile for $4 Million, Not $80 Million | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    [# ! Is this the exemplary IP Enforcement aimed to 'Save The Culture'...? # It seems more a weird #wangle... # ... or, perhaps, it is that a bunch of bucks is what matters.... # ! #artists and #creators shouldn't support such #hoax.] " By Ernesto on December 24, 2014 C: 0 Breaking Last December the MPAA announced one of its biggest victories to date. The Hollywood group won its case against file-hosting site Hotfile, who agreed to a $80 million settlement. However, this figure mostly served to impress and scare the pubic, as we can now reveal that Hotfile agreed to pay 'only' $4 million." [# ! Yup! Why "#secretly"...?]
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    [# ! '#Tricky' IP #enforcement...] " By Ernesto on December 24, 2014 C: 0 Breaking Last December the MPAA announced one of its biggest victories to date. The Hollywood group won its case against file-hosting site Hotfile, who agreed to a $80 million settlement. However, this figure mostly served to impress and scare the pubic, as we can now reveal that Hotfile agreed to pay 'only' $4 million." [# ! Yup! Why "#secretly"...?]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Leaked TPP Draft Reveals Tough Anti-Piracy Measures | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    "options currently on the table are life of the author plus 50, 70 or 100 years" [# ! ... but don't say these 'measures' are aimed to 'stimulate creation' # ! but to fill the deep pockets of a few... with the hard work of many others. [... options currently on the table are life of the author plus 50, 70 or 100 years...]
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Hollywood Studios Willingly Advertise on Notorious 'Pirate' Site | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 10, 2014 C: 0 Breaking This week the International Intellectual Property Alliance informed the U.S. Government on Russia's lack of anti-piracy enforcement. The group which represents MPAA and RIAA, among others, called out VKontakte as one of the worst piracy havens. At the same time, however, major Hollywood studios continue to use the site for promotional purposes."
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    " Ernesto on October 10, 2014 C: 0 Breaking This week the International Intellectual Property Alliance informed the U.S. Government on Russia's lack of anti-piracy enforcement. The group which represents MPAA and RIAA, among others, called out VKontakte as one of the worst piracy havens. At the same time, however, major Hollywood studios continue to use the site for promotional purposes."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Sex Cams at NASA & Library of Congress, Anti-Piracy Outfit Says | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on May 27, 2014 C: 27 Breaking An adult media company's hiring of an anti-piracy outfit to blitz the Internet for content infringing on its webcam copyrights has produced ridiculous results."
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