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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Movie Studios Want to Copy Megaupload's Servers - TorrentFreak [# ! N ] - 0 views

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    "Hollywood's major movie studios are protesting a request from Megaupload's legal team to put their civil lawsuit on hold for another six months. The movie studios will only agree to the request if they can get copies of the Megaupload servers stored at Cogent, something the defunct cloud-hosting service fiercely objects to."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Warner Bros. sues "HD Fury" over boxes that can copy 4K video | Ars Technica UK - 1 views

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    "HDFury.com is now offline just one business day after the lawsuit was filed. by Joe Mullin (US) - Jan 5, 2016 9:23am CET"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Musician David Lowery sues Spotify for "unlawfully" distributing music | Ars Technica [... - 0 views

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    "Frontman for Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven wants a class-action lawsuit. by Megan Geuss (US) - Dec 30, 2015 10:43am CET"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Patent Troll Sues Everyone For Infringing On Encryption-Related Patent By Encrypting Th... - 0 views

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    "from the um,-we-actually-offer-no-encryption-services-of-our-own.-sorry. dept Underdog Texas company takes on corporate giants! Scores of big brands - from AT&T and Yahoo! to Netflix, GoPro and Macy's - are being sued because their HTTPS websites allegedly infringe an encryption patent. It appears in May this year CryptoPeak Solutions, based in Longview, Texas, got its hands on US Patent 6,202,150, which describes "auto-escrowable and auto-certifiable cryptosystems." CryptoPeak reckons TLS-secured websites that use elliptic curve cryptography are infringing the patent - so it's suing owners of HTTPS websites that use ECC. Top tip: loads of websites use ECC these days to securely encrypt their traffic."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Filmmakers Sue Dutch State Over Lost Piracy Revenue - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on November 12, 2015 C: 10 Breaking A coalition of Dutch film producers and distributors has today announced a lawsuit against the local Government. The filmmakers argue that the authorities are not doing enough to combat piracy and want pirate website operators and their users to face serious legal consequences."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The obscure legal system that lets corporations sue countries | Claire Provost and Matt... - 1 views

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    "Fifty years ago, an international legal system was created to protect the rights of foreign investors. Today, as companies win billions in damages, insiders say it has got dangerously out of control"
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    "Fifty years ago, an international legal system was created to protect the rights of foreign investors. Today, as companies win billions in damages, insiders say it has got dangerously out of control"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Record Labels Sue 'New' Grooveshark, Seize Domains | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on May 15, 2015 C: 0 Breaking A few days after music streaming service Grooveshark shut down and settled with the major record labels, the site was 'resurrected' by unknown people. While the reincarnation bears more resemblance to a traditional MP3 search engine than Grooveshark, the labels are determined to bring it down."
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    " Ernesto on May 15, 2015 C: 0 Breaking A few days after music streaming service Grooveshark shut down and settled with the major record labels, the site was 'resurrected' by unknown people. While the reincarnation bears more resemblance to a traditional MP3 search engine than Grooveshark, the labels are determined to bring it down."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

@senmikelee Investigating White House Influence in FTC Decision Not to Prosecute Google... - 0 views

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Taylor Swift Threatens To Sue Her Fans - Digital Music News * - 0 views

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    [*more "Intellectual Property" paranoia... 'suing fans is how musicians want to make a living...?] "I'm sure by now you've read about how Team Swift has been on a trademarking rampage, filing phrases from her most recent album such as "This Sick Beat""
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    [*more "Intellectual Property" paranoia... 'suing fans is how musicians want to make a living...?] "I'm sure by now you've read about how Team Swift has been on a trademarking rampage, filing phrases from her most recent album such as "This Sick Beat""
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Music publishers finally pull the trigger, sue an ISP over piracy | Ars Technica [# ! N... - 0 views

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      [Sydney - A federal judge in Australia has ruled that Internet service providers cannot be held liable for copyright infringements committed by their subscribers, dealing a blow in a closely-watched lawsuit filed by U.S. movie studios against Aussie ISP iiNet, according to published reports. Justice Dennis Conroy found that, while it was shown that iiNet had knowledge that its customers were committing copyright infringement, this knowledge did not equate to "authorizing" the activities. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Artists and Labels Now Sue Chrysler Over CD-Ripping Cars | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Ernesto on November 19, 2014 C: 42 Breaking The Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies has launched a new lawsuit targeting Chrysler for allowing car owners to rip CDs without paying royalties. The lawsuit follows a similar class action suit against Ford and General Motors, which is still ongoing. " [# ! Another #Betamax case # ! ...at sight. # ! Perhaps #RecordingIndustry have no other #strategy... # Please: Less #lawsuits and More #Good (#affordable) )#Music.]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Celebs whose nude photos were stolen threaten Google with $100M lawsuit | Ars Technica - 1 views

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    "Celebrities who had their nude photos stolen last month are now threatening Google with a $100 million lawsuit unless the search giant does a better job of removing copies of the photos found on its various services, including YouTube and Blogger." [# ! first '#They' '#leak' some pics # ! as a #promotion #strategy # ! and, then, #sue #searchengines... # ! to #grab some (#millions of additional) #bucks... [# ! #learnt form the #Media #industry # ! with its #piracy treatment # ! of the #P2P #networks...]]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Minister: Sue Mums, Dads, Students To Send Anti-Piracy Message | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on August 1, 2014 C: 53 Breaking Just as discussion moves away from the punitive measures that did little to curtail piracy in the last decade, an Australian minister has urged a return. Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says that in order to send a clear message, rightsholders need to "roll up their sleeves" and strategically sue some "moms, dads and students.""
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Suing File-Sharers Doesn't Work, Lawyers Warn | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on July 13, 2014 C: 14 News The American Bar Association has released a detailed white paper advising the Government on how to tackle online piracy. The lawyers recommend several SOPA-like anti-piracy measures including injunctions against companies hosting pirate sites. At the same time, however, they advise against suing file-sharers as that would be ineffective or even counterproductive."
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    " Ernesto on July 13, 2014 C: 14 News The American Bar Association has released a detailed white paper advising the Government on how to tackle online piracy. The lawyers recommend several SOPA-like anti-piracy measures including injunctions against companies hosting pirate sites. At the same time, however, they advise against suing file-sharers as that would be ineffective or even counterproductive."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

'Fining' File-Sharers Makes Anti-Piracy Company Lose Money | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on March 26, 2014 C: 61 Breaking Financial results published by anti-piracy group Rightscorp shows that while turning piracy into profit is a nice idea, it's not lucrative for everyone. A loss of $2.04m in 2013 means that for every single dollar of settlement revenu"
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