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Microsoft Changes SkyDrive to OneDrive Under Sky Broadcasting Group Trademark Settlement

Microsoft Changes SkyDrive to OneDrive Under Sky Broadcasting Group Trademark Settlement OneDrive unwieldy while full transition to new name is a while off

Jan 28 2014, 10:52am CST

IntraLinks Steps Up To The Plate - Because The World Needs Another File Sharing Offering, Right?

IntraLinks Steps Up To The Plate - Because The World Needs Another File Sharing Offering, Right? You’d think that we’d have already had all the possible file sharing use-cases covered – when thinking about the different file sharing, backup and synchronization products I need to juggle a multitude of vendors and...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

RIAA has Removed more than 25 Million URL Listings from Google

RIAA has Removed more than 25 Million URL Listings from Google American recording industry association known as the RIAA has forced Google to take down 25 million URL listings which happen to be pirate links. This was after copyright owners protested regarding the illegal downloading of their movies, music and software from Google’s pages.

Jul 6 2013, 7:39am CDT

Opera "Hack" Unblocks The Pirate Bay

Opera "Hack" Unblocks The Pirate Bay Turbo mode to the rescue

Jul 6 2012, 12:32pm CDT

Twitter Says Most of the Stolen 55,000 Accounts Are Duplicates and Spammers

Twitter Says Most of the Stolen 55,000 Accounts Are Duplicates and Spammers Does it really matter how many duplicates were stolen?

May 9 2012, 1:30pm CDT

Courts Give Kim Dotcom and Family $60K Monthly for Expenses

Courts Give Kim Dotcom and Family $60K Monthly for Expenses More money from a month than many make in a year

Mar 23 2012, 2:30pm CDT

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom US Extradition Papers Filed

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom US Extradition Papers Filed Hearing set for August

Mar 5 2012, 3:00pm CST

An IP Address is Not a Person: The End of Torrent Lawsuits as we Know Them?

An IP Address is Not a Person: The End of Torrent Lawsuits as we Know Them? You still shouldn't pirate media, but they might not be able to catch you in the near future.

May 3 2011, 4:19pm CDT

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Jammie Thomas Hit With Massive Fine (Again) Over Pirating Music

Jammie Thomas Hit With Massive Fine (Again) Over Pirating Music RIAA continues pursit of millions in case

Nov 4 2010, 12:37pm CDT

RIAA & MPAA To Government: Spy On Hard Drives

RIAA & MPAA To Government: Spy On Hard Drives If reading the novel 1984 left you huddled for days in a paranoid, depressive coma, you probably don't want to finish this article. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and Motion Picture Association of...

Apr 19 2010, 12:03pm CDT

New Study: Pirates Buy The Most Music

New Study: Pirates Buy The Most Music A new study from the UK (via The Independent) has shown what many piracy-advocates have been saying for years. While the average person spends around £34 a year on music, people who self-identify as pirates spend an...

Nov 2 2009, 10:20am CST

Illegal Music Downloading Declines A study has been commissioned in the UK that suggests that illegal music downloading has declined this year, albeit only slightly. According to the survey, illegal downloading of music files has declined from 63% to 61...

Aug 10 2009, 6:33am CDT

Illegal File Sharing Has Declined Says Report

Illegal File Sharing Has Declined Says Report Illegal file sharing has declined according to a survey from Music Ally. The survey looked at the percentage of file-sharers sharing music which is now at 17% rather than 22% in December 2007. The report claims that...

Jul 13 2009, 7:02am CDT

The End of The Pirate Bay: A Victory Against Piracy?

The End of The Pirate Bay: A Victory Against Piracy? The Pirate Bay is soon to be no more. We all knew this day would come eventually, and to anyone who knows anything about the Internet this shouldn't come as too huge of a surprise. Napster and Kazaa have both gone down...

Jun 30 2009, 11:05am CDT

The Pirate Bay: Sold to The Man?

The Pirate Bay: Sold to The Man? Tortuga is burning. News has spread like wildfire all around the Internet that The Pirate Bay has been bought out by Global Gaming Factory X (GGF). This is huge news; the Bay is by far the largest file-sharing website...

Jun 30 2009, 10:10am CDT

Unlimited music downloads from Virgin Media

Unlimited music downloads from Virgin Media Virgin Media and Universal Music are teaming up to start offering a brand new music service in the UK. Basically the service will offer unlimited downloads of the entire back catalogue of Universal's artists.With music...

Jun 16 2009, 9:00am CDT

ScanSafe Says Remote Workers are up to No Good

ScanSafe Says Remote Workers are up to No Good ScanSafe released data today that shows remote workers working from outside the office are up to no good online much more than their office bound counterparts. According to the 8 billion Web requests processed by the...

Apr 18 2008, 11:35am CDT

Helios Odyssey Media Hub Enclosure runs BitTorrent and eMule

Helios Odyssey Media Hub Enclosure runs BitTorrent and eMule Helios updated the software of its Odyssey Media Hub to support Bittorrent and eMule clients. The Helios Odyssey is a fan-less (quite) media hub enclosure supporting hard-drive sizes up to 1TB. To watch videos...

Mar 11 2008, 9:06am CDT

UK Officials May Ban Illegal Downloaders from the Web

UK Officials May Ban Illegal Downloaders from the Web Lawmakers in the UK are considering a new draft that would ban illegal file downloader’s from getting web access in the UK. In essence the regulation if passed would cut the web access of users who pirate material...

Feb 12 2008, 10:21am CST

BitTorrent Entertainment Network Launches Today

BitTorrent Entertainment Network Launches Today BitTorrent evolves to a commercial media download service today. The BitTorrent Entertainment Network will offer about 3,000 new and classic movies, thousands of TV shows, about 1,000 PC games and 1,000 music videos...

Feb 26 2007, 12:44am CST

Download with BitTorrent Sans PC

Download with BitTorrent Sans PC BitTorrent Inc. is announcing that they are working with hardware manufacturers worldwide to bring embedded BitTorrent to the consumer electronics market. ASUS is among the first manufacturers to offer a product using...

Oct 23 2006, 2:00pm CDT

Napster For Sale Again

Napster For Sale Again Music sharing pioneer Napster is looking for a new owner. In investor tongue this sounds like: "Napster (Nasdaq: NAPS) announced today that in response to recent third party interest in establishing strategic...

Sep 19 2006, 12:46pm CDT

MySpace to Sell Music - This will Work

MySpace to Sell Music - This will Work MySpace announced a partnership with Snocap a music store backend provider founded by famous Napster founder Shawn Fanning. The news that Samsung starts a music shop this week was not really exciting news. I do not...

Sep 4 2006, 3:00am CDT

RIAA, Can You Explain Copyright Law?  Apparently Not, Say Critics

RIAA, Can You Explain Copyright Law? Apparently Not, Say Critics KaZaA, Grokster, and Limewire, just to name a few, have essentially just become huge billboards on the information superhighway, saying "Hey, Recording Industry Association of Ameria (RIAA), come here for your next...

Aug 31 2006, 6:00am CDT

P2POD - P2P HDTV Media Player

P2POD - P2P HDTV Media Player AHT International based in the Netherlands will demonstrate at the CeBit 2006 the P2POD - a P2P media streaming box. The P2POD box uses software technology developed by the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)....

Feb 16 2006, 6:27am EST

Lamabox - First P2P Enabled Media Player

Lamabox - First P2P Enabled Media Player Reporter Harvindar Sighn: The LamaBox from the Netherlands is the world's first media player that supports P2P downloads. The Home Entertainment Media Player comes preloaded with P2P software like Edonkey, Bittorrent,...

Nov 25 2005, 1:02pm EST

Grokster Case: Big Win For P2P File Sharing

Grokster Case: Big Win For P2P File Sharing Andrew Kantor on USAToday analyses the Grokster Case and sees a big win for File Sharing in general despite Grokster loosing the case. Grokster is held liable for file sharing of copyrighted material, because of their...

Jul 2 2005, 12:00am EST

Microsoft Avalanche P2P Software

Microsoft Avalanche P2P Software Microsoft published a research paper outlining a P2P file-sharing system similar to BitTorrent. The Microsoft P2P software project has the code-name Avalanche. Microsoft's approach tries to solve performance issues...

Jun 21 2005, 12:29am EST

Bittorrent to Launch Search Engine

Bittorrent to Launch Search Engine Wired runs a story about Bittorrent and their plan to launch a search engine for torrents in about 2 weeks. Bittorrent inventor Bram Cohen is developing the torrent search with his small start-up in Silicon Valley....

May 23 2005, 11:00am EST