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05/26 2010 | 04:08 PM
Posted by: Janko Roettgers
Ashton Kutcher has announced via Twitter that he is going to pirate part of the premiere of his upcoming movie Killers. Kutcher is known as an avid live streamer and social media user — but could this latest promotional stunt also turn him into a criminal? Continue reading on
05/21 2010 | 01:01 PM
Posted by: Janko Roettgers
Los Angeles-based District Court judge Stephen Wilson issued a permanent injunction against the torrent indexing site and its owner Garry Fung yesterday, giving Fung pretty much no choice but to shut down Isohunt or make it otherwise inaccessible for U.S.-based file sharers. Continue reading on

05/17 2010 | 03:51 PM
Posted by: Janko Roettgers
Major Hollywood studios succeeded in shutting down The Pirate Bay’s website today, but the victory celebrations may not last that long. Site admins are already working on a return, and file transfers between Pirate Bay users are continuing as usual, with millions swapping digital goods. Continue reading on

05/12 2010 | 10:33 PM
Posted by: Janko Roettgers
A New York court found LimeWire guilty of copyright infringement. Among the evidence used to convict LimeWire were Google Adsense ads that touted LimeWire as a replacement for Napster as well as testimony from the company’s former COO. Continue reading on