Category Archives: Copyright News

Comcast and AT&T are in Bed with the RIAA

Looks like there is a threesome going down… and it doesn’t turn me on. The word is that AT&T and Comcast, two of the nation’s largest Internet service providers, are expected to be among a group of ISPs that will … Continue reading

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iTunes Drops DRM… Adds Tiered Pricing

It’s a good day for iTunes users. Apple has announced that by the end of this quarter, all 10 million songs will be DRM free and released at higher quality. What’s also good is that they are changing their pricing … Continue reading

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WTF?!?! The RIAA’s New Plan… Shut Down Internet Access for Suspected Music Sharers.

I almost spit coffee on my computer when I read this… Then, I thought about the word “idiot” and how the RIAA must be made up exclusively of idiots. So their new plan is this… with help from ISPs, the … Continue reading

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Italian File-Sharers Fear Not!

Francesco Pizzetti, president of the official Italian body for Guaranteeing the Protection of Private Data, has ruled that Italian companies are not permitted to spy on individuals who engage in illegal file-sharing. In the past, companies were allowed to obtain … Continue reading

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Spain is the King of Europe…

When it comes to illegal music downloads, Spain is the king of Europe. More than 1.2 billion music tracks were illegally downloaded from computers in Spain during 2007, according to authors’ and publishers’ society SGAE. In fact, the number of … Continue reading

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