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US Govt. Denies Responsibility for Megaupload’s Servers
Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

The U.S. Government says it's in no way responsible for the fate of Megaupload's servers, which were raided and seized as part of the criminal proceedings against the file-sharing site. The authorities reject the proposal that they should buy the servers to preserve user data and other evidence.

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Movie Studios and Record Labels Target Pirate Bay in New Lawsuit
Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Disney, Warner Bros. and Sony are among several movie giants taking legal action to have the world's largest pirate sites blocked in Norway. In a lawsuit targeting 11 local ISPs and eight pirate site operators - including Pirate Bay founder Fredrik Neij - the studios are demanding a nationwide subscriber blockade.

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Torrenting “Manny” Pirate Must Pay $30,000 in Damages
Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

A Florida man has been ordered to pay $30,000 for sharing a copy of the Manny Pacquiao documentary "Manny" via BitTorrent. The filmmakers accused the man of being a prolific pirate and won the case by default.

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Yandex Demands Takedown of ‘Illegal’ Music Downloader
Posted on Monday August 31, 2015

Russian search giant Yandex has ordered U.S-based Github to take down a tool that allows downloading of MP3s from its music streaming service. Yandex, which has 60% of the local search market and has deals with Universal, Sony and Warner to offer a Spotify-like platform, says that the music downloader is illegal.

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Court Orders Italian ISPs to Block Popcorn Time
Posted on Monday August 31, 2015

Italian Internet providers must block access to Popcorn Time, the Criminal Court of Genoa ordered today. The order affects three domain names including those of the most used forks. Whether the blockade will be very effective is doubtful as the applications themselves will still work.

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