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Are You Sure You Want That DMCA Takedown to Be Permanent?
Posted on Sunday March 26, 2017

A content industry dream is to order infringing content to be taken down and for it to remain down permanently, no matter what. That's currently outside the scope of the DMCA, but some anti-piracy outfits are already trying their luck by suggesting that content should never reappear. Perhaps it wouldn't be so bad if they targeted the right stuff in the first place.

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Pirate Bay’s Oldest Torrents Are ‘Teenagers’ Now
Posted on Sunday March 26, 2017

The oldest torrents on The Pirate Bay are turning thirteen years old, which means that they're 'teenagers' now. While it's not unprecedented for a website to be online for this long, keeping a torrent 'alive' through all these years is a rather impressive accomplishment.

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Rightscorp Boss Signs Deal That Could Be Bad News For Pirates
Posted on Saturday March 25, 2017

The new CEO of failing anti-piracy Rightscorp has signed a deal that will see him being paid large sums of money if he can turn the company around. How that will be achieved remains to be seen, but with the pool of file-sharers getting smaller and ever-harder to track, a more aggressive approach may help the company reach its goals.

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Lawyers & Academics Warn UK Against Criminalizing File-Sharers
Posted on Saturday March 25, 2017

A group of campaigners, copyright scholars and lawyers have sent a letter to the UK Government, urging it to narrow the definition of online criminal copyright infringement in the Digital Economy Bill. The signees warn that the current definition of criminal copyright infringement is too broad and could be used to target casual file-sharers with sentences of up to ten years.

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Netflix Gets Serious About Its Anti-Piracy Efforts
Posted on Friday March 24, 2017

Since Netflix's priorities are shifting more to the production of original content, piracy is also turning into a more serious problem. The company wasn't very concerned about copyright infringement in the past, but today it has its own "Global Copyright Protection Group" and an anti-piracy focus that's on par with many major Hollywood studios.

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