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Research: Movie Piracy Hurts Sales, But Not Always
Posted on Thursday September 29, 2016

New research published by economists from the European Commission shows that online movie piracy significantly hurts sales. However, the effects differ greatly between countries. And in some cases piracy may actually increase revenue due to a sampling effect.

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UK IP Crime Report 2016 Reveals IPTV/Kodi Piracy as Growing Threat
Posted on Thursday September 29, 2016

The UK's IP Crime Report 2015/16 has just been published, revealing infringement trends gathered from both governmental and private anti-piracy groups. This year in the online piracy sector IPTV/Kodi, torrent sites and stream ripping are seen as the main threats. Meanwhile, the report reveals that pirating Internet subscribers will be receiving warning letters before the end of the year.

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Kim Dotcom’s Extradition Appeal Concludes, Will He Get a “Fair Go”?
Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

After more than four weeks the extradition appeal hearings of Kim Dotcom and his former Megaupload colleagues have concluded. In his closing arguments, Dotcom's lawyer urged the court to carefully weigh the facts and give his client a "fair go," which he says the District Court failed to do. However, even if the High Court sides with the defense, the case is still far from over.

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uTorrent’s New Altruistic Mode Ensures You Give More Than You Take
Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

BitTorrent Inc. has introduced a brand new feature for its uTorrent and BitTorrent clients. 'Altruistic Mode' is aimed at people who always want to share more than they download. While this is normal behavior for many users, Altruistic Mode has a strange quirk. Once enabled, downloads using the feature may never complete. But of course, altruism isn't about receiving.

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Cloudflare: We Can’t Shut Down Pirate Sites
Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Cloudflare has asked a California federal court to dismiss a broad copyright complaint lodged against the service by adult entertainment publisher ALS Scan. The CDN provider says that it can't shut down pirate sites, even if it wanted to, adding that it's not inducing piracy either.

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