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Pirate Bay Founder Released From Jail But Immediately Re-Arrested
Posted on Friday August 28, 2015

Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm was released from a Danish prison yesterday, only to be immediately re-arrested by police. The Swede is now expected to be extradited back to his home country where he will be returned to prison, but not before appearing in court today to appeal the decision.

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Tech Giants Want to Punish DMCA Takedown Abusers
Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015

The CCIA, which represents global tech firms including Google, Facebook and Microsoft, has published an extensive research paper on the future of copyright in the digital landscape. One of the main suggestions is to extent current copyright law, so that senders of wrongful DMCA takedown notices face serious legal consequences.

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Piracy: Hollywood’s Losing a Few Pounds, Who Cares?
Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015

Following news this week that a man is facing a custodial sentence after potentially defrauding the movie industry out of £120m, FACT Director General Kieron Sharp has been confronted with an uncomfortable truth. According to listeners contacting the BBC, the public has little sympathy with Hollywood.

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T-Mobile Refuses to Block The Pirate Bay
Posted on Wednesday August 26, 2015

The Austrian branch of T-Mobile is refusing to block access to The Pirate Bay and several other popular torrent sites. T-Mobile was asked to do so by a local music rights group, who want the ISP to voluntarily follow a court order that was issued against rival Internet provider A1.

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Aussie Piracy Notices Delayed But Lawsuits Are Coming
Posted on Wednesday August 26, 2015

As ISPs and rightsholders continue to fight over who will pay for Australia's "three strikes" anti-piracy regime, there is still no sign of when the program will begin. Nevertheless, Village Roadshow co-founder Graham Burke is already looking ahead - to the day when his company starts suing Aussie downloaders.

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