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Megaupload Wants to Recover Failing Hard Drives, But Won’t Sign Away Its Rights
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

After more than five years, some of the Megaupload evidence retained on hard drives has become unreadable. The MPAA and RIAA have submitted a plan to recover the data, and while Megaupload is in partial agreement, it refuses to sign away the constitutional right to access its own files. Instead, it presents an updated proposal.

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‘Pirate’ Movie Streaming Sites Declared Legal By Italian Court
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

A Court of Appeal in Rome has overturned a 600,000 euro ruling against four unlicensed sites that offered streaming movies to the public. The Court found that merely providing links does not qualify as distributing files protected by copyright, even though the sites generated revenue via advertising.

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Third of EU Citizens OK With Piracy When There Are No Legal Options
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

A new study from the European Union Intellectual Property Office has found that 31% of EU citizens believe that Internet piracy is acceptable when legal options aren't immediately available. Also, in a clear signal to content providers, a massive 83% say they would prefer to consume content from affordable legal sources.

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 03/27/17
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Rogue One tops the chart this week, followed by ‘The Great Wall''. 'Logan' completes the top three.

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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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