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MPA WINS BIG VICTORY OVER U.K. PIRATES

July 28, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

In a landmark decision, a British judge has ruled that BT, the U.K.’s largest Internet service provider, must block a file-sharing website that offers pirated movies. The ruling had been sought by the MPA, the international arm of the Motion Picture Association of America. In it, Justice Richard Arnold said that BT has been aware […]

DID CBS-OWNED COMPANY PEDDLE PIRACY SOFTWARE?

June 22, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

In a case that is growing increasingly bizarre, FilmOn founder Alki David, whose own attempt to offer the programming of the major networks online was shot down in court, is trying a new tack: he’s suing the CBS-owned CNET.com over its distribution of millions of copies of the Limewire file-sharing software. Limewire was one of […]