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Copyright and piracy: Google harassed deletion requests

More than any other area, violations of copyright are the leading cause of removal of links to the Google search engine that responds to...
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New CD Printer to Curb Piracy

A new CD printing machine, which blocks CD users from downloading and writing tracks, arrived in Gaborone at the end of last week. The machine...
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HP joins Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP)

HP announced it has joined the Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) Global Leadership Group as part of the company’s commitment to fight counterfeiting...
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Microsoft Announces Global Anti-Piracy Day to Highlight Collaborative Efforts to Protect Customers and Partners...

Microsoft Corp today announced Global Anti-Piracy Day, a simultaneous launch of education initiatives and enforcement actions in 49 countries on six continents to ...
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Pirating Microsoft Windows will get you a life sentence

THE LAND of the Free is considering bringing in a new thought crime which is thinking about software or music piracy. Details of Attorney General...
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Yahoo China guilty of piracy

A CHINESE COURT has dubbed Yahoo's Chinese operation music piracy and demanded it pay the record companies the grand sum of $27,000 in damages....
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Anti-piracy strategy at lower prices

Warner Bros. is in the midst of trying something "new" in the war against piracy: pricing their products a little lower. Warner's Chinese arm...
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Vole hole patch pirate panned

FLAWS IN the psyches of Microsoft, analysts and network managers are fast being revealed by the latest WMF Bug. As reports of the bug's exploits...
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Universal to offer movies online in effort to stop piracy

NBC Universal Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Wright said on Tuesday that he was prepared to offer Universals movies online. Citing the music industry...
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LimeWire will block pirating

ONE OF the main P2P clients for Gnutella, LimeWire is to work out a way to block people sharing pirated content. According to Slyck...
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Russian pirate DVD factories reported on government sites

This is rather shocking. the Russian Interior Ministry was quoted in the Times of London Thursday claiming Russian pirates have some top secret manufacturing...
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Court Orders Kazaa to Stop Pirates

A federal judge on Monday ordered distributors of the popular file-swapping program Kazaa to alter the software, which millions have downloaded, so it can...
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Boot legging game pirates busted in Bolton

POLICE IN BOLTON have broken a ring of pirates in the city who were selling their counterfeit goods, including PC hardware and console games,...
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Will The RIAA Target Homemade CDs?

The digital equivalent of homemade tapes are the next target of the Recording Industry Association of America. After asserting that the RIAA's educational and...
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Global raids target piracy gangs

Suspected internet pirates in 11 countries have been raided in a global operation against illegal distributors of movies, games and software. Led by the FBI,...
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Software piracy ‘seen as normal’

Campaigns to persuade people to stop downloading pirated games or software from the internet are not working, a report suggests. Two UK university researchers found...
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Kazaa “Worried about Piracy”

Kazaa, the internet's most popular file-swapping system, told a court in Sydney yesterday that it was worried about users exchanging unauthorised files and had...
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Valve cracks down on HL2 piracy!

Valve Software has disabled the Steam accounts of 20,000 people it has said were attempting to use pirated copies of Half-Life 2.In a statement...
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Police Break up European Piracy Ring

Greek and British police in a joint operation cracked an illegal software sales ring, arresting two people and seizing thousands of pirated software programs,...
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Microsoft battles piracy with free software

Microsoft on Wednesday released Photo Story 3, the latest version of its software for creating photo slideshows set to music or narration. The previous...
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Music Industry opens up an all-out war against piraters

Today, its IFPI faux-police unit opened 459 "legal actions" against file sharers in the UK and France, bringing the total number of casualties in...
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Four Out Of Five Linux PCs End Up Running Pirated Windows

A Gartner analyst finds a direct connection between Linux and piracy: many systems come preinstalled with Linux to keep prices down but then bogus...
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Gartner Linux Piracy Claim is Pants

Open Sourcers strike back by IT experts the Gartner Group that Linux downloads are a cover for piracy has been dismissed by the Open Source...
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Desktop Linux a vehicle for pirating Windows

PCs running Linux are growing in popularity in part because they can be loaded with a pirated copy of Windows, according to a study...
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MS tweaks volume licensing

Microsoft has made some changes to the terms of its volume licensing agreements, a move it says will give customers more flexibility and choice. The...
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