Illegal Downloading

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First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Internet piracy warning scheme will kick off next year in UK

Those who have allegedly downloaded copyrighted media will be getting warning messages in the UK next year, through an anti-piracy scheme which has long been discussed, and is finally being implemented.The BBC reports that from 2015 onwards, households ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Illegal downloading: four strikes and then... nothing

Households could receive up to four warning letters per year if they are caught illegally downloading songs and films, but there will be no sanctions for people who decide to ignore them People in the UK who persistently download and share pirated content ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Illegal downloading: four strikes and then... nothing

The Act called for an escalating series of sanctions on persistent file-sharers, starting with sending letters to illegal downloaders and culminating in slowing down the connection speed of offenders or temporarily suspending their connections. However, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 4 reports

Piracy warning letters: four strikes and you're not out

By Jane McCallionPosted on 21 Jul 2014 at 14:51People who persistently download music and films illegally will start receiving warning letters from their ISPs starting next year.However, there will be no follow-up action if people ignore them, and a maximum ... [Published PC Pro - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Four Success Strategies From Failed Business Models

If those who do not know history are destined to repeat it, then businesses who haven’t examined this decade’s failed business models are preparing to follow their example. 3-D printing is the next disruptive technology, and the coming tsunami will wipe ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cable defends piracy warning plans

Vince Cable has defended government proposals to send copyright infringement warnings to people who persistently download music and films illegally.Households suspected of online piracy will be sent up to four emails per year starting from 2015, but will ... [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

UK creative industries, ISPs team to beat online entertainment pirates

Representatives from the UK's creative industries and major internet service providers (ISPs) have formed a new partnership designed to boost awareness of legitimate online content services and reduce online copyright infringement.Creative Content UK ... [Published Rapid TV News - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Watermark technology from Deakin University touted as key to stopping illegal downloads

Researchers in Victoria believe they have discovered the key to wiping out illegal music downloads.While music fans flocked to Geelong, near Melbourne, today for a glimpse of pop queen Kylie Minogue, across town local researchers were launching a new ... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fox Asia going day and date with the US

Fox’s international channels in Asia will show a raft of drama series within hours of their US TX under a new day and date initiative.Fox International Channels and other international channel operators have made increasing efforts to get content to local ... [Published Television Business International - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore forces ISPs to block piracy sites with latest amendment to its Copyright Act

The Singapore parliament has just passed an amendment to the city-state’s Copyright Act that targets sites such as The Pirate Bay. The  bill introduces an “order to disable access to flagrantly infringing online location” — which means that a copyright ... [Published The Next Web - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Netflix tipped in launch plans for Australia

Living in the land down under comes with some perks -- or frights, depending on your preferences -- but Netflix has never been one of them. Rumors that the video streaming service will be heading to Australia have been around for a while, but it would ... [Published SlashGear - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Survey warns of vulnerable internet

Parents may be aware of the risks posed by the internet, but few are taking full advantage of the technological tools available to protect children, a new survey has revealed.The study, which was carried out for network security provider Fortinet , found ... [Published Irish Times - Jun 26 2014]

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And he further added: "Vcap is not about denying access to the internet. It's about changing attitudes and raising awareness so people can make the right choice."
He added: "If I were in the content industry I’d be very angry about this, because the Government is pretty much abrogating its responsibility to take any kind of action. There’s no punitive measure allied to any of this initiative."
"They can also be useful for parents whose kids are downloading illegally in their bedrooms, helping them guide their children towards legitimate services like Spotify or Amazon Prime Instant Video" he said
According to the Federation Against Copyright Theft "Downloading illegal content can leave you and your family open to receiving harmful content including unsolicited advertising and pop-ups. Your computer can also be damaged by spyware and viruses. In the workplace, illegal downloading and file sharing can have serious repercussions for businesses. Spyware can infiltrate systems and firewalls compromising network security."

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Internet piracy warning scheme will kick off ne... [Published ITProPortal.com - Jul 24 2014]
Steve Miller talks San Francisco, illegal downl... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
New internet piracy warning letters rules dismi... [Published The Independent - Jul 23 2014]
Illegal downloading: four strikes and then... n... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
Piracy warning letters: four strikes and you're... [Published PC Pro - Jul 21 2014]
UK piracy email warnings to start soon [Published Trusted Reviews - Jul 21 2014]
Cartoon HD - Is it closed forever? [Published Torquay Herald Express - Jul 21 2014]
Four Success Strategies From Failed Business Mo... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 21 2014]
Illegal downloading: four strikes and then... n... [Published Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
Piracy warnings to be emailed to perpetrators [Published IT Pro UK - Jul 21 2014]
Illegal downloaders to receive email warnings, ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Jul 21 2014]
Cable defends piracy warning plans [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 20 2014]
UK Creative Industries And ISPs Partner In Majo... [Published Music Industry News Network - Jul 20 2014]
UK creative industries, ISPs team to beat onlin... [Published Rapid TV News - Jul 19 2014]
Major UK copyright awareness initiative [Published Advanced Television - Jul 19 2014]
After 50 years, Miller still rockin' us, baby [Published Columbian.com - Jul 18 2014]
Chloe Grace Moretz Takes The Lead In ‘The Tale ... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 17 2014]
Watermark technology from Deakin University tou... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 16 2014]
Fox Asia going day and date with the US [Published Television Business International - Jul 15 2014]
BitTorrent’s bold new proposition: A paywall an... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jul 14 2014]
North Devon Journal published Cartoon HD: Alter... [Published North Devon Journal - Jul 13 2014]
Illegal website unit visit - The Police Intelle... [Published Professional Security - Jul 11 2014]
Why Is the ‘Frozen’ Soundtrack Outselling Every... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 11 2014]
HEGuyH published Is Cartoon HD legal? And is it... [Published Torquay Herald Express - Jul 11 2014]
Exeter Express and Echo published Cartoon HD is... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Jul 11 2014]
The lack of respect for intellectual property r... [Published Saudi Gazette - Jul 11 2014]
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North Devon Journal published Cartoon HD: Strea... [Published North Devon Journal - Jul 10 2014]
Music Sales Fall As Subscription Because Flavou... [Published Channel News Australia - Jul 10 2014]
Braving High Risks and Heavy Censorship in Chin... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 09 2014]
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BitTorrent’s bold new proposition: A paywall an... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jul 14 2014]
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