Swedish clamp down on pirates
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Wednesday, 01 February 2017 11:33

Swedish clamp down on pirates


Have they no sense of their history?


One of the nations who held Northern Europe in fear of another Viking raid and a History channel drama, has decided that pirates are not such a good thing.

ISPs giving up on warning pirates
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Monday, 30 January 2017 11:58

ISPs giving up on warning pirates


It does not work


Major internet providers are ending a four-year-old system which gave “copyright alerts” to pirates when they viewed peer-to-peer pirated content.

Amazon’s “Grand Tour” is a huge success - for pirates
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Clarkson is now most pirated Mercedes driver in history 

The Amazon reboot of the BBC's hit show Top Gear has been a huge hit and won the bookseller millions of views and attracted the attention of pirates.

US Navy claims its piracy was approved by its victim
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All at sea

The US Navy, which pirated more than 558,000 copies of some virtual reality software without paying the German software maker for it, claims that it did so with the consent of the software producer.

ISP takes on Swedish copyright trolls
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Tuesday, 06 September 2016 09:46

ISP takes on Swedish copyright trolls


Bork, Bork, Bork

Swedish ISP Bahnhof has attacked a copyright troll hoping to make a swift buck out of pirates.

German churches installing wi-fi
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 July 2016 12:24

German churches installing wi-fi


Fighting for declining members

German protestant churches, which are losing members faster than Blackberry is losing market share, are turning to wi-fi to help them out.

Apple security allows App pirates to make dosh
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Wednesday, 23 December 2015 14:27

Apple security allows App pirates to make dosh


Trickledown effect

A feature in Apple's iTunes approval process is allowing pirates to download free versions of paid iPhone apps.

Nvidia backtracks on Kodi pirate support
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Monday, 07 December 2015 11:38

Nvidia backtracks on Kodi pirate support


Shielded pirating activity


Red-faced staff at Nvidia published an article advising customers to site known for 'pirate' addons in order to boost the capabilities of the Kodi media player. 

Windows 10 will sink "pirated" software or hardware
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Anything illegal will not work

Microsoft has changed the terms of its License Agreement on Windows 10 to allow it to sniff around and disable illegally obtained software or hardware.

Studios conspired with Justice department in Google smear campaign
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They will do what they are told

The Big Content cartel, which runs the movie and music business, planned to run a campaign to smear Google for refusing to prop-up its failing business model with censorship.