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As ISPs Prepare to Police Web Piracy, Questions of Efficacy and Motive Remain
2012-03-17 05:15:53

Depending on whether or not you use peer-to-peer networks for file sharing, you may or may not remember a brief battery of blogosphere fireworks last summer after a handful of major internet service providers announced that they had reached an agreement with the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America.

Hotfile: The Next Stop On The MPAA Copyright Infringement Warpath
2012-03-09 13:02:49

Hot on the heels of MPAA's suit against Megaupload, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has set its sights on file hosting service Hotfile.com.

2012-02-22 22:25:00

Is Facebook's infringement policy generic? Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 JabberboxTM Designs, makers of the Jawbox case for BluetoothTM

As Pinterest Popularity Explodes, Site Cleverly Dodges Copyright-Hawks
2012-02-21 14:14:48

Racking up somewhere between 10 and 13 million new users in just 10 months, the online pinboard Pinterest has taken the world of social media by storm. Yet wary of seeing its dazzling success curbed by legal controversy, the California-based startup is already taking preemptive measures to avoid entanglement in potential copyright controversies.

More Charges, More Details Revealed In Megaupload Case
2012-02-19 05:31:27

The U.S. Department of Justice revealed new information about Megaupload.com on Friday, one day after a revised indictment in a Virginia courtroom revealed that the file-sharing website and its founder, Kim Dotcom, would be facing additional charges for copyright infringement and wire fraud.

Feds Shut Down Megaupload
2012-01-20 06:16:11

Megaupload, one of the top file-sharing websites on the internet, was shut down as the US Justice Department and FBI arrested the founder and several company officials.

2012-01-18 19:20:00

Interact Marketing will be among the companies including Wikipedia and Google on January 18th publicly displaying protest of the proposed SOPA and PIPA acts on their website. New

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2012-01-17 03:30:11

When the U.S. Congress returns from recess on January 24, both houses are expected to begin rolling up their sleeves to hammer out a final version of two of the most controversial pieces of legislation in recent memory: PIPA and SOPA.

Tech Titans Say Internet Piracy Law Amounts To China-style Censorship
2011-12-16 05:24:12

Technology entrepreneurs and executives from leading Silicon Valley firms such as Google, Twitter, eBay and LinkedIn issued an open, strongly-worded letter opposing a controversial, anti-piracy bill being debated in Congress this week.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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