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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.

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2011-07-08 08:50:00

Some of the country’s top Internet service providers and big entertainment companies pledges to step up efforts to protect the rights of copyright owners.

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2011-04-13 07:11:13

An online privacy 'Bill of Rights' was introduced Tuesday by US Senators John Kerry and John McCain that looks to bring balance between protecting personal information on the Web and the needs of businesses to conduct e-commerce.

2010-09-22 11:16:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Access (accessnow.org), the new global digital rights network, which emerged out of the 2009 Iranian election, is committing to building a new, one million person strong Global Movement for Digital Freedom.

2009-05-28 08:30:00

New technology has already helped catch pedophiles in Europe LOS ANGELES, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nexicon (Pink Sheets: NXCO), a developer of next generation digital media protection and intelligence solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Univer-$ale to co-develop and market Nexicon's MARC(TM) technology platform that tracks and monetizes illegal uploads and downloads on the Internet.

2009-01-28 07:00:00

Shareholder Resolutions Filed by Members of Open MIC Internet Project; Group Includes New York City Pension Funds and Socially Responsible Investment Firms NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of a coalition of investors have filed shareholder resolutions with 10 publicly-held U.S.

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2008-11-01 03:00:00

The French Senate has approved a three strikes law for Internet users who download copyrighted entertainment without paying for it.

2008-10-02 15:00:26

The Digital Freedom Campaign, a broad-based coalition dedicated to defending the rights of artists, consumers and innovators in the Digital Age, today announced its partnership with Free Press, a national, nonpartisan organization dedicated to promoting universal access to communications.

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2008-07-03 16:00:00

A U.S. court has ruled that google must divulge the viewing habits of every user who has ever watched any video on YouTube.


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