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BitTorrent Users Logged Within 3 Hours: Report
2012-09-05 09:44:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online BitTorrent users who download copyrighted content are likely to have their IP-addresses logged by anti-piracy monitoring firms within three hours, according to a new report by a team of computer scientists at the University of Birmingham, UK. The researchers said they were “surprised” at the scale of the monitoring. BitTorrent is a method of obtaining files by downloading from many users simultaneously. The protocol...

2012-08-26 08:22:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Massachusetts federal court upheld a $675,000 fine against Joel Tenenbaum, who was charged in 2007 for illegally downloading and distributing 31 songs. The fine, which was assessed by a jury in 2009, was appealed by Tenenbaum, who asked for a retrial shortly afterward. The federal judge turned down that appeal, stating the damages set by the 2009 jury were fair. U.S. District Court Judge Rya W. Zobel said the jurors had...

2012-08-09 23:01:21

CX.com´s 10 GB free storage offering is the biggest addition yet to Otixo´s roster. The addition of Otixo support to CX.com brings WebDAV and a long list of cloud storage attachments to the company. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Cloud service aggregator, Otixo.com, has added full support for CX.com to its featured providers. This move adds an additional 10 GB of highly secure free storage to Otixo´s roster of featured providers and adds WebDAV support and cloud-based...

2012-07-25 14:39:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly every industry has had to adjust from changes brought about by the Internet. The music industry, however, has been slow to adapt to this new, ever-connected world where songs have turned into MP3s and sharing these files is as smooth and easy as the bass groove in Come Together. Some artists have come up with clever ways to use the Internet to their advantage, of course. Take, for instance, Brit-rock Demi-Gods Radiohead, who let...

2012-07-17 23:01:40

ISPs and the RIAA have been working for more than a year to develop a system of monitoring the ISPs customers for illegal downloading. Here´s an explanation of the steps they will take to discipline infringers, and measures the accused can take to appeal the decisions. Undisclosed Location, S. America (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Over the last year ISPs and the RIAA and MPAA have been working on a system of monitoring the internet users of the 5 companies for the possibility of copyright...

The Pirate Bay Running The Blockade
2012-07-17 05:45:58

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A blockade is only successful if those trying to maintain it can actually provide enough of a screen to thwart attempts to run it. The larger the area to blockade the greater the chances blockade runners will find a hole and thus get through. In the case of piracy in the digital era it can be challenging indeed simply because the runners need not find holes, in many cases they can create them or just come up with more novel...

2012-07-08 23:00:41

Compare Music Download Sites Helps Music Lovers Find the Best Music Download Sites. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) July 08, 2012 Compare Music Download Sites, a review site for music download services, has made it easier to find online services to download MP3s, WMAs, and full CDs. With harsher punishments, including fines and jail time, coming down on those who illegally download and share music, more people are interested in finding the best legal music download sites. Compare Music Download...

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