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RIAA Sues LimeWire For Trillions, Judge Finds Claim 'Absurd'
2012-05-25 10:09:08

More than 18 months after a federal judge ordered LimeWire to disable its filesharing service, RIAA has reportedly filed an astounding $72 trillion lawsuit against the now defunct peer-to-peer filesharing company.

Supreme Court Will Not Review Music Downloading Case
2012-05-22 04:13:48

The highest court in the United States has refused to review the case of a former Boston University student who was hit with a $675,000 penalty for illegally downloading music and sharing it on the Internet.

The Pirate Bay Suffers DDoS Attack
2012-05-17 04:19:44

The hackers are at it again, this time aiming their DDoS cannons at popular torrent site Pirate Bay. The DDoS (Or Distributed Denial of Service) attack against the torrent site lasted at least 24 hours before the site was knocked out of commission.

Microsoft-funded Russian Startup Aims To Stop Net Piracy
2012-05-15 04:42:25

A Microsoft-funded Russian startup company has developed a new technology to stop the downloading of pirated content.

55,000 Hacked Accounts Debunked By Twitter
2012-05-09 11:22:35

Twitter is denying claims by hackers that they have published details of several thousands of Twitter accounts on text storage site Pastebin. Twitter is claiming the list or nearly 55,000 entries contains duplicate information or username and password information from suspended spam accounts.

2012-05-08 23:04:18

The Nomadesk Partner Program has been a resounding success, by giving companies the ability to put Nomadesk’s secure solution to use under their own criteria and techniques. Austin,

VPNs Become File Sharing Sites
2012-05-03 09:04:09

A decade ago peer-to-peer filing sharing service Napster was essentially shut down for copyright infringement. Many in the music industry likely hoped that would be the end of digital piracy, but in fact it was only the beginning of a trend in the illegal sharing of music and movies.

Britain's High Court Orders Block Of File-sharing Site The Pirate Bay
2012-05-01 07:38:20

Britain’s leading Internet service providers must begin blocking the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, the nation’s High Court ruled on Monday.

Australian Court Upholds Internet Piracy Ruling
2012-04-21 03:25:35

An Australian federal court ruling has provided cover for internet service providers (ISP) hoping to avoid being held responsible for copyright violations committed by their customers.


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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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