Latest Piracy Stories

2013-10-30 23:32:21

A government relations and intellectual property enforcement organization, BSA | The Software Alliance (a/k/a The Business Software Alliance) is running internet and radio ads soliciting software piracy tips in exchange for cash rewards. Scott & Scott, LLP, a Texas-based law firm with a software audit defense practice, believes the rewards create an opportunity for disgruntled employees to profit from their own wrongdoing. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 BSA | The Business...

2013-10-10 23:28:50

Brian Beckcom and his law firm represent approximately half the crew of the Maersk Alabama crewmembers, who claim the Somali pirate hijacking should have been prevented. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 On October 11, Captain Phillips will open in movie theatres across America. The film tells the story of a brave sea captain, portrayed by Tom Hanks, who protected his crew against dangerous Somali pirates. The movie is based on a true story, but allegedly gets the facts wrong....

Multiple Greenpeace Activists Face Piracy Charges In Russia
2013-10-03 07:41:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A demonstration last month against Arctic oil drilling has turned into an international incident this week. Russia has started charging 30 Greenpeace activists from 18 countries with piracy, a charge that could bring long prison terms for a protest in a region the Kremlin sees as a key to future prosperity. The activists were arrested on September 18, after two tried to scale the Prirazlomnaya oil platform, which plays a crucial role...

2013-09-17 23:31:19

Yes, it's true, and can't be arrrgued: it's time to talk like a pirate. Supreme silliness rides the waves. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Geeky t-shirt company Tees For Your Head releases three variations on the pirate theme, in time for national Talk Like a Pirate Day, celebrated on Septemberrr 19th, lads and lassies. Nerds of all ages who love pirates as well as math, science, and art will find a t-shirt in the treasure chest. Tees are available in sizes from...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.