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  • "YouTube doesn't want to become the LimeWire of the video space," Kerravala said, referring to the file-sharing service halted by a federal injunction last year for alleged pirating.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • From the 2003 rise of iTunes to the quickly-responding file-sharing aka piracy programs like Napster and LimeWire, digital distribution ensured listeners no longer needed to pay for compact discs, and they didn't -- as much.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • And over the postwar decades in which the discotheque has existed, and with the advent of file-sharing protocols, however piratical, exceedingly rare is that American who would take steps to inquire, say through a local library, whether and under which conditions certain recordings may be removed from archives for a listen.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Undaunted, Sarkozy has reintroduced the bill, on a fast track, with a provision that creates a five-minute judicial review prior to account termination, fines and imprisonment for those accused of illegal file-sharing.

    Boing Boing

  • Perhaps most disturbing of all given that the curriculum is supposed to be adopted by schools, it teaches kids bad math as part of its lessons on peer to peer file-sharing.

    Boing Boing

  • High court overturns guilty ruling against developer of file-sharing software Winny

    Boing Boing

  • Canadian copyfighting attorney Howard Knopf has written a great response to the Canadian Record Industry Association's letter to the Toronto Star, in which they claimed that Michael Geist column, "Time to slay Canadian file-sharing myths" was incorrect.

    Boing Boing

  • Japanese court overturns Winny ruling, says file-sharing software is legal even if used for infringement

    Boing Boing

  • My latest Guardian column looks at Peter Mandelson's new "Digital Economy Bill," a sweeping piece of proposed British legislation that would give Mandelson broad powers to act as the Pirate-Finder General, with the implausible aim of reducing UK file-sharing by 70 percent in one year.

    Boing Boing

  • That 6. 7m was gleaned from a 2008 survey of 1,176 net-connected households, 11.6% of which admitted to having used file-sharing software - in other words, only 136 people.

    Boing Boing

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