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Pirate site preps cheap VPN service to cloak users
— 2:01 PM on March 26, 2009

The battle between content publishers and online pirates will soon reach a new level in Sweden. The country, long known for harboring infamous BitTorrent site...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking Copyright

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iTunes DRM-free upgrades are now available track-by-track
— 1:14 PM on January 29, 2009

Apple has quietly updated its DRM upgrade policy on iTunes. According to iLounge, folks wishing to strip digital rights management protection from their songs

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Apple announces king-size MacBook Pro, less DRM for iTunes
— 1:40 PM on January 6, 2009

How many exciting new goodies did Apple have in store at its latest Macworld keynote? Not too many, apparently. Phil Schiller announced only one notable...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac Copyright

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RIAA to stop suing file sharers, work with ISPs instead
— 5:09 PM on December 19, 2008

No, hell hasn't just frozen over. However, as the Wall Street Journal reports, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has decided to abandon...

Type: News story Tags: Copyright

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Acer Aspire One giveaway winner emerges
— 4:21 PM on October 31, 2008

Our contest has ended. Almost two weeks ago, we said we'd be giving...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing The Tech Report Podcast

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Enter here to win a free Acer Aspire One
— 2:47 PM on October 19, 2008

As you might have noticed, we wrote a detailed review of Acer's Aspire...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing The Tech Report Podcast

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Walmart postpones DRM server shutdown indefinitely
— 9:16 AM on October 10, 2008

Surprise, surprise. Barely two weeks after announcing plans to shut down its digital-rights-management authentication servers, Walmart has backpedaled. Engadget says the company has...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Apple threatens to shut iTunes if artist royalties increase
— 2:03 PM on October 2, 2008

The iTunes Store has made Apple the top music retailer in the United States, and it has likely played no small part in promoting...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Like Yahoo, Walmart plans to shut down DRM servers
— 10:58 AM on September 29, 2008

Remember back in July, when Yahoo announced the impending demise of its DRM servers and urged customers to burn their music to CDs? Despite...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Industry coalition pushes flexible, 'domain-based' DRM
— 3:42 PM on September 15, 2008

After years of attempting to shove digital rights management down users' throats, the music industry finally got the message. Today, "DRM-free MP3" is the new...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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You know, our podcast is pretty OK, really
— 4:36 PM on August 11, 2008

Did you know we have a podcast?  Seriously, we do.  In fact, we've recorded quite a few episodes now, and I think we're...

Type: News story Tags: Podcast

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Yahoo buckles, refunds users of doomed music service
— 5:17 PM on July 30, 2008

Last week, Yahoo said its Yahoo Music copy-protection servers will go dark on September 30, and it urged users to burn their music to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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MPAA to put up search engine for legal movie downloads
— 6:00 AM on July 29, 2008

The Motion Picture Association of America is keen to turn in pirates who share copyrighted movies illegally, but its next effort might do more to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Yahoo to shut down DRM servers on September 30
— 9:22 AM on July 25, 2008

Owners of Yahoo Music accounts, take note. In line with the company's plan to terminate its Yahoo Music Unlimited service, Yahoo intends to shut...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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New copyright bill hits Canadian Parliament
— 1:34 PM on June 13, 2008

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is going across the border. Well, sort of. Reuters reports that Canada's Industry Minister Jim Prentice has put forward...

Type: News story Tags: Copyright

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Researchers: Anyone could get a DMCA takedown notice
— 3:54 PM on June 5, 2008

If you've ever dabbled in unauthorized file sharing through BitTorrent or other protocols, you might have joined the growing number of users who've received Digital...

Type: News story Tags: Copyright

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Napster goes back to its roots, opens MP3 store
— 12:26 PM on May 20, 2008

Watch out, Amazon MP3. Napster is back in the world of MP3 downloads, and this time it's a fully legal online music store with the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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TorrentSpy operator ordered to pay $111 million in damages
— 2:44 PM on May 8, 2008

Serving up links to BitTorrent downloads of copyrighted material doesn't pay. According to the Associated Press, a Los Angeles, California court has found in...

Type: News story Tags: Copyright

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