US Govt. Objects To Megaupload Hiring Top Law Firm

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I just read this interesting article on Torrentfreak. I was under the impression that the Megaupload chaps are being charged with racketeering not copyright infringement. I wonder how the US court system is going to handle this. Watch this space because its going to get interesting. Last week it was revealed that Megaupload had retained […]

ACS:Law Anti-Piracy Lawyer Suspended For 2 Years

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I just checked my feeds and found this on Torrenfreak. I am so very pleased these bastards are getting more than just a slap on the wrist. Today, lawyer Andrew Crossley from the now defunct ACS:Law faced the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal over his disastrous foray into ‘speculative invoicing’ – the chasing down of alleged file-sharers […]

Rapidshare Terminates Accounts of Illegal Downloaders

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For many years Rapidshare was considered to be a safe way for people to download copyrighted content without having to face repercussions. Recently, however, the company has been actively going after users that upload or download copyrighted files through the service by terminating accounts and logging IP-addresses for legal purposes. source