Online piracy had gotten the French government so edgy that they resort to exercising some tough love to its citizens. If individuals are caught downloading and patronizing pirated material, they will have their time in court to be reprimanded, or, worse, sentenced for jail time.
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Here is an example of how you should do research before ranting about how rampant and pathetic piracy is in cyberspace. Chris Matyszczyk is a Creative Director cum columnist for CNet.com and despite my admiration of the people behind the site, he singlehandedly makes me doubt everyone's aptitude for learning the truth.
Be careful of what Facebook cause you join in to because it might just ruin your computer. There's a new group cause that supposedly advertises that Facebook will start charging money. Curious, you would most likely click it.
New Zealanders find it more morally acceptable to watch porn over pirating copyrighted material online. That makes me wonder what they think of watching copyrighted porn online.
Hadopi, the French agency tasked to enforce the country's ludicrous "three-strikes" anti-piracy law, recently received some unwanted attention for using copyrighted typeface due to an "oversight".
Counterfeiters are the scum of the earth! They steal and make money from the blood, sweat and spunk of the performers, the producers and the marketers. It's high time these bozos get what they deserve!
Everyone connected to Internet porn (one way or the other) knows that streaming video is one way to beat piracy. Based on a Global Web Index study that Kathee Brewer is reporting on, there is a lot more to be discovered about net user's attitudes towards streaming video. It also adds light on how people behave when it comes to peer to peer sharing and how we can use that to avert more piracy.
Why can't these bitches get their act together?
Porn producers from the United States and Japan demand more attention given to illegally downloaded porn material in South Korea. As one of the highly wired countries in the world, the porn producers are worried over the high volume of their content being pirated in the country.
In a rather alarming bit of business, porn purveyor Perfect10.com has sued Google yet again after the company has found not-so-free images in its Google Images. The class suit was filed in Canadian court last week and is currently pending. Perfect10.com is saying that Google was colluding with infringement sites that carry pirated material and earns money out of them through Adsense.
Hypocrisy happens in all levels of society. And in this case, it's the Chinese government who's looking pretty foolish during these past six months. What's more, if the US federal court will ever find Chinese officials guilty of stealing proprietary codes from CYBERsitter, this might affect the way big private businesses will deal with China.