Earlier this week a Swedish court ordered an ISP to hand over the details of a torrent site operator. Faced with a potential $96,500 fine for non-compliance, TeliaSonera has announced it will take an appeal to the Supreme Court in an attempt to balance pre-existing privacy obligations with those under IPRED. ———————————————————————————————- Under the controversial […]

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The United States District Court of California has ruled that the popular file-hosting service RapidShare is not guilty of copyright infringement. The ruling is an important victory for RapidShare, which has been increasingly targeted by the entertainment industries. ————————————————————————————————— A adult media company Perfect 10 filed a lawsuit against the leading file-hosting service, RapidShare, last […]

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An unreleased movie about the life of infamous hacker Adrian Lamo has leaked to BitTorrent. The movie, titled Hackers Wanted, failed to get a conventional release following alleged conflicts between its producer and others on the team. —————————————————————————————————— According to ‘Hackers Wanted’ director Sam Bozzo, the movie was set to explore the differences between true […]

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