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BitTorrent study 'horribly wrong': TorrentFreak

Global BitTorrent news source TorrentFreak has ridiculed the veracity of a University of Ballarat study on the legality of BitTorrent usage, labelling some of its claims "horribly wrong" and saying that "mistake after mistake" was made during its preparation.

July 25, 2010 by

Exetel changes piracy policy

Internet service provider Exetel announced yesterday it would change the way it forwarded alleged copyright infringement notices to customers.

February 8, 2010 by

SA's top cop scoffs at police piracy claims

After reports alleged yesterday that "hundreds" of South Australian police had been sprung using their work computers to illegally download films, the state's Commissioner has refuted the accusations in a letter published today.

April 7, 2008 by

AFP raid Sydney Internet café

A Sydney Internet café has been raided today by the Australian Federal Police (AFP), after the cafe allegedly provided extensive access to illegal downloads of movies and music.

December 17, 2007 by

Microsoft allows pirate XP users to download IE7

Microsoft is to allow pirated copies of Windows XP to download and install Internet Explorer 7 without gaining Windows Genuine Advantage authentication, which is a move to boost security but not encourage piracy, according to the software giant.

October 8, 2007 by

So that's why kids download music!

I recently posted a story (Piracy as a social phenomenon - It’s not about the $) about a study out of Kent State suggesting that students aren't motivated money when they download songs, software, and movies from the Web. Rather, the researchers felt that moral justification (i.

May 23, 2007 by

destra backs Kazaa shutdown

An Australian legal music download company partnered with major record labels has backed the blocking of Kazaa to new Australian users as a sign piracy will no longer be tolerated by authorities here.

December 6, 2005 by

Is Microsoft driving freeloaders to Linux?

commentary Is this the week Microsoft finally got serious about fighting piracy -- and could its efforts cost Redmond business?Redmond's decision to mandate a piracy check for all customers who want to download add-ons for Windows XP -- excluding security patches -- is designed to check what the company regards as rampant illicit use of its software.

July 28, 2005 by

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