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GitHub has come under fire as the porn industry ramps up its anti-piracy pressure, issuing Google with thousands of DMCA takedown notices.
Less than three months out from its local Australian launch, a change to Netflix's app has caused some to fear that the company may block access to the US content library for those outside of the country.
The Guardians of Peace must be delighted -- Sony has withdrawn plans to release 'The Interview' in any form.
The crew behind The Pirate Bay has opened up about what the future holds for the torrent search website.
The group taking responsibility for the Sony hack have promised to give the firm a Christmas present it won't forgot -- unless staff ask politely for documents to be kept secret.
After the torrent search website's closure last week, Isohunt has stepped into the breach by relaunching The Pirate Bay's database.
Legislation that will allow rights holders to get piracy websites blocked by Australian internet service providers will hit the parliament in the first half of 2015.
A raid in Stockholm shut down the website for a time, but how long will the blackout last?
Australia's internet service providers have expressed their eagerness to work with the government to continue the fight against internet piracy.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he is reasonably confident that internet service providers and rights holders will be able to nut out an anti-copyright infringement scheme on their own.
The Australian government is moving ahead with plans to crack down on online copyright infringement, with website blocking and warning notices coming in 2015.
Australians who downloaded an infringing copy of Dallas Buyers Club but did not make that copy available on peer-to-peer file-sharing services are not targeted in the latest piracy court case.
The expert that Dallas Buyers Club LLC used to determine which Australian customers allegedly shared the film online will be flown from Germany to Australia for cross-examination.
After cyberattack resulted in internal networks being shuttered and confidential files leaked across the web, Sony has pulled in the professionals.
It's been a nervous weekend for Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom as authorities in New Zealand try to send the former internet tycoon to jail.
Controversial Global hacking conference Hack In The Box just celebrated its ten-year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event attracted hackers from all over the world and company participants that included Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, Amazon, sponsor 'friends' such as Megaupload, and many more.
A look at Google's presentation outlining how it will fight back against Oracle's claims that it owes money for copying Java code
A selection of slides from Oracle's 91-page presentation to court, designed to push its claim that Google needs to pay it billions of dollars for using Java technology in Android
Wednesday 18th January 2012: The day where the web went dark in protest of the SOPA, PROTECT-IP and OPEN bills, presently in Congress.
Australian ICT research centre NICTA has teamed up with a robotics group from the University of NSW (UNSW) to build a robot that plays the clarinet, demonstrating new applications of embedded systems.
SP1 was supposed to make life tougher for pirates - it doesn't.
See how SP1 changes the face of Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA).
Updated WGA Notifications - November 06
Microsoft's antipiracy tool Windows Genuine Advantage arrives unexpectedly on the PC of ZDNet's David Berlind.
Greens communications spokesperson Scott Ludlam believes making Foxtel-exclusive content available on other platforms is the best method to reduce copyright infringement in Australia.
Although video is beginning to take up a large portion of traffic on the internet, search engines aren't yet at the stage where they can completely index and understand the content. ZDNet Australia speaks to Adobe on how to overcome these issues using metadata.
At 12, Hal Hickel submitted a plot idea to Lucasfilm. It was politely rejected. Now the grown-up Hickel is animation supervisor for the Pirates movies series at Lucasfilm's ILM. That rejection letter hangs proudly in his office, and now he's hoping he'll have an Oscar for his Pirates work to place next to it. CNET's Veronica Belmont reports.
ILM's visual effects supervisor oversees all the gruesome characters and supernatural transformations you see in the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. Those effects have earned a 2007 Oscar nomination. Meanwhile, John Knoll is facing an April deadline for scenes to be in the next installment: Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End. CNET's Veronica Belmont got to talk with Knoll in his office the day after the nomination was announced.
Darcy Antonellis, senior vice president of worldwide antipiracy operations and executive VP of distribution and technology at Warner Brothers, was a panelist at the NAB2006 conference in Las Vegas on April 25. The topic: how to preserve and market unique Hollywood content.
LG's mid-range musical phone features dual colour displays and tri-band connectivity, but it lacks memory expansion options.
Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.
Samsung's latest slider phone, the D500, looks a lot like its sliding predecessor, but comes in a black case with a megapixel camera and an MP3 player.
Motorola's music mobile combines a full-featured handset that will appeal to a wide range of users whether they're looking for fun, functionality or the perfect mixture of both.
Apple's newest iPod gets a makeover, adds some evolutionary upgrades, and delivers more bang for the buck. But are these changes enough to make a big splash?
We take a peek at one of Sony's upcoming Hi-MD portable music players, supporting a gigabyte of removable storage thanks to the company's new higher-capacity MiniDisc. Sony's upcoming range of digital music players revamps previous MiniDisc players by introducing Hi-MD media.