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Aaron Swartz’s Reputation Put To The Test

An article published by Chris Ruen of the SeattleWeekly was the starting point of a heated dispute. The author claims that “copyright and the first amendment coexisted for 200 years”, but is this true...

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Monday, February 25th, 2013 Net News No Comments

U.S. Court Asked to Release Megaupload Search Warrants

More than nine months have passed since Megaupload’s servers were raided by the U.S. Government. All this time Megaupload’s 1,103 servers have been gathering dust at Carpathia Hosting in the United States. After initial...

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 Net News No Comments

Google Says It Won’t ‘Manually’ Review YouTube Vids for Infringement

YouTube videos playing on the Guggenheim’s exterior Photo: NYCphotos-flickr / Flickr Google-owned YouTube on Thursday corrected a statement it made the day before, and now says the company will not manually review copyright-infringement claims...

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Thursday, October 4th, 2012 Net News No Comments

Candidate for Maine State Senate attacked over Warcraft character

Flyer posted on mainegop.com. Maine GOP The Republican Party of Maine has revealed that Democratic State Senate candidate Colleen Lachowicz has a secret life that she's been hiding from voters. Drug use? A...

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Thursday, October 4th, 2012 Net News No Comments

MPAA Chief Says SOPA, PIPA ‘Are Dead’

MPAA Chairman Christopher Dodd. Photo: Ariel Zambelich/Wired Former Sen. Christopher Dodd, now chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America, said the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act aren’t going to be floated...

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 Net News No Comments