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File-Sharing Service isoHunt Illegally Fosters Piracy, Appeals Court Says

A federal appeals court rules that the popular BitTorrent file-sharing service and its related websites violate U.S. copyright law and are on the hook for hefty monetary damages. The decision by a three-judge panel...

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Thursday, March 21st, 2013 Net News No Comments

The Pirate Ship Is Under Heavy Attack

Not long ago, the Swedish Pirate Party was forced to cut all connection with The Pirate Bay. As a result, the black ship sailed to the friendlier shores of Norway. But this didn’t solve...

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Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 Net News No Comments

Are patent pools the solution to smartphone lawsuits?

Two years ago, Dolby subsidiary Via Licensing started getting together with companies that would be interested in creating a "one-stop shop" for paying for patents that cover LTE, or Long-Term Evolution, a newer, faster...

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 Net News No Comments

Samsung says it patented iPhone’s best features before Apple did

The Samsung Complex in Gangnam, Seoul Korea. KoreaBrand-01 SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA—The gargantuan Apple v. Samsung trial isn't just about Apple's claims that Samsung copied its flagship products. After it was sued, Samsung used...

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 Net News No Comments

John Clancy Denies ACTA CETA Connection, But Criticism Persists

After the leaking of the IP chapter of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), officials were once again on the defensive. They denied that Internet spying (one of the most contentious issues...

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Thursday, July 12th, 2012 Net News No Comments