Category Archives: Copyright

09 F9 11 02 9D 74 E3 5B D8 41 56 C5 63 56 88 C0

Word on the street is that this number is the key to cracking HD-DVD’s. I couldn’t possibly comment.

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Petition against copyright extension

The Open Rights Group are preparing a petition for presentation to Tessa Jowell campaigning against the music industry proposal to extend copyright on music recordings from 50 years to life plus 70 years.

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Is music worth it?

Today The Register reports how Danish courts have ruled that an ISP (Tele2) must make best efforts to prevent people accessing allofmp3.com. Power corrupts, but commercial power within the music industry seems to corrupt absolutely. In this day and age … Continue reading

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Blame it on the provider

The music industry today revealed its latest cunning plan to quash the evil music sharers. In this article a group calling themselves The Association of Independent Music annouced they are campaigning to make ISP’s middle men in delivering music to … Continue reading

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Headlines for allofmp3.com

Following up to my previous blog on the BPI throwing their toys out of the pram about allofmp3.com, today the story made the headlines with Matt Phillips being interviewed on BBC News 24. I was surprised to see he’s a … Continue reading

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Premiership football from abroad

I’ve never been much of a football fan, it strikes me as an elitist sport where the richest side wins and the supporters don’t give a damn that their team consists of nothing but foreign players. That’s my personal opinion, … Continue reading

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Paid for your music download? Not enough!

Quoted from this article: Britons using bargain music download website allofmp3.com have been warned that they are breaking the law. Record industry trade association the BPI said consumers were breaking UK copyright law because allofmp3.com was not licensed to sell … Continue reading

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IPTF on Piratebay

The IPTF (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) have this to say on the subject of Piratebay. The international recording industry today hailed action by the Swedish police to shut down The Pirate Bay, which claims to be the world’s … Continue reading

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BBC article on Piratebay

Not much new in the Piratebay case, but the BBC now have an article about it on their news website. According to a police statement it’s normal to confiscate computer equipment to obtain technical evidence without any need for proof … Continue reading

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Piratebay Raided

I have been an admirer of Piratebay for some time now. Based in Sweden they have been giving the US music and film industry grief for years by being one of the worlds largest BitTorrent Tracker sites. They didn’t host … Continue reading

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