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Israeli Court Lifts Ineffective Popcorn Time Ban
Posted on Monday July 06, 2015

Israeli Internet providers are no longer required to block access to Popcorn Time websites. A District Court has lifted a preliminary injunction arguing that access restrictions are ineffective. The decision is a major disappointment for the local anti-piracy outfit ZIRA, which was also ordered to pay the legal fees of one of the ISPs.

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‘Pirate’ Site Admin Ordered to Pay Hollywood $12.8m
Posted on Monday July 06, 2015

The operator of a forum which linked to Hollywood movies, TV shows, music and software has been hit with a massive claim for damages. After previously being sentenced to one year in jail, the 26-year-old must now pay Hollywood at least $12.8m plus a further $4.4m to a pair of music groups and software giant Microsoft.

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week – 07/06/15
Posted on Monday July 06, 2015

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Mad Max: Fury Road' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Jurassic World.' 'The Longest Ride' completes the top three.

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Pirate Bay Was Worth Doing Prison Time For, Co-Founder Says
Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

A few weeks after his release from Swedish prison, Pirate Bay co-founder Fredrik Neij returned to his home in Laos. Today he shares some thoughts on his time in prison as well as the future that lies ahead. Looking back, Neij concludes that considering the circumstances TPB was well worth doing time for.

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Private Copying and UK Copyright Law – Not Dead Yet
Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

Earlier this month several music industry organizations in the UK won a judicial review which renders the Government's decision to allow copying for personal use unlawful. Following this unexpected decision are UK citizens now breaking the law if they copy their own CDs? How will the fate of the legislation be determined?

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