$1 Amnesty for Pirated Software

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Microsoft has reached a deal with Indonesia over the tens of thousands of pirated versions of Windows programs used in government departments. Ministers said Microsoft had agreed an amnesty under which a...

RIAA drops amnesty program

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The Recording Industry Association of America has pulled the plug on a controversial program that offered file sharers amnesty from the group's legal campaign to stop the unauthorized swapping of music files over the Internet....

UK police moot paedo hard disk amnesty

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UK police are mulling over launching an interesting initiative in which paedophiles can avoid a court appearence if they offer themselves and their hard drives up for counselling and erasure/destruction, respectively. According to the BBC,...

RIAA sued for amnesty offer

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A day after the Recording Industry Association of America filed a slew of lawsuits against alleged illegal song swappers, it became the target of legal action over its own "amnesty program." California resident...

Amnesty offer for music file sharers

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The recording industry is expected to announce as early as next week an amnesty program for people who admit they illegally share music files across the Internet, promising not to sue them in exchange for...

Amnesty blows the horn on MS, Sun, Cisco

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Human rights group Amnesty International has fingered a handful of tech companies that allegedly have sold products used in government censorship of Internet speech in China. In a report released Tuesday, Amnesty...

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