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U.S. piracy crackdown nets 50th conviction

A U.S. Department of Justice crackdown on online piracy (Operation FastLink) has recorded its 50th felony conviction, the agency announced. Christopher E. Eaves, 31, of Iowa Park, Texas, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for... More...

Crackdown DLC sneak peeked?

Though Crackdown was released in February, the only in-game content to be released for the sandbox shooter actually hit Xbox Live Marketplace before the game was in stores. Developer Realtime Worlds hasn't kept the fact... More...

China begins crackdown on Internet porn

The Ministry of Public Security in China is launching a six-month campaign to crackdown on cyber strip shows and sexually explicit images, stories and audio and video clips. The communist government encourages Internet use for... More...

Song sites face legal crackdown

Thanks DCrad for this submission. The music industry is to extend its copyright war by taking legal action against websites offering unlicensed song scores and lyrics. The Music Publishers' Association (MPA), which represents US sheet... More...

Half-Life 2 Warez Crackdown

If you are seriously considering downloading Half-Life 2 through illegal means, do expect quite a fight from Valve Software. The following is a response from Gabe Newell when being addressed on the topic of pirated... More...

EU in Piracy Crackdown

The European Parliament has passed an anti-piracy law, covering everything from handbags to music downloads. The final vote on the EU Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive took place in the European Parliament... More...

Corporate IM'ing crackdown

Well, it seems that my company would rather employees make expensive international calls than use IM while at work. Like many organisations they are choosing to kick IM clients into touch due to ongoing networking... More...

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