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Trade group lists top 10 pirated software

The Software & Information Industry Association released its annual Anti-Piracy year in review this week, noting that it reached its largest piracy settlement yet in a case against Florida Benchmark – which was found using... More...

Group Wants To Destroy Scientology

An anonymous group of hackers, 100,000 strong, fittingly known as "Anonymous," has declared war on the Church of Scientology. This is taking place as of right now. Their websites are down, their phone lines are... More...

AT&T Considers Joining Google's Wireless Group

Phone-company AT&T is reportedly talking to internet search giant Google about joining its mobile-phone software alliance. According to an interview on Friday with Ralph de la Vega, chief executive officer of the AT&T's wireless unit,... More...

SCO Group files for bankruptcy

The SCO Group Inc., licenser of the Unix operating system, filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, drained by unsuccessfully filing lawsuits claiming its software code was misappropriated by developers of the open-source Linux operating system. The... More...

Video game industry group names new president

The Entertainment Software Association, the U.S. video game industry's trade association, has announced Michael Gallagher will take over presidential duties at the association later in May. Gallagher was the chief telecommunications and policy adviser to... More...

DRM group vows to fight bloggers

According to the Advanced Access Content System copy protection body, bloggers "crossed the line" when they published a software key, capable of circumventing the digital rights management technology encryption on some HD-DVDs, on thousands of... More...

Ban DRM, Says Norwegian Group

Norway's liberal party, Venstre, approved a resolution seeking to limit technologies, such as DRM, that limit how consumers can use and distribute legally purchased digital music or software. Venstre demands changes to current copyright legislation... More...

Gamers get political action group

Calling itself the Entertainment Consumer Association (ECA), the new non-profit advocacy group is forging itself a place in gaming history. Based in Connecticut, the ECA's mission is to give a political voice to gamers in... More...

New Group to Standardize Digital Music Data

In an effort to better track digital music sales, several big-name record companies, digital music services and music rights agencies have founded a consortium called Digital Data Exchange. The purpose of DDEX (pronounced "dee-dex") is... More...

Group, Dell launch anti-spyware campaign

A prominent Internet safety organization and leading computer-maker Dell Inc. launched a campaign Friday to help consumers fend off "spyware," software that can cause sluggish computer performance or popup ads and secretly monitor the activities... More...

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