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Calif. OKs Anti-Spyware, Swapping Laws

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed separate legislation designed to combat spyware and the illegal online swapping of copyright material. One bill requires people who share movies, videos and recordings on file-sharing services to provide... More...

Oops! They're swapping again

Illegal music downloading could be making a comeback, according to market researchers who note a surge in the use of peer-to-peer services. The NPD Group, an independent market research firm, reported on... More...

File swapping news floods in

Firstly, an interesting story at CNN about the return of Napster, except in a legalised form - heres a snip : "Once the scourge of the music industry, Napster had at its peak... More...

Microsoft says no to P2P music swapping

In an e-mail sent on Thursday night by Microsoft to the company's 50,000+ employees, three senior Microsoft executives warned that peer-to-peer (P2P) networks used for sharing files raise "significant legal, public policy, and security concerns."... More...

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