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Legal iTunes download scuppers leading torrent operator

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The FBI has collared Ukranian Artem Vaulin, the man believed to be behind KickassTorrents (KAT) – the world’s biggest purveyor of torrent files. If Vaulin is convicted, there could be major implications for the illegal downloading of music, movies and TV shows. Ironically, Vaulin’s identification as KAT’s supremo came about… Read more »

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Ever wondered why patent insurance is so hard to find?

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Use WiFi at work, in your home, at a coffee shop or in a hotel room? Innovatio IP, a patent troll who recently acquired a porfolio of patents relating to WiFi usage, believes you’re violating one of its patents. Although the company is not considering suing individuals at this point,… Read more »

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File-sharing portal loses landmark case

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FTD, The Netherlands’ largest Usenet community, has recently lost a court case against Dutch anti-piracy outfit BREIN resulting in a landmark decision. FTD, who were hoping that their operations would be deemed legal, were found to be in breach of copyright laws and not because they actually hosted or linked… Read more »

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