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FCC’s “Net Neutrality” Shot Down by Appellate Court

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The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has struck down a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) order to Comcast requiring so-called “net neutrality,” the equal treatment of all Internet content by service providers.

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Written by Michelle Fabio

April 7th, 2010 at 11:18 am

Copyright Infringements Alleged in Mass Movie Downloading Suit

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The US Copyright Group has been busy filing lawsuits against at least 50,000 people accused of downloading and therefore allegedly infringing on the copyrights of independent films through the popular BitTorrent service.

While some cases have already settled out of court, others continue, leaving movie downloaders to wonder whether they could be next.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the fledgling company began considering such lawsuits when its lawyers

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Written by Michelle Fabio

April 1st, 2010 at 9:38 am