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$222,000 Illegal Downloading Damages Award Reinstated

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The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated the $222,000 damages award against a woman the music industry says illegally downloaded and shared music online. The legal proceedings brought by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) against Jammie Thomas-Rasset have been going on for six years; originally the RIAA sued Thomas-Rasset alleging she illegally […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

September 19th, 2012 at 6:05 am

ISPs Move Forward on Policing Copyright Infringers

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CNET is reporting that Internet service providers (ISPs) are moving forward with a plan to police online copyright infringement. Although Verizon, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and others had announced the intention to band together to fight piracy a year ago, there had been no further mention of an actual policy until recently — and it […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

March 21st, 2012 at 4:19 pm

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Center for Copyright Information’s “Six Strikes” Plan Against Piracy

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The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has teamed up with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), other media outlets, and Internet service providers (ISPs) to form the brand new Center for Copyright Information (CCI) and tackle piracy with a “six strikes plan.” The gist of the plan is that ISPs will send up […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 11th, 2011 at 12:56 pm