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Online Store Can Sell ‘Used’ Ebooks, Court Rules

Added: 2014-07-24 18:02:10 - By TorrentFreak
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A Dutch marketplace for second hand eBooks is being allowed to continue operating after the Amsterdam Court dismissed complaints from book publishers. The Court ruled that "Tom Kabinet" operates in a legal gray area which requires further investigation. Meanwhile the used eBook business is booming.

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Pirate Bay Launches Mobile Site, Teases More Expansions

Added: 2014-07-24 16:10:06 - By TorrentFreak
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The Pirate Bay just launched a mobile version of the site, the first major design overhaul in nearly a decade. The "Mobile Bay" is the first in a series of expansions which will include separate TV, music and movie sites plus a dedicated RSS portal.

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Online Store Can Sell ‘Used’ Ebooks, Court Rules

Added: 2014-07-23 18:02:10 - By TorrentFreak
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A Dutch marketplace for second hand eBooks is being allowed to continue operating after the Amsterdam Court dismissed complaints from book publishers. The Court ruled that "Tom Kabinet" operates in a legal gray area which requires further investigation. Meanwhile the used eBook business is booming.

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The UK Did *NOT* Just Decriminalize File-Sharing

Added: 2014-07-23 11:00:43 - By TorrentFreak
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All it took yesterday was a single article to trigger off a tidal wave of copycat reports across dozens of sites including the mainstream RT.com. Just to be absolutely clear - Britain HAS NOT decriminalized file-sharing and to suggest otherwise only puts people at unnecessary risk. File-sharing remains ILLEGAL in the UK, guaranteed.

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Vuze Releases Leap, a Simple and Lightweight Torrent Client

Added: 2014-07-22 22:34:15 - By TorrentFreak
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The makers of the popular file-sharing software Vuze have released a brand new BitTorrent client. Vuze Leap is a dummy-proof application with a simple interface, which uses minimal resources. According to the company there is a massive demand for a clean and straightforward BitTorrent client.

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Megaupload Wants to Freeze MPAA and RIAA Lawsuits Until 2015

Added: 2014-07-22 18:45:28 - By TorrentFreak
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Megaupload's legal team has asked the federal court of Virginia to place the cases filed by the music and movie companies on hold till April next year. The request comes after the extradition hearings of Kim Dotcom and his colleagues were postponed in New Zealand.

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Torrent Sites Stay Blocked Long After World Cup Ends

Added: 2014-07-22 14:34:06 - By TorrentFreak
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Legal action taken against hundreds of torrent, streaming and other file-sharing sites has far exceeded its stated aims. After blacking out the sites across several ISPs, FIFA affiliates hoped that piracy of the World Cup would be reduced. But weeks after the tournament ended the sites remain blocked with no sign of a retraction.

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Six Android Piracy Group Members Charged, Two Arrested

Added: 2014-07-22 11:07:34 - By TorrentFreak
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Three federal indictments have been unsealed in Georgia revealing charges against six former members of three Android piracy groups. The United States Department of Justice says that the men are charged with intellectual property offenses related to the illegal distribution of millions of copyrighted apps.

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Google Targets ‘Pirate’ Searches to Promote Legal Content

Added: 2014-07-21 20:12:49 - By TorrentFreak
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Google is promoting legal movie services to people who search using piracy related keywords such as torrent, BitTorrent, DVDrip and Putlocker. In what appears to be a bid to steer pirates on a straight course, prominent ad banners are placed above search results, pointing people to Google Play, Netflix, Hulu and other video platforms.

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Mail.ru Blasts Italy For Site Blocking Without Transparency

Added: 2014-07-21 13:41:04 - By TorrentFreak
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Mail.ru, Russia's fifth most popular domain, has blasted Italy for the blockade of its site on copyright grounds. The Internet giant says that it wasn't informed of any problems and was given no opportunity to engage. The censorship shows that some countries lack a "clear, transparent process for resolving conflicts", Mail.ru said.

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