Archive for 2012/05/14
Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline in Britain to offer in-flight mobile phone calls, texts and web access in the airPosted: 2012/05/14 in Education / Awareness, Mobile tech, New Business Models, Stats / reports
The Russian based “Pirate Pay” startup is promising the entertainment industry a pirate-free future. With help from MicrosoftPosted: 2012/05/14 in Copyright, Education / Awareness, Enforcement, Illegal File Sharing, Stats / reports, Tech Evolution
the developers have built a system that claims to track and shut down the distribution of copyrighted works on BitTorrent. Their first project, carried out in collaboration with Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures, successfully stopped tens of thousands of downloads.
Hollywood, software giants and the major music labels see BitTorrent as one of the largest threats to their business.
Rick Falkvinge (aka Dick Greger Augustsson or Dick W. Augustsson) Rallying The Mob Against Copyright IndustriesPosted: 2012/05/14 in Copyright, Education / Awareness, Legislation, Litigation, Public Policy, Stats / reports
Don’t ever accept the resigned position that the copyright industries determine law. They don’t. They’ve gotten away with wishlists because politicians haven’t cared. They do care when tens of thousands of people make noise, and we can do that. We know absolutely well that we’re capable of that and much more.
If the copyright industry collapses – who cares?