File-sharing websites have a new unwelcome guest – an android Trojan disguised as an app which when people download it tells them to stay away from downloading illegal copies of software, The Inquirer reports. The app in question is a version of Walk and Text available for legal purchase at the Android Market. The bogus
Yesterday we were discussing just what a relief is to see judges no longer carrying on that easily with file-sharing cases that lack substantial evidence produced by copyright holders (which made it all the more upsetting when former RIAA lobbyist turned federal judge recently allowed such cases to proceed) . Denmark has followed in the
Over the last years, file-sharing lawsuits have become instruments of threat and making money for copyright holders. However, this situation began to change as an increasing number of judges started to see right through the poor, weak arguments they have been presented with by record and movie industries against individuals, services and companies. Hence, the
The rumors that BT plans to launch a not-for-profit music download service have been confirmed by the UK internet service provider. The company hopes through this service to make its customers quit the habit of using illegal file-sharing networks. BT’s music service will follow the subscription model but no details regarding pricing have been revealed.
The music industry’s habit of blaming file-sharing for everything and when anything goes wrong with respect to sales, it’s becoming nauseating. But the more it complaints, the more it lacks credibility especially since studies proving it inaccurate are pouring in. Another one comes from London School of Economics and (again) shows things in a different