Former chief operating officer of New Music and president of Digital Business at EMI Music Douglas Merrill has caused a lot of controversy in the media when he said that file-sharing is not such a bad thing after all. Since Merrill was also chief information officer and vice president of engineering at Google, and now
Hadopi, the French independent authority responsible with handling the country’s “three strikes” anti-filesharing law has announced that after nine months since the introduction of the anti-piracy model, no individual has received penalties. The organization also summoned 10 web users to explain their online activity in relation to file sharing, the BBC reports. However, the 10
TorrentFreak has published the data they collected with the top 10 most shared movies on BitTorrent for the week ended July 24. All the films included in this chart are DVDrips (unless mentioned otherwise). No change to the first two contenders of the chart this week and not many changes altogether. While ‘Source Code’ and
The service paid $115,000 for the new domain name ‘Minus.com’ Earlier this year we introduced you a new service called Minus – a cloud-based, smart, clear-cut file sharing platform where users can upload and share all types of files including videos,music, images, documents etc in a very simple, attractive and efficient way (and for free).
The case of “the file-sharing mom” has become notorious worldwide mainly because the fine which defendant Jammie Thomas-Rasset was ordered to pay to copyright owners for sharing 24 songs online was simply ridiculous – initially $1.92 million then slashed to $1.5 million last year. Now recently Judge Michael Davis further slashed the fine to $54,000