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Judge Denies $10K Default Judgment Against Alleged Pirate

Adult entertainment company Malibu Media recently requested a default judgment of more than $10,000 against an alleged pirate. While the accused man didn’t put up a defense, a federal court in New Jersey denied the request, noting that an IP-address alone is not sufficient evidence. In recent years, file-sharers around the world have been pressured […]

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YouTube-Rippers Infringe Copyright on “Industrial Scale” Says Judge

Following an application by several music industry labels and groups, a judge in Australia ordered local ISPs to block four hugely popular YouTube-ripping sites. The judgement, published this week, contains the judge’s reasoning. Detailing the rights of uploaders and of making copyrighted content available to the public without permission, the document makes for interesting reading. […]