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RomUniverse Aims to Crowdfund Legal ‘Piracy’ Battle With Nintendo

Download portal RomUniverse plans to put up a fight against Nintendo. The site, which the game publisher accuses of brazen and mass-scale copyright infringement, hopes that people will donate money to crowdfund its upcoming legal expenses. Two weeks ago, Nintendo filed a lawsuit against the game download portal RomUniverse. The website, which also allows users […]

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TweakBox Removes ‘Pirate’ Movie Apps Following Legal Pressure

TweakBox, a popular third-party ‘app store’ for iOS devices, has removed several movie streaming apps from its platform. The developers haven’t shared any further details, but the decision comes right after the makers of the film “Hellboy” targeted TweakBox in a subpoena. The removed apps include Popcorn Time, CotoMovies, and MediaBox HD. Apple always carefully […]

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“Legal Options Are a Better Way to Beat Piracy Than Enforcement”

A new article, published in the American University International Law Review, suggests that affordability and availability are the key drivers to decrease piracy. Focusing on the supply-side is more effective than enforcement options such as lawsuits, infringement notices, and website blocking, the researchers conclude. Piracy is an intriguing phenomenon. On the one hand, it is […]