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Major Record Labels to Pay $45 Million for Piracy

http://torrentfreak.com

The major record labels are known for their harsh stance on copyright infringements, which in an ironic turn of events is now costing them millions of dollars. Revealing a double standard when it comes to ‘piracy’, Warner Music, Sony BMG Music, EMI Music and Universal Music now have to pay Canadian artists $45 Million for the illegal use of thousands of tracks on compilation CDs.

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Created by phonon 3 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 13 weeks ago
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US Copyright Group Sues Lawyer for Aiding BitTorrent Defendants

http://www.osnews.com

This particular story hosted on OSNews, a popular site for emerging OS information troubled me so much, I had to create an account here to share this. Evidently, The US Copyright groups suing torrent users for allegedly downloading movies from bit-torrent sites, is now suing a lawyer for providing effective legal defense for Innocent victims of US Corporate hit squads. Evidently, the Legal firm representing Big Media threatened to double the fine of anyone who tries to defend themselves. Is this not the definition of Extortion?

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US government rescinds 'leave internet alone' policy

http://www.theregister.co.uk

"The US government’s policy of leaving the Internet alone is over, according to Obama’s top official at the Department of Commerce."

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Created by stuntmantdave 4 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 7 weeks ago
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