A German court has sentenced the founder of a file-sharing torrent site to almost four years in prison for his involvement in illegal distribution and copyright infringement. Now all they have to do is physically catch him.
People are starting to come around to arguments against online piracy, but that doesn't mean that the problem is going away. A study suggests that people don't know they're illegally downloading because they don't know what piracy constitutes.
With the upcoming release of new domain tags and a shift towards cloud storage, the future of online piracy is looking grim - unless, of course, you're one of the pirates. That's the lesson from a recent movie industry panel in Hong Kong.
The common wisdom has always argued that music piracy means that less music is being legally purchased, but a new report of downloading and purchasing activity by European Internet users is suggesting otherwise.
Pirated TV is a major thorn in the side of TV networks. But Pirates, who say they just want TV on their own terms, are having their way. Can and should something be done to stop the increasingly popular practice of illegal downloading?
Months after a torrent site has closed as the result of a legal challenge from movie studios, those same studios have been told by a British high court judge that they have no claim to any profits generated by the site, despite their content being shared…
Can a website write about and link to file-sharing software without it being an endorsement of piracy and copyright infringement? CBS is arguing that very point now after being faced with an injunction preventing CNET from covering P2P software.
A new report has appeared online, listing the movies and television shows illegally downloaded by workers in the U.S. House of Representatives during October and November last year.
A report from the University of California's Annenberg Innovation Lab claims that Google, Yahoo, and others are helping fund online piracy through advertising – a claim Google says is "mistaken."
Shopping online this Cyber Monday is a little bit safer thanks to an international crackdown on websites that allegedly sought to dupe customers into buying counterfeit goods. But some question whether this type of action by law enforcement violates the…
Though they've been illegal in Japan since 2009, authorities have only now been able to block the import of the infamous R4 flash cart, a device that makes it obscenely easy to pirate Nintendo DS games.
Copyright champion PJ Kuyper of the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation gives us his thoughts on why the decade-long fight over online piracy is far from finished.
An American author realized that his work was being illegally translated into Russian - but instead of stopping it, he reached out to the translator to help.
Switzerland's record as a perfectly calm, benign international citizen is ruined by its appearance on an anti-piracy watch list from Congress today, calling the country a "magnet for rogue sites" promoting copyright infringement.
Major U.S. ISPS are supporting the Copyright Alert System of escalating strikes when Big Content makes piracy accustations. What do you need to know before it arrives?