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UK finally makes it ok to rip your CDs, DVDs

If there’s any clearer indicator that the copyright law is falling far behind the pace of modern technological advancements, it’s the fact that the UK has only just made the practice of ripping personally owned digital content from physical media like CDs, DVDs and others, legal. Until now, while the law …

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Copyright law isn’t totally depressing

The internet has given us a lot of great things. We have instant communication with people on the other side of the planet, endless amounts of (mostly) watchable media content, up-to-the-minute news and even methods of circumventing dictator crack downs on expression, that have ended up aiding revolutions. But one …

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Wikileaks outs TPP details, comparable to SOPA

Remember SOPA, PIPA and ACTA? Those three pieces of legislation which the internet and the world at large stood up against because they threatened to inhibit innovation in technology, freedom of speech and access to data? Well now those same concerns are back, but under a new guise: the TPP. …

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Copyright group rips off Piratebay, stuck in catch-22

Pirate Bay

A copyright group has made the fatal mistake of trying to use PirateBay website styling to draw attention to how easy it is to locate legal downloads, as it has placed itself in a position where it either needs to pay The Pirate Bay for infringing on its copyright, or …

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