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Google drops US lobby group over climate change lies

Google has announced that it is distancing itself from a US based lobby group known as the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which the search giant claims has lied about climate change in order to further its own agenda in politics. ALEC describes itself as a group that hopes to: …

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British ISPs continue blocks against Pirate Bay proxies

As file sharing has evolved over the past decade, the efforts of lobby groups and studios to stop it have done so too. Back in the day the technique of choice was to sue individual downloaders and uploaders, but that’s time consuming and ultimately has little effect on the number …

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Piracy lawsuits are a big money sink for the lobby groups

If you’re a media lobby group like the BPI, MPAA, RIAA, FACT or any of the numerous others dotted about the globe, then you get the majority of your funding from studios paying you to be their digital piracy watchdogs. However, there’s another method of drumming up the Christmas bonuses …

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