Study Shows Piracy Losing Premium Ad Revenue

Among the standard responses to any proposal to mitigate online piracy is an insistence that it just cannot be stopped.  Perhaps not entirely. But it […]

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Turkewitz: What to Make of “Unearthed” EU Piracy Study

Everybody loves a scandal, even though sometimes where there’s smoke there’s just more smoke.  German politician Julia Reda (MEP), the sole member of the Pirate […]

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Enough With the Legal Theories About Piracy

When it comes to enterprise-scale piracy, it would be great if those who advocate its existence would just make simple declarations like, “I want free […]

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Malware Suggests Search Plays a Major Role in Piracy

Image by stefanocar75 Copyright holders have long insisted that search results play a substantial role in driving users toward pirate sites.  Google and piracy advocates have generally […]

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Cyberattack Effect in China Reveals Flaw in Piracy Logic

This month, computers around the world fell victim to what experts have called the largest cyberattack on record. Known by its name “WannaCry,” the ransomware* […]

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