Embed All the Pirated Video You Want Because It's Totally Legal

A few months back, porn studio Flava Works and the MPAA launched a legal campaign against site myVidster to outlaw the embedding of videos that weren't uploaded with the permission of the copyright holders. Specifically Hypothetically, you could be punished for posting an old N*Sync video to you blog that wasn't… » 8/03/12 9:32am 8/03/12 9:32am

The ISPs Are About to Take a Harder Stance Against Piracy

According to Cnet's Greg Sandoval, internet service providers such as AT&T, Comcast and Verizon are working with media groups such as the RIAA and MPAA to adopt stricter anti-piracy policies which gradually increase the consequences for illegally downloading and distributing copyrighted material. » 6/23/11 10:59am 6/23/11 10:59am

Former RIAA Lobbyist Now Handles File Sharing Cases as a Federal Judge

While many judges around the country are throwing out file sharing lawsuits on account of questionable or faulty arguments, DC federal judge Beryl Howell just recently allowed three cases filed by copyright holders to proceed. What makes it intriguing is that she used to be a former RIAA lobbyist. » 3/28/11 10:40pm 3/28/11 10:40pm

Nokia Wins First Strike Against Apple With Official ITC Investigation

In the adorable he said/she said that is the Nokia-Apple patent spat, the ITC has begun its official investigation of Apple. So what? The ITC has the power to ban the sale of Apple products in the US, that's what. » 1/26/10 2:58pm 1/26/10 2:58pm

Nokia Moves To Ban Apple Imports, Apple Moves To Ban Nokia Imports

First Nokia sued Apple. Then Apple sued Nokia. Last week, Nokia went to the International Trade Commission and requested a ban on the import of infringing Apple products. Today, Apple asked ITC to ban the import of infringing Nokia products. » 1/16/10 6:23pm 1/16/10 6:23pm

Large, Goliath-Sized Apple Tells Small, David-Sized School to Stop…

Apple is again flexing its immense legal muscle today with a threat of legal action against a small Vancouver Island business school over the use of the Apple logo. The tiny Victoria School of Business and Technology » 11/02/08 2:30pm 11/02/08 2:30pm, which may remind some of a certain Biblical character named David, adopted the Apple-esque logo in…

RealNetworks Sued for DVD Copying Software That Nobody Wanted Anyway

Almost reflexively, six studios have filed suit against RealNetworks for their brand-new DVD copying software. RealDVD, as it is (was?) called, was tepidly received » 10/01/08 6:15am 10/01/08 6:15am on account of crippling DRM which only allows for viewing of a ripped DVD on one PC, precluding the portability that might account for someone wanting to…

The RIAA May Be Forcing Laptop Manufactuers to Disable Stereo Mix…

After a frustrating few months of searching for a solution to the audio problems he encountered while ripping on-screen video with his Dell laptop, a ripten editor discovered that others were experiencing the same issue-and that the problem was not confined to Dell laptops. Apparently, the lack of a sound card Stereo… » 7/07/08 7:20pm 7/07/08 7:20pm