The Pirate Bay to Turn Tables, Sue International Music Industry

Oh, Pirate Bay. You know just what to do to get people's attention, you rabble rousers. In February, The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI; essentially, the international RIAA) went to court and got Danish ISP Tele2 to block access to the famous BitTorrent tracker. It now appears that the… »4/16/08 12:40pm4/16/08 12:40pm

Europe Says Net Banning Is a Violation of "Civil Liberties and Human Rights"

The European Parliament voted on anti-piracy bill that would boot persistent "file-sharers" off of the net, at the last minute shooting down that particular measure. More importantly, it added an amendment that said the European Union and its member countries should "avoid adopting measures conflicting with civil… »4/11/08 11:20am4/11/08 11:20am