Part 3 of the republication of my meta-analysis.
Part 2 of the republication of my meta-analysis.
In May of 2012, a series of studies was published on ZeroPaid by me in response to a study that suggested file-sharing was causing a decline in the entertainment industry. The meta-analysis garnered a huge response back then, so I am happy to republish my work here on Freezenet for those who missed it back […]
File-sharing litigation has continued to be a trend in 2015. This is in spite of the fact that such activities don’t produce any real tangible effects in overall market and file-sharing trends.
A company working on behalf of Voltage Pictures has recently litigated more alleged copyright infringers. This time, the movie they are suing fans over is the film “The Company You Keep”.
Canadian firm Dawn Riding Films Inc. has filed a lawsuit against 193 BitTorrent users who it accused of sharing the 2012 remake film Dawn Rider.
Earlier, Rightscorp was accused of sending mislead demand letters through the Canadian notice-and-notice system. Now, it seems the Canadian government has stepped in and told companies like Rightscorp to stop sending misleading demand letters.
Earlier this week, the Canadian notice-and-notice law took effect. Now, it seems that copyright holders are sending legal threats which contain false information about the legal reality in Canada.
While a lot has been happening between India censoring websites, file-sharing porn cases proceeding through courts in the US, and UK ISPs hijacking browser sessions, Canada has quietly seen new copyright laws come into effect.
Last week, Swedish BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay, was shut down. While the hope for anti-piracy organizations was that the shut down would have a major impact on copyright infringement, it turns out, but an anti-piracy tracking company’s own statistics, this was absolutely not the case.