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CNET Targeted By the RIAA Over Software that Could be Used to Infringe

If software is being distributed on your website that would be theoretically used to infringe copyright, does that make your website liable for any copyright infringement? The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) seem to think so and have targeted CNET’s download.com.

BSA Admits Calculated Losses Due to Swedish Software Piracy Entirely Hypothetical

It’s another blow to the studies that are put out by the industry to highlight the problems of piracy – one of the studies published by the Business Software Alliance to highlight the problem in Sweden is apparently “built on flat fees and estimates”. In other words, they effectively gave an educated guess.