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Court: Usenet Provider is Not Liable for Piracy

After several years, the appeals court has reached a final decision in the case between anti-piracy group BREIN and Usenet provider NSE. The court ruled that the Usenet provider is not liable for the copyright infringements of its users. However, it also requires the service in question to offer a fast and “effective” takedown procedure.… Read More »

This Is How The UK Piracy Warnings Will Work

Last week news broke that UK ISPs are teaming up with copyright holders to notify Internet subscribers caught sharing pirated material. The plan has been widely covered in the media, but unfortunately fact and fiction are often intertwined. So how scary are these piracy warnings really? Let’s find out. In an effort to curb online… Read More »

Netflix vs. Comcast: Is USENET Next?

The term “net neutrality” is making the news a lot right now and it’s getting a bit muddied with all the PR that’s being put out ahead of new changes in the FCC rules. The basic idea of net neutrality is that your ISP has to be neutral in terms of the levels of service… Read More »