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Britain Decriminalizes Online Piracy

copyright-bannerWhile American companies are still attempting to charge and sue digital pirates into oblivion, Britain is moving to a more progressive system that’s built on the basis of the old adage that you can attract more flies with honey and vinegar. Starting in 2015, Britain is introducing the Voluntary Copyright Alert Programme (VCAP) that will decriminalize copyright policy.

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Obama Administration Considering Making Streaming a Felony

stop-sopa-headerA part of the defeated SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) legislation has been recommended to make a return to Congress to become law.

The Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force issued a report last week recommending the implementation a part of SOPA that would make the illegal streaming of copyrighted works a felony.

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Game Dev Tycoon Fights Piracy with Irony

game-dev-tycoon-piracyDid you get a pirated copy of Greenheart Games’ new Game Dev Tycoon game? Struggling massively to make money in your simulation? That’s not bad game design or even a bad crack. That’s something that Greenheart did to teach game pirates a lesson.

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