British student can be extradited to US over website
A British student who created a website allowing people to watch films and TV shows for free can be extradited to the the US to answer copyright infringement allegations, a court ruled Friday.
1.5-million-dollar verdict in US music piracy case
A US jury has ordered a Minnesota woman to pay 1.5 million dollars for illegally downloading 24 songs in a high-profile digital piracy case.
Feds shut down Megaupload.com file-sharing website (Update)
One of the world's largest file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company executives were charged with violating piracy laws, federal prosecutors said.
LimeWire file-sharing service shut down by US court
Popular online file-sharing service LimeWire was shut down by a US federal court on Tuesday following a lawsuit filed by the music industry.
TV startup shakes up US broadcasters with court win
A startup whose business model is based on tiny antennas receiving over-the-air television for online viewing by subscribers has put the US broadcast industry on the defensive.
Washington Post launches news aggregation site
The Washington Post Co. launched a news aggregation website on Wednesday called "Trove" that allow readers to customize the news around their interests.
Some file-sharing sites drop the sharing
Caution is spreading among popular file-sharing services known for letting users circulate pirated Hollywood content.
Indicted Megaupload founder opens new sharing site (Update)
Indicted Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom launched a new file-sharing website that promises users greater privacy and defies the U.S. prosecutors who accuse him of facilitating massive online piracy.
Pirate Bay co-founder arrested in Cambodia
A co-founder of top Swedish filesharing site The Pirate Bay, who is on an international wanted list, has been arrested in the Cambodian capital at Stockholm's request, police said Sunday.
Decision on Google library likely to change publishing indelibly
Google has been busy. The Internet giant has been copying and storing millions of the world's out-of-print and out-of-copyright books in a vast online archive. It could all be just a mouse click away from your computer screen ...
Swedish Pirate Bay appeals trial wraps up
Defence lawyers wrapped up an appeals trial Friday of three founders and a financier of Swedish filesharing site The Pirate Bay, demanding that their clients' earlier guilty verdicts be overturned.
Child porn, ID theft drive record cyber crime in Japan
Internet crime in Japan jumped to a new record last year, led by ID theft and database attacks, child pornography posts and copyright violations, the national police agency said Thursday.
Time zone database has new home after lawsuit
The organization in charge of the Internet's address system is taking over a database widely used by computers and websites to keep track of time zones around the world.
Facebook, Google oppose US online piracy bills
Internet heavyweights Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo! joined ranks on Tuesday to oppose legislation in the US Congress intended to crack down on online piracy.