News tagged with digital piracy

US suspends embassy account on Vietnam website

(AP)—The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi has deactivated its account on a popular Vietnamese website that's full of suspected pirated music and Hollywood movies. The U.S. had used the site to promote American values, including respect ...

Nov 28, 2012
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Dutch court: service providers block Pirate Bay

(AP) -- A court in The Hague, Netherlands has ordered Internet providers to block the The Pirate Bay website or face large fines, a ruling that means accessing the Swedish-born site directly will soon be impossible for most ...

May 10, 2012
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Paramount to add 500 films to YouTube rentals

(AP) -- YouTube and Paramount Pictures have reached a deal to make nearly 500 films available to rent online, even while their parent companies continue to feud over a $1 billion lawsuit.

Apr 04, 2012
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Hong Kong freezes $42 mln in Megaupload raids

Hong Kong Customs officers have raided offices, domestic premises and luxury hotel suites as part of a worldwide FBI Internet piracy investigation into file-sharing site Megaupload.com.

Jan 21, 2012
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US lawmakers to push for online piracy bill

Democratic and Republican members of the US Congress pledged Monday to pass legislation that would give US authorities more tools to crack down on websites engaged in piracy of movies, television shows and music and the ...

Apr 05, 2011
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