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EU Internet czar tweets against SOPA

The European Union's Internet czar on Friday added her voice to resistance to the Stop Online Piracy Act, in an unusually open comment on pending U.S. legislation.

Jan 20, 2012
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New French law on Internet piracy meets skepticism

(AP) -- President Nicolas Sarkozy's governing party rejoiced when it muscled one of his pet projects through the French parliament: an unprecedented law to cut the Internet connections of people who repeatedly download music ...

May 21, 2009
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Swedish Internet firm to delete user data

Swedish telecom supplier Tele2 said Monday it will delete information allowing their customers to be identified, a move police argue could make the hunt for Internet pirates "impossible."

Apr 27, 2009
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Microsoft chief says China piracy very costly

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has said rampant software piracy in China has eaten into his company's revenue in what is soon to be the world's top PC market, a report said Friday.

May 27, 2011
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Netflix unveils Latin America service in Brazil

(AP) -- Netflix launched its movie and TV streaming service in Brazil on Monday, the beachhead for a push into Latin America that is seen as key to the company's continued growth after recent setbacks in ...

Sep 07, 2011
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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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