News tagged with software piracy

US launches IP trade probe of Ukraine

The United States announced Thursday an investigation of alleged officially sanctioned intellectual property theft in Ukraine, a move which could result in trade retaliation by Washington.

dateMay 30, 2013 in Business
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Harry Potter breaks e-book lockdown

(AP) -- The Harry Potter books are finally on sale in electronic form, and they have a special magical touch to them: In a break with industry practices, the books aren't locked down by encryption, which means consumers ...

dateMar 27, 2012 in Other
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Mozilla resists request to remove Firefox tool

Mozilla, the non-profit developer of the Firefox Web browser, is holding off on complying with a government request to remove a software tool meant to circumvent federal efforts at curbing Internet piracy.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Internet
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China announces new crackdown on product piracy

(AP) -- China's government announced a new crackdown Tuesday on rampant illegal copying of products from software to music that is adding to tensions with Washington and other governments over trade and currency complaints.

dateNov 30, 2010 in Business
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