News tagged with internet piracy

Wikipedia, Google protest US antipiracy proposals

(AP) -- January 18 is a date that will live in ignorance, as Wikipedia started a 24-hour blackout of its English-language articles, joining other sites in a protest of pending U.S. legislation aimed at shutting down sites ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Internet
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White House concerned over online piracy bills

(AP) -- The Obama administration raised concerns Saturday about efforts in Congress that it said would undermine "the dynamic, innovative global Internet," urging lawmakers to approve measures this year that balance the ...

dateJan 14, 2012 in Internet
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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 the United States.

dateSep 07, 2011 in Business
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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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Chinese writers accuse Baidu of stealing

Dozens of popular Chinese writers have accused search engine giant Baidu of infringing their copyright and branded it a "thief" in the latest claims of piracy against the company.

dateMar 16, 2011 in Internet
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