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Megaupload can appeal evidence ruling in New Zealand Supreme Court

New Zealand's Supreme Court on Thursday granted Megaupload leave to appeal a ruling that denied it access to evidence the U.S. government holds.

France should soften Internet 'three strikes' law, says gov't report

France should stop cutting off the Internet access of those accused of illicit file sharing, and close down the agency that polices online copyright breaches, according to a government-commissioned report.

BitTorrent partners with Cinedigm for first film promotion

BitTorrent explores feature film distribution, opens file-syncing project to the public.


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The Pirate Bay switches domain to Greenland

In a bid to avoid Swedish authorities, the file-sharing site changed its domain from Sweden's .se to Greenland's .gl.


The simple, practical way to share a Dropbox folder

Karen uses Dropbox, and wants to share files with people who don't have--or want--a Dropbox account.

Torrent site IsoHunt loses copyright-infringement lawsuit appeal

MPAA hails court ruling on the copyright-infringement case that involved the file-sharing site.


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The Pirate Bay admits to North Korean hosting hoax

Did the Pirate Bay really find safe haven in a North Korean (Internet) port? Of course not, the site said this morning—yesterday's hosting news was nothing more than a not-so-elaborate prank.

ISPs roll out six strikes program this week

This week, the five major Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the U.S. will roll out the Copyright Alert System (CAS), also known as the six strikes program.


The Pirate Bay timeline

Here is a short history of The Pirate Bay and its founders.


Peter Sunde, co-founder of The Pirate Bay, reviews his past; ponders his future

The Pirate Bay file-sharing site celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Peter Sunde has spent nearly a third of his life keeping it alive.