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Meganomics | Media Piracy | The American Assembly As last week’s arrest of Megaupload owner Kim Dotcom emphasized, the main character in the SOPA/PIPA debate is the foreign thief.
Takedown Piracy Removes Five Millionth Copyright Infringement Posted Nov 21st, 2011 12:15 PM CHATSWORTH, Calif. —Takedown Piracy has reached an impressive milestone with the announced removal of its five millionth copyright infringement of digital content. Infringements include an assortment of movies, photos, artwork and text from clients ranging from mainstream movie producers and athletes to video games and adult entertainment producers. Takedown Piracy is pleased to offer protection from piracy to global producers of digital content.
Authorities Shut Down Ukraine’s Largest File-Sharing Site Ex.ua Following a six month investigation initiated by international tech companies including Microsoft, Graphisoft and Adobe, Ukrainian authorities have shut down the popular file-hosting site Ex.ua. The police confiscated 200 servers on which more than 6,000 terabytes of data was stored. The Ex.ua raids follow less than two weeks after US authorities ordered the shutdown of another file-hosting service, MegaUpload. With millions of users, Ex.ua was one of the most visited sites in the Ukraine.
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