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# filesharing - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Interview: Pirate Party founder on the collapse of ‘parasitic’ record labels
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Interview: Pirate Party founder on the collapse of ‘parasitic’ record labels

Apr 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 11,434 Views 20 Comments

Rickard Falkvinge, who founded the world’s first Pirate Party in Sweden, speaks to TheJournal.ie about copyright laws, digital currencies and how to set up a new political party.

# filesharing - Thursday 16 February, 2012

ECJ says web hosts can't be forced to install anti-copyright filters
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ECJ says web hosts can't be forced to install anti-copyright filters

Feb 16th 2012, 3:11 PM 3,202 Views 13 Comments

In another major piracy-related ruling, the ECJ says a web host can’t be ordered to scan all uploaded files for an infringement.

# filesharing - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Filesharing defendant tells court: 'You can't put copyright on porn'
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From The Daily Edge
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Filesharing defendant tells court: 'You can't put copyright on porn'

Feb 7th 2012, 4:56 PM 10,229 Views 28 Comments

A Californian defendant being sued for illegally downloading a porn film puts forward a novel legal defence.

# filesharing - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

In full: Seán Sherlock's full briefing note on copyright protection
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In full: Seán Sherlock's full briefing note on copyright protection

Jan 25th 2012, 6:31 PM 4,471 Views 30 Comments

This is the text of a full briefing note distributed by Seán Sherlock to members of the Oireachtas this evening.

# filesharing - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Column: Will Ireland block the internet to save CDs?
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# Opinion

Column: Will Ireland block the internet to save CDs?

Jan 19th 2012, 7:30 AM 102 Views 65 Comments

Paul Quigley, co-founder of a site which tracks the sharing of news stories through social media, warns that changes in Irish legislation could shut down any site that ‘interacts’ with the internet.

# filesharing - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Greens urge government to abandon plans for filesharing laws
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Greens urge government to abandon plans for filesharing laws

Jan 17th 2012, 3:45 PM 3,297 Views 35 Comments

The Green Party wants the government to abandon plans which would force ISPs to block access for illegal downloaders.

# filesharing - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Sweden recognises filesharing as an official religion
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# Copy And Paste

Sweden recognises filesharing as an official religion

Jan 4th 2012, 8:36 PM 6,030 Views 26 Comments

The Church of Kopimism – founded by a philosophy student – hopes it members will not be persecuted for their beliefs.

# filesharing - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Government set to legislate against illegal downloading next month
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# Filesharing

Government set to legislate against illegal downloading next month

Dec 20th 2011, 4:22 PM 8,151 Views 82 Comments

The government will issue orders next year which may allow publishers to go to court and stop ISPs from allowing file-sharing.

# filesharing - Thursday 24 November, 2011

European court makes it illegal for ISPs to block blanket file-sharing
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European court makes it illegal for ISPs to block blanket file-sharing

Nov 24th 2011, 4:04 PM 7,744 Views 63 Comments

In what is being hailed by internet providers as a landmark ruling, the European Court of Justice says ISPs cannot ‘filter’ content.

# filesharing - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

UK scraps website blocking plans
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# Media

UK scraps website blocking plans

Aug 3rd 2011, 12:59 PM 210 Views 0 Comments

The UK government will also lift a ban on copying CDs and DVDs for personal use.

# filesharing - Thursday 24 February, 2011