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Racing Sim Site Forced to Remove Unlicensed Formula 1 Mods

Fans of Formula 1 sim racing games have suffered a major setback as RaceDepartment, a site that serves as a content nexus for a great number of racing sims, has taken down a large number of…

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YouTube Create Team to Deal With Takedown Mistakes

YouTube is known as much for its community content as it is for the paid content it wants to introduce. Community content can be anything from the cute cat playing piano video to an action packed music…

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Microsoft Details Takedown Requests in Expanded Transparency Report

  Microsoft launch their new transparency website yesterday, bringing together all their existing transparency reports, including the Law Enforcement Requests Report and U.S. National Security Orders Report. The website also includes a new transparency report that…

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‘Pixels’ Copyright Notices Removed the Studio’s own Trailer

Pixels is an atrocious video game-themed movie and less endearing than a swarm of angry wasps. The film has gained notoriety for its sheer incompetence and it has received an astonishingly low score of 18% on…

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Twitter Sued Again for Failing to Comply with Takedown Request

It has happened before that someone sued Twitter on the grounds of failing to remove copyrighted material upon request and now it is happening again. This time it is the award-winning photographer Kristin Pierson that has…

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Microsoft May Have Stopped ‘Halo Online’, but Modders Won’t

Microsoft announced the free-to-play closed-beta Halo Online title last week, having it be restricted to players in Russia. The modding community did not agree with the company’s decision to lock the title to a specific region,…

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Anonymous’ Strike against ISIS Has Begun

Well known hacktivist group Anonymous may attract split opinions about their actions, but I think we can agree that their latest campaign is a good one. A couple of weeks ago the group announced that they would…

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Google Updates Search Algorithm, Demotes Piracy in Favour of Legal Content

We’ve all been told time and time again that the internet has the capacity to be the Wild West of all digital content, potentially harming the back pockets of media groups and movie studios. Google today…

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Reddit Censors Links to Celebrity Photo Hack

In a controversial move, Reddit’s CEO Yishan Wong offered a blog post explaining as to why the company rarely takes down “morally objectionable or otherwise inappropriate” subreddits – all whilst the site took down /r/TheFappening and…

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Record Labels Embarrass Themselves, Take down Kim Dotcom’s Own Album

In a twist of irony, the music industry group IFPI has sent not one, but two separate take down notices to MEGA about Kim Dotcom’s own album, Good Times. In one of the instances they were…

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Google Wins against German Publishers

Google has won a victory in Germany where a handful of publishers tried to force Google to take down access to their articles. A regulator handed Google Inc. a victory on Friday as it said it…