BOB HOPE

A Man Who Wore Google Glass To Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Was Interrogated By Homeland Security

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An Ohio man who wore Google Glass to a Jack Ryan screening was questioned by Homeland Security agents for almost three hours.

#BREAKING BAD

And The Top 10 Most Pirated Television Shows Of 2013 Were…

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"Game of Thrones" and "Breaking Bad" were the most pirated television shows of 2013. The rest of the list may surprise you.

AMC

Vince Gilligan Says Piracy Helped ‘Breaking Bad’ Kinda Sorta Etc. Etc. Etc.

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In a recent interview, "Breaking Bad" showrunner Vince Gilligan discussed the positive and negative aspects of Internet piracy.

TORRENTS

Netflix Uses Piracy Websites To Determine Which Shows To Purchase

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Illegally download something, and it might come to Netflix.

music industry

Google Hilariously Sticks It To The RIAA In A New Report

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Google is doing its level best to stop piracy... and also trying to tell the RIAA that piracy isn't the problem.

#AMAZON

‘Game Of Thrones’ Makes The Case That Piracy Certainly Doesn’t Hinder Success

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'Game of Thrones' is simultaneously the most pirated AND most purchased series of the year.

Big Bang Theory

Here Are The 10 Most Pirated TV Shows Of Spring 2013

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Unsurprisingly, according to <a href="http://torrentfreak.com/top-10-most-pirated-tv-shows-of-the-season-130622/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter">Torrentfreak</a>, Game of Thrones was the most pirated TV show of the spring (March through June), averaging about 5.

CENSORSHIP

The Center For Copyright Information Gets Its Status Revoked

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The Center for Copyright Information is no longer a company because apparently, they can't be bothered to fill out forms.

drm

Greenheart Games' Anti-Piracy Stunt Reveals Some Depressing Piracy Stats

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Greenheart Games pulled a hilarious trick on pirates... but it yielded some troubling results.

give the people what they want

Music Industry Discovers That Giving Consumers What They Want = Less Piracy

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Amazingly, giving the consumers exactly what they want on their terms has meant consumers like paying for music again.

BAD IDEAS

‘Six Strikes’ Plan To Stop Pirates Easily Avoided With A ‘Business-Class’ Connection

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The upcoming "six strikes plan" implemented by the entertainment industry and ISPs has one rather hefty and wide loophole.

PIRACY

Pirates Have Been Reselling Android Apps On The BlackBerry Store

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The five remaining BlackBerry users are about to get some very bad news about the app store.

PIRACY

Megaupload Shutdown Actually *Hurt* Box Office Revenues. Kind Of.

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A new study argues that shutting down Megaupload may have actually hurt box office revenues for some films.

hollywood

Switzerland’s Pro-Piracy Stance Means It’s On A Congressional Watchlist

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Switzerland is now officially a "bad country" according to Congress because it isn't saying what Hollywood wants to hear.

hbo go

Just As Many People Illegally Downloaded 'Game Of Thrones' As People Who Watched It On HBO

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<a href="http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/06/hbo-says-no-for-now-to-fans-who-want-a-web-only-option/">Much has been made</a> about HBO's unwillingness to make it's streaming service, HBO GO, available to people who don't have HBO cable subscriptions, largely because such a move would spark the wrath of Big Cable.

FRANCE

People Hate French Films So Much They Don't Even Want to Steal Them

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/3410470754_f7c5a4fb68.jpg"></a>Gaumont is a major player in the French film industry, which means.

ECAD

Brazilian Anti-Piracy Group Alleged To Be Robbing Artists Blind

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One of the problems with the RIAA's constant complaints about piracy and how it hurts the artist is that it's an advocacy group for an industry that its own artists aren't necessarily big fans of.


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