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Usenet Pirate Received €7,500 Fine for Sharing TV Shows A Usenet uploader will have to pay a fine to Dutch anti-piracy outfit for sharing more than 1,500 TV shows and agreed to stop his activities. Google Dismissed EC Charges over Android The US tech giant has dismissed the European Commission’s charges that Google abused the market dominance of its Android OS to prevent rivals from competing with alternative software and services Google Dismissed EC Charges as “Wrong” The tech giant has responded (in 100 pages) to the European Commission’s statement of objections against Google Shopping, declaring it “wrong on the facts, the law, and the economics”. As a result, Google dismissed the case as just “the interests of a small number of websites”. Movie Streaming Website Sued in the US Fmovies.to has become quite popular worldwide within a few months after its appearance. The copyright owners were also quick to sue the service in a US federal court. CloudFlare Was Ordered to Identify Pirate Website Operators A New York federal court has ordered CloudFlare to identify the operators of Libgen and Bookfi pirate sites, specifying that its help is required to identify the alleged LinkedIn to Be Blocked in Russia According to the court ruling of the Tagansky District Court of Moscow, LinkedIn will be blocked in Russia. The corresponding ruling was handed down following the claim by the Russian Internet Man Who Stole Photos of Celebrities Got Prison Term The hacker responsible for stealing nude photos of female celebrities two years ago has received 18 months in prison. Back in spring this year, Ryan Collins, 36, pleaded guilty to federal hacking charges. European Court of Justice Heard TPB Blocking Case The European Court of Justice has heard a case between the most popular torrent tracker, a Dutch anti-piracy group, and a few local Internet service providers. Talent Agency Accused of Running Pirate Movie Site A movie studio claims that talent agency Innovative Artists infringed copyright by ripping DVD screeners and streaming them to associates via Google servers. Warner Bros. Entertainment accused Australia Keeps Fighting KickassTorrents Clones As you may know, KickassTorrents was shut down this past summer, and its alleged operator was arrested in Poland. However, the fight against its clones and copies continued this week in Australia
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