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Chinese Spy Sentenced to 4 Years in Jail Su Bin, 51, admitted participating in the hacking of US defense secrets and has been convicted to almost 4 years in jail. The Chinese businessman was accused of participating in a scheme by Chinese military officers to obtain sensitive Russia’s Facebook and a Music Label to Reach a Settlement According to reports, the Russian social networking giant VKontakte might conclude a licensing deal with Universal Music. VK has been involved in legal action with the music label after failing to tackle user piracy EC Filed Another Antitrust Charge against Google The EU regulator has filed an antitrust charge against Google’s AdSense advertising business, accusing the company of abusing its dominance in search to benefit its own advertising business. AdSense is known to be Google’s main revenue stream. The European Commission also reinforced another charge against Romania Seized Leading Pirate Website Domain The country with the fastest average Internet connection speeds in the region has intensified its anti-piracy efforts, with the government seizing the domain of one of the most popular streaming websites New Digital Currency Backed by Social Media Grew 10-Fold in Value Steem is one of many digital currencies around these days – the only difference from many others is that it is backed by the social media website Steemit. The currency soared 1000% YouTube Flooded with Fake Pirate Movies YouTube is again under pressure from the copyright owners, but this time with a quite unexpected claim. The video streaming service is under attack for allowing its users to upload Torrent Spam Forced Torrent Search Engine Shut Down BTDigg, a well-known torrent search engine, was offline for a few weeks. Now the site partially came to life and blamed spam torrents for the sudden shutdown. The operators of the site, which discovers new FTC Investigates Ashley Madison: 1 Year after Hack The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is currently investigating Avid Life Media (ALM), the company that owns a hacked extramarital dating site Ashley Madison. The 2015 hack saw the entire membership MegaUpload Will Relaunch in 2017 A few days ago, Kim Dotcom revealed that he was going to launch yet another cyberlocker. Now he reveals more details into the new service, and it seems that rather than a cold start, MegaUpload 2.0 will deploy the original MegaUpload user database. Kim Dotcom confirmed that a brand new Game of Thrones Pirates Targeted by Scammers ISPs around the globe are being bombarded with fake DMCA warnings and settlement demands. The scammers are pretending to represent various copyright owners, including HBO,
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