Intellectual Property

House to Take up Anti-Piracy Bill in February

The House of Representatives will resume work next month on a controversial bill aimed at stopping online piracy of movies, music and other content, a leading lawmaker said on Tuesday.

SOPA, PIPA Blackout: How to Use Wikipedia Jan. 18 Plus 6 Other Things to Know

Wikipedia initiated a blackout Wednesday, Jan. 18, in protest of the anti-piracy bills SOPA and PIPA. SOPA and PIPA are two Congressional bills meant to halt the illegal copying and sharing of movies and music on the Internet, among other aims. However, major Internet organizations -- such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing -- claim the bills will hinder their operations.

Wikipedia Threatens Anti-SOPA Blackout for 24hrs: Do not Harm Open Internet

Wikipedia, the world's most popular free online encyclopedia, has declared a shutdown of the English language version service for 24 hours worldwide, beginning at 12:00 A.M US Eastern Time on Wednesday, January 18 to protest against SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (the Protect Intellectual Property ACT).

Wikipedia to shut for 24 hours to stop anti-piracy act

Wikipedia, the popular community-edited online encyclopedia, will black out its English-language site for 24 hours to seek support against proposed U.S. anti-piracy legislation that Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said threatens the future of the Internet.

Wikipedia to Shut for 24 Hours to Stop Anti-Piracy Act

Wikipedia, the popular community-edited online encyclopedia, will black out its English-language site for 24 hours to seek support against proposed U.S. anti-piracy legislation that Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said threatens the future of the Internet.

Wikipedia Blackout January 18: 5 Things to Know About the SOPA, PIPA Protest

Wikipedia will initiate a blackout on Wednesday, Jan. 18, in protest of the anti-piracy bills SOPA and PIPA. SOPA and PIPA are two Congressional bills meant to halt the illegal copying and sharing of movies and music on the Internet. However, major Internet organizations- such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing - claim the bills will hinder their operations and they are ready to protest.

Wikipedia to Shut for 24 hrs to Stop Anti-piracy Act

Wikipedia, the popular community-edited online encyclopedia, will black out its English-language site for 24 hours to seek support against proposed U.S. anti-piracy legislation that Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said threatens the future of the Internet.

Wikipedia to Shut for 24 Hours to Stop Internet Bill

Wikipedia, the popular community-edited online encyclopedia, will black out its English-language site for 24 hours to seek support against proposed U.S. anti-piracy legislation that Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said threatens the future of the Internet.

Zappos Hacked: Top 5 Notorious Hacks of All Time

Zappos, the online shoe and apparel retailer, urged its customers to change the password to their accounts, amid fears a cyber attack on the company's servers may have compromised names, e-mail and billing addresses, phone numbers and the last four digits of the credit cards of their 24 million customers.

White House Casts Doubt over Anti-Piracy Legislation

White House officials raised concerns on Saturday about online piracy legislation pending in Congress that Google and Facebook have decried as heavy-handed and Hollywood studios and music labels say is needed to save U.S. jobs.

White House Casts Doubt on Fate of Anti-Piracy Legislation

White House officials raised concerns on Saturday about online-piracy legislation pending in Congress that Facebook and Google Inc. have decried as heavy-handed, but that Hollywood studios and music labels say is needed to save U.S. jobs.

Struggling Kodak Film Group Split up; Shares Soar

Eastman Kodak Co announced a new business structure on Tuesday that divides its film group into its two other business units as the once-iconic photography company tries to refocus as a digital company to help fend off financial difficulties.

NinjaVideo co-founded sentenced to 22 months for piracy

Hana Amal Beshara, the co-founder and public face of pirate website NinjaVideo.net, has been sentenced to 22 months in prison for conspiracy and criminal copyright infringement, U.S. Attorney Neil H. MacBride, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton announced Friday morning.

Motorola Mobility Warns of Q4 Revenue Shortfall

Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc warned that its fourth-quarter 2011 revenue would miss Wall Street expectations as it was weighed down by tough competition and legal expenses in what is usually the best quarter of the year.

Symantec: Parts of Antivirus Source Code Exposed

Symantec Corp, the top maker of security software, said hackers had exposed a chunk of its source code, which is essentially the blueprint for its products, potentially giving rivals some insight into the company's technology.

Symantec: Parts of Antivirus Source Code Exposed

Symantec Corp, the top maker of security software, said hackers had exposed a chunk of its source code, which is essentially the blueprint for its products, potentially giving rivals some insight into the company's technology.

Digital Music Service Grooveshark Sued by EMI

Grooveshark has been sued by the large record company EMI Group Ltd, which accused the popular digital music service of paying no royalties since entering a licensing agreement to stream music nearly three years ago.

Titanic Items to be Sold A Century After the Disaster

Who is not fascinated by the story of Titanic, the ship that sank on 15 April 1912? The tragic incident that claimed more than 1500 lives has fascinated every generation, from the time it occurred. For those who want to get a closer peek into history, here is your chance.

Digital Music Service Grooveshark Sued by EMI

Grooveshark has been sued by the large record company EMI Group Ltd, which accused the popular digital music service of paying no royalties since entering a licensing agreement to stream music nearly three years ago.

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