I guess whatever happened on Download Day in France did not do much to sway the government officials in the country. Last Thursday, April 2, the anti-piracy bill was approved by the authorities. This bill, as I previously mentioned in another post, will cut off the Internet access of those who are caught illegal downloaders. Obviously, the bill has the support of artists but . . .
As if there were not enough deterrents for many people to download legally over the Internet! Now I hear talk of actually taxing people over downloads! This is coming from the governor of New York, David Paterson. His spokesman has released statements to the effect that the governorâ€™s proposal would entail applying four percent tax on any download. This means that if the . . .
New legislation known as Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property or Pro-IP is a new addition for pirates to overcome with stiffer penalties and of course more problems for piracy advocates and promoters. The move is to fight large scale counterfeiting operations that has been plaguing music, video and software industries for quite sometime. The law, if . . .
YouTube is considered to be one of the best sites for sharing stuff on the web such as video, Music video and video logs or simply blogs in video format. From humble beginnings in 2005, when the company was conceptualized by three former employees of Pay Pal it is now considered to be the best way to share video on the world theater. The final deal came when Google purchased . . .
Whether we admit it or not, if we can get away with getting shared codes like serial numbers and cracks for certain software that include operating systems and security software, we will grab it. This is no doubt a form of piracy, but how would the authorities crack the whip on them if they are available on the web? Such has been the everyday issue that software . . .