As in most of the world, copyright laws in South Korea have been steadily improving in the past several years, especially as they relate to artists' rights. Indeed, the country's system has been praised as one that actually works, with Village Roadshow's Co-Chief Executive Officer Graham Burke referring to its approach of using education, pricing, and availability incentives as . . .
From the Archives: Harvard Professor: Downloading Fair Use
Peer to peer downloading is BIG. We all know that. Music companies know that. Video companies know that as well. Yet is the activity really criminal? It is really worth pursuing a p2p downloader in court? This is what is happening today, and the case of Joel Tenenbaum, the 25-year-old American facing charges from Sony BMG and other, is a perfect example. Tenenbaum is . . .
If you are new to downloading and are looking for a good place to download stuff, one of the best places to go is download.com. They are a safe and secure place to get freeware, shareware and adware. Not to mention that they are usually up to date on the latest software that computer users love. They have almost everything! They have games of all sorts as well as music. They . . .
Pirate Bay Going Legit
Can you believe it? The Pirates are crossing over to the other side â€“ the legitimate side. I am sure that you heard all that ruckus about Pirate Bay in the first half of this year. Every downloader in the whole world must have had their eyes glued to their computers following the developments on the Pirate Bay issue. Now, it seems that the pressure has gotten to the . . .
Woman Convicted Of Illegal Downloading
Youâ€™ve all heard the news by now. Jammie Thomas-Rasset, a 32-year-old woman from Brainerd, Minnesota was found guilty of downloading music illegally on peer to peer networks. The court fined her a crazy amount of $80,000 per song she downloaded. Summing that all up, her total fine is a ginormous $1.9m! I donâ€™t think that anyone (unless youâ€™re Bill Gates) will have . . .