Piracy

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Larry Magid: Netflix Up, Pirating Down According to Study

Internet streaming services such as Netflix and YouTube are being used more, while pirating and file sharing is becoming less popular according to a new study on internet traffic.

11/11/2013

(CBS)

3 Fremont Brothers Charged With Illegaly Streaming Bootleg TV Shows, Movies

Three brothers from Fremont have been charged with operating an illegal website that showed bootleg versions of popular TV shows and movies.

06/14/2013

(CBS)

San Jose Man Gets Over 2 Years In Prison For Counterfeiting Movies

A 28-year-old San Jose man who admitted to making thousands of illegal copies of movies was sentenced to two years and three months in prison for criminal copyright infringement.

10/31/2012

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Tech Report: Some E-Book Publishers Removing Anti-Piracy Tool

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the move by Tor Books could have could have a significant impact in the world of e-books.

04/25/2012

Google

Google’s 4Q Lobbying Bill Triples To $3.76 Million

Google’s U.S. lobbying bill more than tripled to $3.76 million in the fourth quarter as the Internet search leader fought proposed changes to online piracy laws and sought to influence a wide range of other issues that could affect its fortunes.

01/23/2012

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Congress Postpones Vote On Piracy Bills

KCBS’ Technology Analyst says Silicon Valley really flexed its muscle to influence Congress’ postponing of voting on two controversial internet piracy bills.

01/20/2012

Anonymous

Tech Report: Anonymous Retaliates For DOJ Shutdown Of File Sharing Site

KCBS’ Technology Analyst reports hacktivist group Anonymous is retaliating against the Department of Justice for their shutdown of megaupload.com, with some takedowns of their own.

01/20/2012

(CBS)

Silicon Valley Congresswoman Leads Charge Against Internet Anti-Piracy Bill

Opponents of anti-piracy legislation recently introduced on Capitol Hill are warning that the bill could be devastating to Internet innovation.

11/11/2011

DVDs

San Jose Man Found With Hundreds Of Counterfeit DVDs

A 23-year-old San Jose man was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of counterfeit trademark when he was allegedly pulled over with more than 800 counterfeit DVDs of major studio releases, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s sergeant said.

06/30/2011

(CBS)

Viacom Appeals YouTube Copyright Ruling

Viacom Inc., a sister company of CBS, is appealing a court decision that San Bruno-based YouTube obeyed copyright laws even though the Internet video site used to show thousands of pirated clips.

CBS San Francisco–12/03/2010

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