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Music piracy in Italy was a major criminal activity – it should not be romanticised | Letter
Letter: Let’s not be taken in by fanciful tales that seek to justify or even glorify music piracy, says Enzo Mazza

24, Mar, 2023 @5:47 PM

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‘I was the Spotify of the 1980s!’ The Italian pirate mixtape empire that brought pop to the people
Started from an illegal market stall, Mixed By Erry became Italy’s third biggest record label – until police cracked down. A new film asks whether the founders were heroes or criminals

Giorgio Ghiglione

08, Mar, 2023 @8:38 AM

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One in four Australians sharing their streaming video account, survey finds
Exclusive: Finding comes as Netflix prepares to crack down on users sharing login details outside their household

Josh Taylor

09, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Demand for Japanese manga bucks Australia’s downward piracy trend
With songs and movies readily available on streaming services, illegal downloads have moved to less-available media

Josh Taylor

07, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Risky online behaviour ‘almost normalised’ among young people, says study
EU-funded survey of people aged 16-19 finds one in four have trolled someone – while UK least ‘cyberdeviant’ of nine countries

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

05, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Booker prize winner urges people not to circulate pirated copies of his novel
Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka spent seven years writing The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida, which won the prestigious award on Monday, and asks readers to honour the work put into it

Sarah Shaffi

21, Oct, 2022 @1:11 PM

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‘Embarrassing’: Russia scrambles to copy banned social media platforms
Rossgram, a substitute for Instagram, mocked as Russian PM announces policy of ignoring copyright

Andrew Roth

30, Mar, 2022 @7:33 PM

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Dishoom asks cookbook pirates to donate to charity appeal
After a bootleg of its recipe book was sent to ‘everyone and their nice auntie’, restaurant chain appeals to readers to buy copies or donate to Hospitality Action

Alison Flood

14, May, 2020 @3:38 PM

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UK traffic to film and TV piracy sites up nearly 60% in lockdown
Figures mirror rise in legal streaming, while comedy and family shows thrive on TV

Mark Sweney

26, Apr, 2020 @2:17 PM

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Subscribers to multiple streaming services more likely to also be online pirates: survey
Lobby group says those paying for three or more streaming services are the most likely to illegally download content

Josh Taylor

23, Feb, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Saudi Arabia criticised over pirate TV service 'that airs Premier League'
EU says country has failed to halt BeoutQ, which reportedly also airs La Liga and Serie A

Mark Sweney

27, Jan, 2020 @10:45 AM

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World's football bodies urge Saudi Arabia to stop pirate TV service
Fifa, Uefa and Premier League ask Saudi government to clamp down on beoutQ

Mark Sweney

31, Jul, 2019 @1:09 PM

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