Can British ISPs agree to collect data on repeat filesharers?
The often-uneasy relationship between British ISPs and creative industry bodies like the BPI could be in for a few more bumps in the weeks ahead.
September 2, 2013
AT&T wins patent for real-time piracy detection on its network
Nobody wants to be the bad guy in consumers' eyes when it comes to piracy: rightsholders (mostly) don't want to take pirates to court individually, while ISPs have long tried to avoid kicking filesharers off the internet.
July 15, 2013
Dutch research tracks filesharers’ buying habits
Filesharers buy more music than non-filesharers – we've seen plenty of evidence of that, although to what degree the filesharing spurs their purchases remains a source of argument.
October 19, 2012
Label Nuclear Blast abandons All Shall Perish filesharer pursuit
Nuclear Blast is keen to explain why it decided to seek details of filesharers in the first place: for "people to be aware that the peer-to-peer file sharing is illegal and hurts the bands and record companies they love…...
July 24, 2012