Reddit’s Piracy Subreddit Is Purging a Decade of Posts
The /r/piracy subreddit is deleting all posts older than six months after allegedly being alerted to an overwhelming amount of copyright complaints.
Music Industry Sues Major ISP In Bid to Kick Pirates Offline Permanently
If the music industry has its way, accused pirates could be kicked off the internet permanently based on what’s often flimsy evidence of guilt.
A Scammer Used YouTube’s Copyright System to Ransom Creators
By submitting fake copyright “flags” a scammer demanded hundreds of dollars via Paypal or Bitcoin and even managed to get past YouTube’s anti-abuse team.
Once Again, Activists Must Beg the Government to Preserve the Right to Repair
The excruciating DMCA section 1201 exemption process is upon us again, and the right to repair tractors, cars, and electronics is at stake.
Facial Recognition for Porn Stars Is a Privacy Nightmare Waiting to Happen
The underlying tech being used by Pornhub could one day be used by more nefarious actors to identify amateur and unwitting porn models.
This Is the First Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Filed Against a Pepe Meme Maker
The defendant will suggest to a federal court that her appropriation of Pepe is protected on "religious grounds as a Kekistani."