Lawyers from the MPAA and several major studios blame Google for creating problems with piracy.
Google is taking a harder stance on piracy-related apps, and recently removed a number of Pirate Bay apps from the Play store.
In a move that can only be seen as a logical progression of piracy, smartwatch faces are looking more and more luxurious. Big brands are none too happy.
Scott Walton admitted to distributing pirated copies of Android mobile apps.
Theaters refuse to show a movie that was scheduled to be released on Netflix at the same time it hit the theaters.
MPAA believes that forcing ISP’s to block web-sites can stop piracy.
Rightscorp CEO believes that there should be no oversight.
Piracy became a stampeding snowball too big for anyone to control, despite all the attempts. Can Google really stop it? They sure are onto something.
The number of Flappy Bird clones highlighted just how prevalent the practice of copying successful games is. But where is the line between copying and pirating? How serious is the problem and what is being done?
Over the last few years, the US Justice Department and US Homeland Security have been seizing various websites through charges of criminal copyright infringement with questionable tactics and disputed legal authority.