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This is Why People Pirate Movies

The graphic above is a chart showing the different experience between a person who pirated a movie and a person who purchased it. It’s one of the best visualizations I’ve seen of why people pirate movies in a long time. Beyond that, I would add that accessibility of the media is the most-common reason for piracy. […]

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Anti-Piracy Chip to Stop PC Piracy

Atari’s Nolan Bushnell give’s a blurb: Speaking at yesterday’s Wedbush Morgan Securities annual Management Access Conference, the Atari founder suggested that game piracy will soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new chip. “There is a stealth encryption chip called a TPM that is going on the motherboards of most of the […]

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Screenshot of iCON Grand Theft Auto 4 (GTA4) Rip Leak

Grand Theft Auto 4 Leaked

Damn… so Kotaku has the scoop that iCON (a ripping group) has gotten their hands on a stolen GTA4 game disk for the Xbox 360, ripped it and leak it onto the net. Apparently folks were posting gameplay movies to GameTrailers and YouTube this morning, I found a few, but they are getting ripped down […]

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4 Indicted from The Pirate Bay

The Local reports that 4 leaders from The Pirate Bay site have been indicted on charges of being accessories to breaking copyright law: Hans Fredrik Neij Per Svartholm Warg Peter Kolmisoppi Carl Lundström While I certainly understand why the US is pressuring Sweden to go after these guys (now that TPB is the biggest BT […]

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