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UK Police Accused of Using Hackers to Access Emails It became known that British watchdog is investigating allegations that a secretive Scotland Yard unit may have used hackers to access the private emails of hundreds of protesters. Google Apologized for Extremist Ads after UK Pressure It turned out that Google Europe publicly apologized over placing ads next to extremist content only after it was “read the riot act” at a Whitehall summit Facebook Launched New System to Fight Fake News As promised, the social media giant is already rolling out its third-party fact-checking tool to combat fake news, which will alert users to “disputed content”. Back in late 2016, Court Asked Google to Name People Searching for Fraud Victim The search engine has been served with a search warrant requiring Google to hand over personally identifiable information on people from a particular town who have searched for a particular name. Google Europe Apologized over Extremists’ Ads Matt Brittin, head of Google Europe, has publicly brought his apologies to consumers and advertisers over the problem of online ads appearing next to extremist content. However, Spotify Will Restrict Free Access to Latest Releases 50 million Spotify users who now listen music for free will be unable to access new tracks from some top artists. The service has announced a major change, which would see making some music available only to paying customers. Extremists Earned $300,000+ from Google Ads Added: Monday, March 20th, 2017
Category: Bit Torrent Freedom > The Industries Of Records, Gaming, Software, Movies
Tags: ISP, Download, BitTorrent, MPAA, RIAA, copyright-infringement, file-sharing, Torrenting
Experts believe that extremists and hate preachers have made at least $318,000 from ads for household brands and government departments placed alongside their YouTube videos. In the meantime, Google is estimated to have earned about $150,000 from advertisers for providing a tool that enables to place the ads against the content. Typical eBook Pirate A recent survey, commissioned by anti-piracy company Digimarc, has revealed that people illegally downloading ebooks are normally aged between 30 and 44 and have a household income of $60,000-$99,000 Spinrilla Promotes Music of RIAA Labels Several RIAA labels filed a piracy lawsuit against a popular hip-hop mixtape website and app Spinrilla, but the latter claimed that it uses a piracy filter suggested by the labels, and pointed out that many of the allegedly infringing works were promoted because RIAA members asked it so Scandal around Greek Anti-Piracy Group AEPI, a well-known Greek anti-piracy and royalties group, has found itself in a deep crisis after the government-sponsored investigation found irregularities in its accounts. Ernst & Young discovered AEPI didn’t pay over 42m euros owed to content creators, while not forgetting to pay themselves – for example,
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