Poll shows 1 in 3 Brits believe piracy is "acceptable"

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Microsoft have today published a report on attitudes towards software piracy. Timed to coincide with the second reading of the Digital Economy Bill, the report reveals that piracy is rampant in both homes and workplaces across the UK. The poll…

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Warner Brothers looking for 'anti piracy intern' or 'cyber grass'

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The war on copyright infringers has just stepped up another notch. Global entertainment giant Warner Brothers have placed an advert for a £17,000-a-year job at their London headquarters for an "Anti-Piracy Intern". The job will involve scouring message boards, issuing…

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BT slams government's plans to tackle illegal file sharers

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Dealing with online piracy has often been a bone of contention between operators and the government, but since the plans laid out in the Digital Economy Bill were announced, disagreements has stepped up a notch. Now BT's chief executive Ian…

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