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Supreme Court won’t tinker with ruling giving copyright to the Batmobile

Chad HorwedelThe US Supreme Court is letting stand a lower court ruling that the Batmobile is protected by copyright.The high court's move is a...

Google says it won’t Google jurors in upcoming Oracle API copyright...

Shawn Collins It was just days ago when the federal judge presiding over the upcoming Oracle v.Google API copyright trial said he was concerned that...

Microsoft seeks Comcast subpoena to nab activation pirates

IP address behind thousands of bootleg Windows, Office, Server installations. Microsoft has asked a US court to issue a subpoena to Comcast, in a bid...

Real pirates hack shipping company in targeted cargo raids

Skiff-sailing slimeballs screw shoddy shell Clever pirates have hacked into a shipping company to determine the location of valuable cargo before hijacking vessels in targeted...

Pirates hack into shipping company’s servers to identify booty

Pirates like those shown here aboard a dhow in waters off western Malaysia in January 2006 were using data stolen from a shipping company's...

Google, Oracle setting up jurors to fail in API copyright retrial,...

SeabamirumOne of the tech sector's biggest upcoming trials—Oracle v.Google—careened Tuesday away from the hot-button topic of copyrighting application programming interfaces (APIs) and instead focused...

Real-Life Pirates Hack Shipping Company for More Efficient Raids

Swashbuckling criminals hacked a shipping company's computers in an effort to plan their ocean-based attack. Modern pirates are finding new ways to pillage and plunder...

Hackers Helping Pirates Rob Ships Among Incidents Verizon's Tracking

Ahead of its annual report on data breaches, Verizon has focused on 18 incidents and the lessons that IT security can learn from the...

Oops: Is Kanye West Downloading Software on The Pirate Bay

A screen shot suggests he might have been on the site to download music software. Kanye's prolific tweeting has landed the artist in hot water.It seems...

Disney CEO asks employees to chip in to pay copyright lobbyists

Oh, hey, do you work here? Mickey could use a little extra cash.Loren Javier The Walt Disney Company has a reputation for lobbying hard on...

DRM defeaters defeated? SlySoft ceases operations

In a cryptic message posted on its website, SlySoft, a company that made several applications devoted to defeating DRM schemes, announced that it has shut...

Chelsea Manning denied EFF articles because US Army cares about copyright

Timothy Krause Apparently the US Army is interested in a zealous interpretation of copyright protection, too. According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a Chelsea Manning supporter...