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Google Said Only 0.05% of Recent DMCA Notices Were Correct Google has recently submitted comments to a US Copyright Office consultation, giving the DMCA a vote of support, although stressing widespread abuse. The company had to admit that DMCA allows for innovation and agreements with copyright owners, Russia Drafts New Anti-Piracy Law Draft legislation has been passed to the Russian parliament that would force search engines to remove pirate websites from their search results. Company Leaked Oscar Screeners Settled with Movie Studio Warner Bros. has finally settled its case against an agency that “ran a pirate movie platform”. In fact, Innovative Artists ripped the Oscar nominee screeners and streamed them to associates via Google servers. As a result, movies ended up on torrent sites Copyright Trolling Continues in Sweden Back in 2016, Sweden was fighting off the wave of copyright trolls, and now a new one is about to hit the country with cash demands, involving British, German and Danish companies Scammers Sent “Piracy” Fines to Dutch Users Several Dutch Internet users have just received a letter in the mail that asks them to pay a "settlement" to avoid lawsuit over copyright infringement. iPhone 7 Plus May Follow the Fate of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Apple is currently investigating claims that an iPhone 7 Plus exploded due to battery issues. The problem was raised on Twitter, where users have published a video and photos of the damaged phone. New Privacy-Oriented Browser with Built-in Torrenting Welcome Brave – a brand new security-oriented web browser, which also has built-in support for torrent downloading and streaming. US Court Rules that Hosting a Pirate Site Is not a Crime The US Federal Court ruled that the Chicago-based hosting provider Steadfast is not liable for copyright infringement, as it merely hosted an alleged pirate website. The judge didn’t see sufficient evidence to support a secondary liability claim. Facebook Continues Copying Snapchat Features Facebook has long been known for trying to repeat a success of the well-known image-sharing service Snapchat: it has already introduced 2 versions of Stories, attempted 2 acquisitions Search Engines Developed Voluntary Anti-Piracy Code for UK Search giants have prepared to strike a voluntary agreement with the UK entertainment industry and address the appearance of infringing content links in their search results. After roundtable discussions, it was agreed that the code should take effect by this summer.
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