Copyright: whos really to blame for illegal music downloads?

Copyright: whos really to blame for illegal music downloads?
In this age of torrents and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing, the entertainment industry has taken the biggest hit. Users want data. Some are happy to pay for it – as we just saw with the massive release of Adele's new album 25 – but most are happy …
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German court dismisses music website blocking cases
Gema wanted Deutsche Telekom to block access to the 3dl.am website, and the music companies wanted O2 to block access to goldesel.to, part of P2P music file sharing network eDonkey. Deutsche Telekom welcomed the ruling that potential website …
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Brief: Funding Circle Raises £150M on its First Day Listing on London Stock
Funding Circle Taking Over the World P2P lender Funding Circle's peer-to-peer trust raised £150M in London Stock Exchange listing yesterday, reported The Telegraph's Rebecca Burn-Callander. The Funding Circle SME Income fund allows the company's …
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Wirecard launches payment service, looks for partners
German vendor Wirecard launched an NFC-based payment service for Android smartphone users in four European countries: Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Belgium, while also looking for partners, including operators, for the service. The new …
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Marketplace lending set for lift-off
Marketplace lenders in France, Germany, Italy and the UK should also make further inroads in Europe, while China will remain the largest market for online lending platforms in the Asia-Pacific region. The legal and regulatory landscape will likely …
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