The decision was made after evidence showed the amount of torrenting by Dutch users had not gone down
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Wednesday 23 February 2011
Another internet billionaire?
Friday 28 January 2011
Friday 21 January 2011
American singer Ke$ha's debut release "Tik Tok" was the biggest-selling digital single in the world last year. It sold 12.8 million copies – three million more than Lady Gaga's "Poker Face", which topped the chart in 2009.
Monday 17 January 2011
Thursday 06 January 2011
Saturday 01 January 2011
Amazon is is enabling readers of electronic books to lend digital copies of their favourite titles to their friends, in an effort to bring one of the key social aspects of reading to its Kindle device.
Friday 17 December 2010
Thursday 18 November 2010
It's a mystery as unfathomable as any phenomenon at Hogwarts. How did the first 36 minutes of the new Harry Potter film leak on to the internet?
Thursday 28 October 2010
File sharing websites were dealt a huge blow last night when a judge in New York City pulled the plug on LimeWire, the music-sharing website used by as many as 50 million users, issuing a permanent injunction forcing it to go offline, probably for good.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
Lime Group, whose LimeWire software has allowed people to share songs and other files over the internet, received a federal injunction to disable key parts of its service.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
Friday 23 July 2010
Jon Venables confessed he is aroused by images of children being abused as police confronted him with his crimes, it was revealed today.
Monday 21 June 2010
Jon Venables, one of the killers of toddler James Bulger, has been charged with downloading and distributing child pornography, it can be reported today.
Friday 28 May 2010
Folk music and videogames might not seem like good bedfellows but that hasn’t stopped one singer-songwriter from combining the two.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
More than two million indecent internet images of children were circulated by 100 child sex offenders convicted in the past 20 months, an NSPCC investigation found.
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