Cyber activists associated with Anonymous and the splinter SonyRecon cell have halted their digital offensive against the PlayStation network.
Trying to legislate against online piracy is pointless, according to a report from the Social Science Research Council. Instead, it says, companies could reduce piracy significantly by cutting prices.
Nintendo is reportedly taking a number of draconian steps to discourage the distribution of unauthorized or altered 3DS games.
Forget about the Green Berets or Marines, because Sony is looking to recruit a crack team of counter-piracy experts. Yes, the corporate suits and ties will likely be tasked with executing legal campaigns (read blitzkrieg) against jailbreakers, modders and hackers.
The notoriously litigious Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has for the first time filed a copyright suit against Hotfile - the first time it's gone after a digital locker service.
Piracy accounts for almost a quarter of internet traffic worldwide, a new study has found.
A tiny group of users is responsible for the great majority of BitTorrent activity, according to Spanish researchers.
A prominent video game developer believes that Sony will ultimately fail to effectively combat so-called "piracy" on its flagship Playstation 3 console.
As part of the ongoing effort to stop online piracy, porn mega company Pink Visual is rethinking its battle strategy.
Intel has confirmed that its Sandy Bridge processor micro-architecture features integrated content protection designed to thwart high-end digital piracy.
"Don't hate the player, hate the game," is the message being transferred to Washington by file hosting website Rapidshare.
Inspired by DNA testing techniques, researchers have developed a way of identifying pirated movies.
A huge file-sharing legal case has been slashed in size, with over 4,400 defendants being let off the hook.
Google's aiming to pick out searches for illegal content as part of a crack-down on copyright infringement.
The world's greatest user of pirated software, China, has announced it is to crack down on piracy by ensuring that all government offices are using legitimate software.
A Bulgarian "anti-Mafia" unit has reportedly raided the headquarters of an alleged piracy site.
If LimeWire - recently shut down for encouraging illegal downloads - is to be believed, it may be issuing a few copyright letters of its own.
Minnesota woman Jammie Thomas-Rassett has been ordered by yet another court to pay the Recording Industry of America (RIAA) for illegally downloading songs, this time being told she must stump up $1.5 million.
A '99 percent complete' version of the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has been released, in an effort to reach accord on how to stop the global trade in pirated goods.
Thousands of internet porn users in the UK have had their personal details leaked online, along with a list of the mucky movies they've downloaded and shared.