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Web Blackout: Wikipedia closes for 24 hours, protests anti-piracy law

Web Blackout: Wikipedia closes for 24 hours, protests anti-piracy law

Wikipedia joins other websites in protesting against the proposed legislations in the US called Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECTIP (PIPA)

January 17, 2012 2:08
 

Piracy in Q3 2011 at record high

Pirates attacked a record number of ships worldwide in the first nine months of 2011, but are making off with fewer vessels due to better policing by international naval forces, a maritime watchdog said on Tuesday.

October 18, 2011 4:41
 
Pirate Threat Costing Billions

Pirate Threat Costing Billions

CNN's Zain Verjee looks at the emotional and financial costs of piracy on the high seas.

April 6, 2011 2:16
 
Business of… Piracy

Business of… Piracy

Arrgghh, matey! Kipp takes a look at the modern version of an ancient seafaring crime: Piracy. Who’s behind it, what do they do, and how much do they make?

February 6, 2011 4:21
 

Piracy costs global economy $7-12 bln a year-study

Piracy costs global economy $7-12 bln a year-study.

January 14, 2011 10:03
 
Drama on the high seas

Drama on the high seas

Piracy, long romanticized in the land of fiction, is back in the real world. And the modern truth is a lot less appealing than the historic fantasies.

June 7, 2010 4:56
 
Crackdown on the plagiarists

Crackdown on the plagiarists

Following attempts to tackle the severe piracy problem in the Middle East, copyright holders are now turning their attention to a new battlefront: that of preventing the wholesale theft of material by plagiarists.

January 19, 2010 3:07