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Grooveshark gets kicked out of the Android Market

Google has removed Grooveshark from the Android Market. The move, which comes many months after Apple kicked the music app from its App Store, has to do with (what else?) accusations from several top music labels that Grooveshark violates copyright law. It's unclear whether Google plans to also remotely remove the app from Android smartphones on which it's already been installed, something that...

New anti-piracy software scans and blocks illegal content from displaying on your monitor

A few days ago there was a smattering of reports on NEC's new pirate-detection software. In essence, this software scans the original content and creates a digital signature for each and every frame. The signature is very small (only 76 bytes) and can then be compared against videos on sites like YouTube or Vimeo. NEC touts an accuracy of 96% and only five false-positives per million. But...

ZipTorrent aims to muck up your downloading experience

Most of the time when we tell you about a new BitTorrent client, we're highlighting some new feature that will make it easier for you to download large files. Legal files only, of course. ZipTorrent takes a step in the other direction. Torrentfreak reports that there's been some movement by anti-piracy groups looking to clog up the peer-to-peer pipes, although it's unclear whether the name...