Piracy

Home Hollywood Director Says Piracy Isn't As Harmful As Most Think

Lexi Alexander finds reasons as to why piracy shouldn't be a problem and why Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde should be out of prison.

Advertising Artists Debate Music Piracy With Times Square Billboard

Indie band Ghost Beach has an ad above the American Eagle store that calls on people to pick a side.

Design 13 Stories You Need To Know Today

Apple announces new iPad, YouTube to get paid channels and using credit cards may cost you extra...links to start your day with.

Syndicated Kim Dotcom Creates A New Megaupload Site

The web entrepreneur shares his thoughts on how his new online portal, Mega, will be different from the old one.

Retail PSFK’S Top Five Stories Of The Week

A social network just for cats and McDonald's changes its name in Australia. We review the best in design, culture, art, fashion.

Innovation UK Police Setting Up Intellectual Property Crime Unit

New measures are aimed at specifically prosecuting copyright infringement.

Luxury Why Piracy Is Perpetuating Plastic Pop

Rockstars such as Noel Gallagher, former frontman of the band Oasis, and Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins explain why digital piracy is actually killing independent music.

Technology How Are Movie Theaters Reinventing Themselves To Remain Relevant?

As the film industry continues to struggle with ways to fend off piracy, theaters rely increasingly on fans desperate to see it first.

Spotify Is Finally Profiting [Headlines]

Spotify's announcement of profits in 2010 might be a sign that the music industry has a chance against piracy.

Advertising New Book Hits #1 On Amazon With the Help of Piracy

A new children's book is already enjoying tremendous success because it was pirated earlier this year.

Technology Netflix Beats Comcast, Pirates With Spectacular Growth

Netflix's DVD delivery and streaming service is on its way to becoming the number one way Americans consume media.

Technology Garry's Mod Turns The Game Against The Pirates

For all the serious cash poured into preventing software piracy through security programs and increasingly complicated DRM, sometimes the simplest methods can be the most effective.

Advertising Francis Ford Coppola Reflects On Risk, Technology & Art

The acclaimed director explains the importance of risks to individual fulfillment and success.

Technology A New Manifesto Claims Piracy Will End if the Industry Adapts

Don't Make Me Steal was born out of a workshop at the Lift11 Conference in early February that featured professionals from various industries discussing how to end piracy the "right way."