Surfthechannel.com owner has been sentenced for four years prison by the UK authorities for the copyright infringement. Anton Vickerman, 38, founder of Surfthechannel, is the first British citizen in the United Kingdom who got this prison for running pirated content website.
Technology has been advancing at an amazing pace and a necessary evil of this progress is that we have to do away with a lot of outdated technologies to attend to newer ones. Today, as online video streaming gains traction and immense popularity, DVD is finally breathing its last.
Piracy is a crime regardless of how much or how less it affects a business. A new joint study done by the University of Minnesota and Wellesley College has shown that BitTorrent piracy has actually not been negative for the U.S. box office sales. The new study has found that there is no link between availability of movies on BitTorrent and in-theatre movie releases. There are also cam releases and DVS screeners for free on the Internet.