I'm no buccaneer, and I'm not trying to hornswaggle anyone, but I would like to hang the RIAA from the yardarm.
Are there any significant US organizations similar to Piratbyrån? [more inside]
How can I cover my filesharing tracks? [more inside]
My wife and I set our Netflix account to show only PG-13 and below, but now we can't watch shows like The Rockford Files or Sherlock Holmes or even Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew Mysteries (!), because they're not rated (NR). Is there a whitelist feature we can use, or something like it? [more inside]
Is there a technological reason that the RIAA and MPAA only go after tracker sites and not people downloading torrents?
With the recent legal action against Isohunt, I would like to understand the tech and privacy of torrents better. Is there a technological reason that the RIAA and MPAA only go after tracker sites and not people downloading torrents? [more inside]
Are movie studios inserting beeps into movies shown at cinemas to spot which cinemas have lax security? [more inside]
Help me deduce some of the clues for what movies get what movie ratings. (NSFW language inside.) [more inside]
What is the difference (legal or otherwise) between "decoding" and "decrypting?" [more inside]
If I run an open wireless access point using DHCP, is there a way for anyone to identify which PC or device in the IP range is receiving or sending traffic? If I run a shared connection and someone does something unlawful, is it my problem or theirs? [more inside]
Have American movie ratings, specifically the PG rating, gotten somehow weaker over the years? [more inside]
I'm looking for a complete or brief history of downloading. [more inside]
Has anyone written about what a world without (or with very limited) intellectual property rights would be like? Alternatively, are there other models for encouraging creativity without IP rights? [more inside]
LegalFilter: after reading an editorial I'm trying to decided if I should be outraged over parts of the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005 or not. [more inside]
I know that the RIAA has sued users of certain P2P networks like Kazaa, with mixed results. I'd like to know if there are any other examples of companies or agencies suing individuals for alleged copyright infringement...(like maybe the MPAA going after people on BitTorrent or something.) [more inside]