Steal This Show S04E03: ‘Printing A New Reality’, with Cory Doctorow
Today we bring you the next episode of the Steal This Show podcast, discussing renegade media and the latest decentralization and file-sharing news. In this episode we talk about the 'copyfight,' censorship, and the future of the Internet with Cory Doctorow, sci-fi author and co-founder of Boing Boing.
Wrongfully Accused ‘Pirate’ Wants $62,818 Compensation
A Utah man, who was previously accused of pirating a movie through BitTorrent, wants the filmmakers responsible to pay his legal fees. The lawsuit in question was filed last year by the makers of the movie Criminal. After the defendant fought back the case was dropped voluntarily, leaving him with an expensive legal bill.
Vodafone Blocks Libgen Following Elsevier, Springer & Macmillan Injunction
An ISP in Germany says it is required to block access to Libgen, a huge online repository of free books and academic articles. Vodafone says that publishing giants Elsevier, Springer, and Macmillan obtained an injunction from the Munich Regional Court in July, one that will prevent users from accessing the service directly.