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  1. 12-23-03 Music Industry Piracy Subpoenas Illegal (
      "A federal appeals court in Washington told the record industry Friday it could no longer issue subpoenas to track down and sue alleged file swappers." 12-03

  2. -12-01-08 A Pirate's View on How Piracy Started (CNN News)
      "Boyah said that the piracy began because traditional coastal fishing became difficult after foreign fishing trawlers depleted local fish stocks. Traditional fishermen started attacking the trawlers until the trawler crews fought back with heavy weapons. The fishermen then turned to softer targets." 12-08

  3. Fighting Piracy on the Land (
      "But Gates made it clear that the real solution isn't on the high seas. Instead, it's back along the Somali coast in the impoverished villages and towns that the pirates call home. 'As long as you've got this incredible number of poor people and the risks are relatively small,' he said, 'there's really no way in my view to control it unless you get something on land that begins to change the equation for these kids.' "

      "Responsibility for changing that equation belongs to the new U.S. African Command (Africom), set up 18 months ago to help provide security to permit the rebuilding of shattered nations like Somalia. But don't look for quick action." 04-09

  4. Fighting Piracy: Coordination Still Missing (
      "Led by France and the U.K., Europe's fight against piracy off the East African coast has been a major priority, and considerable naval assets have been supplied. France, Britain and other European nations have co-authored U.N. resolutions authorizing force to combat Somali pirates. And France, Britain, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands have all contributed ships alongside the U.S. to the Combined Task Force 150, whose mission includes preventing piracy off the Horn of Africa." 04-09

  5. Lockup of Hardware on Microsoft's XP Version (ZDNet)
      Describes the conditions under which Microsoft's XP version of Windows or Office will lockup in order for Microsoft to prevent piracy of the software. If many changes are made to your computer hardware, it may cause your system to suddenly lockup. In order to get it to unlock, you will need to get a one-time 44 digit code from Microsoft and also use your original CD to install the fix. 6-01

  6. Pirates (
      "Maritime piracy, according to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) of 1982, consists of any criminal acts of violence, detention, or depredation committed for private ends by the crew or the passengers of a private ship or aircraft that is directed on the high seas against another ship, aircraft, or against persons or property on board a ship or aircraft. Piracy can also be committed against a ship, aircraft, persons, or property in a place outside the jurisdiction of any state." 04-09

  7. -01-18-12 Wikipedia Black Out to Protest Pending Legislation (New York Times)
      "The user-created encyclopedia is one of a number of Web sites that temporarily closed at midnight Wednesday to publicize their belief that provisions in two Congressional bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act, referred to as SOPA as well as the PIPA, or the Protect IP Act, which may require search engines to block access to sites that employ copyrighted material via links or hosting, is tantamount to censorship, among other concerns." 01-12

  8. -01-18-12 "Old Media" Takes on "New Media" and Loses (New York Times)
      "Internet protests on Wednesday quickly cut into Congressional support for anti-Web piracy measures as lawmakers abandoned and rethought their backing for legislation that pitted new media interests against some of the most powerful old-line commercial interests in Washington." 01-12

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