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Submission + - OiNK is taken down by Interpol, admin arrested 2

QuietR10t writes: Scott Gilbertson from Wired raises an interesting point: "However, there is one interesting quote in the IFPI's press release. Jeremy Banks, head of the IFPI's Internet Anti-Piracy Unit, says in the press release: "OiNK was central to the illegal distribution of pre-release music online. This was not a case of friends sharing music for pleasure. This was a worldwide network that got hold of music they did not own the rights to and posted it online." (emphasis mine)

The IFPI seems to be making a distinction of scale between professional piracy groups and friends sharing files, even if, so far as I know, copyright laws in Britain (and the U.S.) make no such distinctions."
http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2007/10/oink-is-the-lat.html

There are also rumors of investigation into users, but with 180k users I'm not sure they would know where to start.
Microsoft

Submission + - Moore: Critics of 360 Hardware 'Need a History Les (gamedaily.com)

njkid1 writes: "GameDaily is proud to present Peter Moore's FINAL Xbox interview — GameDaily was literally his last appointment on the final day of E3. They grilled the (now former) Xbox exec on 360's hardware problems, the console's continued struggles in Japan, and more. He also tells GameDAily that Microsoft's "plans for price cuts have been laid out for years" and he knows "exactly" when they'll happen. Dig in..."

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