A former elementary school teacher and youth swim coach was sent to prison yesterday for nearly four years after he was found guilty of sharing child pornography images and videos. Alex Eye Bursch was arrested in 2010 at Los Medanos Elementary School where he was a teacher after a tip led authori ... More >>
Over the weekend, NPR intern Emily White raised a stink -- and a very forceful retort from musician David Lowery -- by saying she'd purchased almost no music in her life, even though she considered herself a huge music fan. She meant to illustrate her doubt that young people will ever be convinced t ... More >>
Remember that episode of The Wire when Avon Barksdale filled out a police report after Omar jacked his stash?No? You're right, that never happened.But this is happening.BitTorrent, the California-based file sharing website that allows people to download pirated movies and music, is suing a German co ... More >>
The nationally-recognized market research nerds NPD Group just released their latest poll, which suggests the shutdown of the file-sharing application Limewire this past October reduced peer-to-peer-based music piracy in the U.S. by a significant 7 percent. Wait, that many of you were still ... More >>
Francesco Marino / FreeDigitalPhotos.netStrike one up for common sense -- and another one down for the Recording Industry Association of America.Earlier today, a federal judge cut the penalty against convicted music file-sharer Joel Tenenbaum by a factor of 10 -- from $675,000 to $67,500 -- after ... More >>
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