After years of lobbying for tougher anti-piracy laws, the entertainment industry is finally gaining some ground in its war on illegal downloads. According to a new report published by Norwegian research body Ipsos MMI, almost 1.2 billion songs were copied without permission in Norway in 2008, but that figure had plummeted to 210 million – just 17.5 per cent of its level four years earlier.
Culture secretary says companies have agreed to change approach and work more closely with police.Internet service providers have signed up to a fundamental change in their approach, which will involve working more closely with the police to seek out and block images of child abuse, the culture secretary, Maria Miller, has said.
All of us drown on a daily basis in our emails. The sheer number of emails that an average joe like me receives is unbelievable. I am a conservative user of email. I am not a celebrity or anything like that. And yet I receive emails in the hundreds everyday. Let us see how we can manage this mess of messages better.