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Swefilmer Trial Started in Sweden A trial of two individuals accused of operating a popular Swedish streaming website has started, with the whole world watching. The operators of Swefilmer are accused of copyright infringement and money laundering. The landmark case was previously postponed in Sweden. Star Trek Spin-Off Is No More Accused of Infringing Klingon Language Paramount Pictures sues the crowdfunded Star Trek spin-off titled "Prelude to Axanar", and the trial will take place later in January, but part of the claims were dismissed, including the Klingon language: the court excluded it from the copyright battle, along with a number of other claims like Vulcans' Two Italian Hackers Arrested over Targeting Top Officials Two people were arrested in Italy for attempts to intercept the communications of the former Prime Minister and other senior Italian politicians and business executives. The police believe they are members of a cyber-espionage ring hunting for sensitive financial and political data. Twitter Accused of Obscure Suspensions Over the past few days, Twitter saw two different suspension cases: in the first, a hedge fund founder was suspended following his interactions with Teen Vogue journalist, RIAA and MPAA Filed Their Opinions in Cox Piracy Case Hollywood anti-piracy groups, including the MPAA and RIAA, have just filed their opinions in the case between the US ISP and the music publisher. Of course, the entertainment industry supports the court decision to fine Cox Alleged File-Sharer Got $17,000 from Copyright Troll Movie producers of The Cobbler made a mistake when decided to sue alleged torrent pirates in the hope to regain the lost profits. Instead, they lost even more money: the court has just ruled that a wrongfully accused file-sharer is entitled to $17,000 in Paramount Pictures Sues Fan-Funded Star Trek Spin-Off Paramount Pictures sues the crowdfunded short film Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar, and the lawsuit is gearing up for a trial: the court has already ruled on motions for summary judgment from the parties Family Sued Apple for Failure to Prevent FaceTiming while Driving Two years ago, a family was injured in a car accident, where a driver allegedly using FaceTime on his iPhone drove into their car. A five-year-old girl later died in the hospital from her injuries. Russian Facebook Responded to US Infringement Allegations Russian social network Vkontakte, the most popular service in the country, has been described by the USTR as one of the most notorious pirate markets ever, despite the site’s cooperation with copyright owners. British Selling Pirate Kodi Boxes Arrested in UK An individual who was caught selling devices with piracy-enabled Kodi custom builds was arrested in the United Kingdom. The 32-year-old top manager was detained by police, and according to media reports,
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