US Gets New Copyright Alert System: ‘Six Strikes’ And Your Internet May Be Affected

Starting today, a new copyright alert system is being implemented in the US to prevent piracy. It seems this system has been designed to catch the most casual of pirates, as Computerworld, TorrentFreak and a host of others point out, the system is easy to circumvent and is focuses on monitoring torrent users who don’t take privacy precautions while downloading illegally acquired copyrighted material.

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Watch The New Pirate Bay Documentary – TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard

TPB AFK, the new documentary about the founders of the Pirate Bay is here. Directed by Simon Klose, read more about this project which we covered last month. Watch this full length feature and tell us your thoughts.

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[LA] Events Taking Place During Grammy Week 2013

It’s that time of the year again where big music gets into full swing in Los Angeles in anticipation of the 55th Grammys which are taking place this Sunday, February 10th at the Staples Center. Here are some of the pre-parties, soirees, receptions and after parties going on around LA this week.

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Downloaded: The Rise And Fall Of Napster – A Documentary, Premieres At SXSW This Spring

It seems to be the year of music docs, ‘Downloaded: The Rise and Fall of Napster‘ is a feature length film on music industry game changer, Napster.

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Watch The Trailer For The Pirate Bay Documentary Due This Spring

Watch this trailer for the upcoming documentary about the founders of the file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, TPB AFK. The film is directed by Simon Klose and will be released this spring for free online and for sale in download and DVD form for those that would like to support the filmmakers.

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Will Megabox Be The Next Big Music Disruptor?

MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom has been teasing his latest creation, Megabox and today released a video giving us a first look at the upcoming service which he says will be a legal way for fans to access music and for artists to get compensated via advertising revenue. Dotcom claims the new service will be “unchaining artists and fans.”

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Copyright & Innovation: The Untold Story

Michael A. Carrier, a professor at Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey has written an in-depth article addressing the many issues surrounding copyright and it’s impact on innovation.

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Anontune: Anonymous Out To Disrupt The Music Industry With New Music Platform

In a move sure to attract attention from the music industry, a small group of coders claiming to be part of Anonymous is putting together a social music platform. The rather ambitious goal: Create a service that seamlessly pulls up songs streaming from all around the internet.

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#FutureFrequency News Highlights From Around The Web

The world is moving fast…so here are some things you might have missed. You would think some of these headlines were pulled out of a science fiction story but they are just signs of our future planet…

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