FileSonic has disabled its public file sharing service in the wake of MegaUpload's very public shut-down late last week. Instead, users are limited to only being able to retrieve files that they have uploaded themselves.
Ireland's Sunday World newspaper has "broken" a UK super injunction by publishing the names of two actors it says had an affair. One of the actors is said to have taken out a super-injunction in the UK High Court.
YouTube is sending copyright infringers to school, copyright school that is. The video sharing site has set up an online “school” to educate frequent copyright infringers about the dangers of posting material they do not own.
Google have received their first fine for illegally gathering and storing users’ personal data while using Google Street View vehicles. Google “mistakenly” gathered data from unsecured personal WiFi networks in more than thirty countries, including Ireland - something which was officially admitted to in October 2010.
The state of Texas is persuing online retailer Amazon for $269 (€192.61) million in unpaid taxes according to Publishers Weekly. Tax officials in Texas believe that the presence of an Amazon distribution centre in the site provides the company with the presence in their jurisdiction and makes them subject to Texan tax laws.