Have they no sense of their history?
One of the nations who held Northern Europe in fear of another Viking raid and a History channel drama, has decided that pirates are not such a good thing.
It does not work
Major internet providers are ending a four-year-old system which gave “copyright alerts” to pirates when they viewed peer-to-peer pirated content.
Clarkson is now most pirated Mercedes driver in history
The Amazon reboot of the BBC's hit show Top Gear has been a huge hit and won the bookseller millions of views and attracted the attention of pirates.
All at sea
The US Navy, which pirated more than 558,000 copies of some virtual reality software without paying the German software maker for it, claims that it did so with the consent of the software producer.
Bork, Bork, Bork
Swedish ISP Bahnhof has attacked a copyright troll hoping to make a swift buck out of pirates.
Fighting for declining members
German protestant churches, which are losing members faster than Blackberry is losing market share, are turning to wi-fi to help them out.
A feature in Apple's iTunes approval process is allowing pirates to download free versions of paid iPhone apps.
Shielded pirating activity
Red-faced staff at Nvidia published an article advising customers to site known for 'pirate' addons in order to boost the capabilities of the Kodi media player.
Anything illegal will not work
Microsoft has changed the terms of its License Agreement on Windows 10 to allow it to sniff around and disable illegally obtained software or hardware.
They will do what they are told
The Big Content cartel, which runs the movie and music business, planned to run a campaign to smear Google for refusing to prop-up its failing business model with censorship.