Pirates versus Ninjas mobile for baby's crib

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/il-fullxfull57837686.jpg">While the Pirates versus Ninjas debate has been well-documented, in the interest of good parenting perhaps you

An unbiased analysis of pirates versus ninjas

Today, December 5th, is the annual Day of the Ninja, according to Google (and ninjas everywhere). While I’m personally familiar with the concepts of both ninjas and pirates, I must admit that I’ve

Apparently Somali pirates might ruin the holidays

I’ll be honest; I can’t really tell how much of this recent Reuters article is pure, unabashed sensationalism and how much of it is something to seriously worry about. Apparently pirate activity (

Even the Swedes are being warrantlessly wiretapped

Normally, when it comes to personal freedoms, civil liberties, copyright law and the like, Sweden has historically been the progressive vanguard. And their women are statuesque and beautiful (but have

The Pirate Bay talks back

We at CG are ambivalent about piracy. Given the failure of copyright holders to intelligently and methodically protect their rights without alienating their consumers, it’s hard to root for the

Michael says, stealing books for the Kindle is trivially easy

Thanks for pirating my photos, Michael. Duh. Download some e-books. Convert the .lit and PDF to .txt since the Kindle reads .txt and .doc formats. Transfer said files to your Kindle via USB. Bam. Gigs

DRM to kick the can by next summer?

Say what you will about DRM. It was there for a reason and now the walls are slowly beginning to crumble. EMI has started the movement and the other labels are sure to follow. DRM hurt sales and every

University of Oregon gives RIAA the big F U

Even though I loathe the University of Oregon, I must commend them when it’s deemed appropriate. This just happens to be one of the few times I’ve ever said anything nice about the Ducks. BTW- Civ

Fox Angry Over Czech Cam Of The Simpsons Movie, Pirates Laugh

D’oh! I wasn’t aware that Czechs enjoyed good ole American humor like The Simpsons (I’m being sarcastic for those of you who take me too seriously), but I’m wrong, as usual. No

Huzzah! Pirates Share Video Rather Than Rip DVDs, Rarely Ride in Helio-Copters, Never Use Hair Pomade!

Well, now we’re getting somewhere in the war against piracy. Analysts at NPD have cracked the code to a pirates mind-set and discovered that people rarely “rip” or remove video from

TorrentSpy Crumbles Under The Pressure, Removes Copyrighted Content

Free-for-all torrent sites like TorrentSpy are under close watch from the music and movie industry these days and a giant, so to speak, has fallen. TorrentySpy has implemented an automated filtering s

Daily Crunch: High Seas Edition

Help Key: The Essential Guide to Piracy Color A4 E-Paper: Porn Just Got Even Portable-er The Bill of Lights: Maunfacturers Need to Stop Putting Useless Lights Everywhere Oregon Scientific Four Piece W

CrunchArcade: Movie Tie-Ins

In case you weren’t paying attention summer has officially arrived. OK, maybe the kids are still in school, the weather isn’t quite that warm yet and it is still two and a half weeks until Memoria

AnyDVD Says Buh-Bye To DRM

AnyDVD has come to the aid of Blu-Ray fans who want to crack that useless DRM. It was initially thought that AnyDVD would release a beta version, but Version has been released and you are now

iTunes Points Out Pirated Music

A tasty little tale is currently developing in the music world that was exposed by the Gracenote’s database that backs iTunes. The story revolves around the recordings of the late pianist Joyce

L.A. Boy Scouts Giving Copyrighted Material The Respect It Deserves

OK, so I’m an Eagle Scout. I have a suspicion that at least a couple of our readers are, too. It is with that spirit that I am sad to write this story. The Boy Scout Council in Los Angeles has b

Lucky And Flo Are Coming For You, Digital Pirate

The war on CD and DVD pirates continues today with the MPAA’s introduction of two Labradors named Lucky and Flo. I kid you not. They have trained these dogs to sniff out the polycarbonate used t