Fans say cheese and put themselves in the picture

Fan Cam is the Google Earth of the rugby world. This phenomenal new technology was unveiled at the World Cup in New Zealand last year and is becoming popular at sporting events including some of the other legs of the world series.

Sunday, 25 March, 2012, 12:00am

Two arrested in Web-piracy raid

Customs officers say they have smashed the local branch of an international piracy syndicate that was using high-speed servers to upload and download items.

16 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Bootleggers caught recording movie

Updated at 5.32pm: Customs officers on Monday said that two men have been arrested in the first cinema bootlegging case since new copyright laws came into effect last year.

The two men, aged 26 and 27 respectively, were caught allegedly recording a movie using a digital camera at a cinema on Sai Yeung Choi Street in Mongkok last Friday.

2 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Authorities swoop on DrinkOrDie 'warez' trading suspects in worldwide crackdown

Law-enforcement officials have staged at least 47 raids across 21 states in the United States and several other countries as part of a crackdown on a loose network of hackers who trade software online.

According to a statement released by the Justice Department, the raids, which took place on Tuesday, were a culmination of three separate operations lasting a year or more.

13 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Leading the war to end software piracy

Squeeze Business Software Alliance (BSA) vice-president Tom Robertson hard enough and he will admit to pirating computer software - albeit more than 10 years ago.

Mr Robertson was playing around with his Apple II computer and a piece of software called Locksmith, popular among software pirates for its ability to strip out copy protection codes.

2 Dec 1997 - 12:00am