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20% of Young Adults Steal Streaming Passwords

Cost to the industry per year: $500M, report says

(Newser) - HBO chief Richard Plepler said earlier this year that people swiping HBO Go passwords from family or friends to watch their favorite shows and movies was not a big deal , but he may want to rethink that business concession. A new report by Parks Associates and cited by Consumerist shows... More »

Senate Lawyers OK Burris

Obama replacement will be sworn in this week, 'barring objection' from GOP

(Newser) - Senate Democrats today accepted Roland Burris as the senator-designate from Illinois, and he will likely be seated later this week, the Chicago Tribune reports. “Barring objections from Senate Republicans,” said a statement from Sens. Harry Reid and Dick Durbin, “we expect Senator-designee Burris to be sworn in.... More »

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