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Joker is Cool But Not the New Popcorn Time

A new web-based torrent service has been making headlines with some heralding the arrival of a new Popcorn Time-style tool. But while Joker.org is very slick and provides better privacy, the service is more vulnerable in two key areas – centralization and rising costs. 132 more words

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Pirate Bay Sends 100,000 New Users to “Free” VPN

This week The Pirate Bay replaced its frontpage logo to promote a new VPN service, driving 100,000 new customers to the startup. FrootVPN currently offers its services for free, but admits that this may not last forever. 97 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

Iceland court orders Vodafone to block Pirate Bay

Iceland has ordered two of its major internet providers, including Vodafone, to block access to the Pirate Bay torrent website. This is the first copyright-related ban in the country known for its strong opposition to censorship. 474 more words

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United States Hosts Most Pirate Sites, UK Crime Report Finds

The latest UK IP Crime Report reveals that significant progress is being made in the fight against online piracy but still many challenges remain. One of the main problems traces back to U.S. 99 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

Popcorn Time Stops Working After Domain Suspension

One of the most-used Popcorn Time forks has lost control of its domain name. Time4popcorn.eu was suspended by the EURid registry this afternoon and as a result millions of users can no longer use the application. 125 more words

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Why Are We Letting Critical Infrastructure Get Regulated By A Cartoon Industry?

We’re letting a cartoon industry regulate the internet – the single most important infrastructure we have, which builds growth, jobs, civil liberties, and all future entrepreneurship. 170 more words

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Police Seize Domain of Frombar Sports Streaming Site

The popular sports streaming ‘franchise’ SportLemon has lost Frombar.com, one of its main domain names, following a request from the UK’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit. 98 more words

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