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Comic Book Adaptations Dominate The 10 Most Pirated TV Shows Of 2015 List

Piracy-related news site Torrentfreak‘s annual list of the most pirated TV shows has just come out for 2015, and it should be no surprise to anyone that… 465 more words


Social media led police straight to movie pirates

Facebook was also the petard by which 40-year-old Graeme ‘Reidy’ Reid was hoisted, since he used the same anonymous e-mail account on his profile as he did his piracy. 59 more words

Policy & Ethics

Pirate Bay cofounder invents an infernal device that will utterly bankrupt the music industry

Peter Sunde, co-founder of The Pirate Bay, has built a machine that makes 100 copies per second of Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy,” storing them in /dev/null (which is to say, deleting them even as they’re created). 83 more words

Policy & Ethics

1337x Admin Ignores Account Hijacking Issue, Staff Leaves Torrent Portal

Drama in the pirating community as mods leave popular 1337x torrent portal and create their own clone.An unresolved security bug has forced a large part of the 1337x staff to leave the torrent portal and start their own website from scratch. 322 more words

Cyber Security

YouTube Pays Users' Legal Bills to Defend Fair Use - TorrentFreak

Google has strengthened its stance towards wrongful DMCA notices that serve to intimidate YouTube users. Drawing a symbolic line in the sand, Google says it will cover legal costs associated with defending four videos which all use copyrighted content but are protected under ‘fair use’ legislation, should they be targeted by rightsholders. 34 more words


Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week - 10/26/15

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. ‘Inside Out‘ tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Hitman: Agent 47… 17 more words