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NBC Universal Tries to Censor TorrentFreak's News About Leaked Films

In an attempt to make it harder for people to find pirated copies of its movies, NBC Universal has tried to remove several TorrentFreak articles from Google’s search results. 23 more words

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Popcorn Time “Fan Pages” Nuked By Anti-Piracy Outfit

Six websites setup as “fan pages” to the popular Popcorn Time software have been shut down by anti-piracy group BREIN. All reportedly reached a financial settlement with the Dutch group and currently display a notice advising against the use […] PopcornTime.nl, Popcorn-Time.eu, Popcorn-Time.info and PopcornTimeFilms.nl are now non-operational […] According… 47 more words

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YouTube Blocks Game Of Thrones Trailer on Copyright Grounds

The Game of Thrones trailer Foxtel links to is claimed by HBO Singapore, which means that it can only be viewed in the Asian country and not in Australia, America, the UK or elsewhere. 41 more words

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Dumb and Dumber Downloaders Face Legal Action

Internet users who downloaded the Jim Carrey movie Dumb and Dumber To are now facing the prospect of legal action. The company has filed several lawsuits in Oregon calling for Comcast to reveal subscriber identities so that defendants can be pursued for damages. 10 more words

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YouTube Flags Cat Purring as Copyright Infringing Music

YouTube’s automated takedown tool is known for its flaws, but this week it crossed a line by attacking a purring cat. According to YouTube’s Content-ID system both EMI Publishing and PRS own the rights to a 12 second purring loop. 24 more words

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Popcorn Time Explores I2P Anonymity as VPN Overloads

One of the most-used Popcorn Time forks plans to implement support for the anonymous I2P network to protect its users from snooping anti-piracy organizations. In addition the application wants to shield its operation from takedown attempts by pushing software updates though a P2P technology. 8 more words

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Hollywood's Release Delays Breed Pirates

This week the MPA’s Stan McCoy said it’s a myth that legal content is not available, hinting at an excuse often used by movie pirates. But is that really the case? 41 more words

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