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Grooveshark Publishes Proactive Anti-Piracy Policy

Interestingly the first change sees Grooveshark shifting from a “one strike” policy to a now familiar “three strikes” arrangement. This will see Grooveshark terminating user accounts on the third offense “in order to make sure no repeat infringers can ‘slip through the cracks’. 9 more words

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Cinema is Dead!

I remember cinema. I am told that it was The Lion King (1994). My first cinematic experience. At near full capacity my family and I had to resort to occupying front row seats. 1,395 more words


Andy Greenberg: Inside Popcorn Time, the Piracy Party Hollywood Can't Stop

Popcorn Time’s BitTorrent-for-dummies approach has become the virtually undisputed future of video piracy

Andy Greenberg reports: Popcorn Time was an instant hit when it launched just over a year ago: The video streaming service made BitTorrent piracy as easy as… 828 more words


Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week – 03/09/15

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings‘ tops the chart this week, followed by ‘ … 25 more words


WordPress Wins $25,000 From DMCA Takedown Abuser | TorrentFreak

WordPress has scored an important victory in court against a man who abused the DMCA to censor an article of a critical journalist. The court agreed that the takedown request was illegitimate and awarded WordPress roughly $25,000 in damages plus attorneys fees. 34 more words


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

Policy & Ethics

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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