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Epic Games Sues Man Over Bitcoin Mining Fortnite ‘Cheat’

Game developer and publisher Epic is taking cheaters to court over copyright infringement, but it doesn't stop there. In a new case filed with a California, the company is also suing a man for distributing a cheat that's actually a Bitcoin miner. Sou.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: Internet10 hr. 12 min. ago Related News

Anti-Piracy Group Joins Internet Organization That Controls Top-Level Domain

An anti-piracy outfit, whose members include major international studios and record labels, has been welcomed as a member of the organization with overall responsibility for Denmark's top-level domain. Rights Alliance, which is behind the blocking of.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: Internet19 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

Google Asked to Remove 3 Billion “Pirate” Search Results

Copyright holders have now asked Google to remove more than 3,000,000,000 allegedly infringing links from its search engine results since it began publishing records. A new milestone for sure, but not one celebrated anywhere. While Google sees it as.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 18th, 2017Related News

Google Asked to Delist Pirate Movie Sites, ISPs Asked to Block Them

Google and several French ISPs are being asked by the movie industry to take action against four 'pirate' sites. Among them is a massively successful clone of Zone-Telechargement, France's largest pirate site before it was shut down in 2016. While th.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 18th, 2017Related News

New ‘Coalition Against Piracy’ Will Crack Down on Pirate Streaming Boxes

A newly announced coalition of major entertainment companies including Disney, Fox, HBO, NBCUniversal and BBC Worldwide has set its eye on pirate streaming boxes. The Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) will coordinate local enforcement efforts in Asia, h.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 17th, 2017Related News

Abandon Proactive Copyright Filters, Huge Coalition Tells EU Heavyweights

Dozens of influential civil rights groups have called on EU decision-makers to abandon proposals for compulsory proactive copyright filters. Their open letter, addressed to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and colleagues, warns that.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 17th, 2017Related News

Spinrilla Wants RIAA Case Thrown Out Over ‘Lies’ About ‘Hidden’ Piracy Data

In its continuing legal battle, popular hip-hop mixtape site and app Spinrilla is striking back against the major record labels. The company accuses the labels of maliciously hiding crucial piracy data, which puts it at a severe disadvantage. Spinril.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 16th, 2017Related News

PureVPN Explains How it Helped the FBI Catch a Cyberstalker

After several days of radio silence, VPN provider PureVPN has responded to criticism that it provided information which helped the FBI catch a cyberstalker. In a fairly lengthy post, the company reiterates that it never logs user activity. What it do.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 16th, 2017Related News

Pirate Bay’s Iconic .SE Domain has Expired (Updated)

The Pirate Bay's iconic .SE domain name has expired and will be deactivated soon if no action is taken. This means that thepiratebay.se, which played a central part in the site's history, is no longer redirecting to the most current Pirate Bay domain.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 16th, 2017Related News

Pirate Bay’s Iconic .SE Domain has Expired and is ‘For Sale’

The Pirate Bay's iconic .SE domain name has expired and will be deactivated soon if no action is taken. This would mean that thepiratebay.se, which played a central part in the site's history, might eventually end up in the hands of outsiders. Those.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 16th, 2017Related News

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 10/16/17

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'War for the Planet of the Apes' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘The Dark Tower'. 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, f.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 16th, 2017Related News

Netflix Expands Content Protection Team to Reduce Piracy

Netflix-type streaming services are among the best and most convenient alternatives to piracy but they have failed to make unauthorized consumption a thing of the past. Netflix understands this and by continuing to expand its content protection team.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 15th, 2017Related News

‘Pirate’ EBook Site Refuses Point Blank to Cooperate With BREIN

A site focusing on eBooks is being pressured by Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN. Among other things, Eboek.info says it provides digital versions of comics to people who've already bought a physical copy but BREIN insists this is illegal. The site says.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 15th, 2017Related News

Hollywood Giants Sue Kodi-powered ‘TickBox TV’ Over Piracy

Several major Hollywood studios, Amazon, and Netflix have filed a lawsuit against TickBox TV, a Kodi-powered streaming device. The companies accuse Tickbox of promoting their device as a pirate tool, showing users how they can access infringing conte.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 14th, 2017Related News

Popular Zer0day Torrent Tracker Taken Offline By Mass Copyright Complaint

A popular content-neutral torrent tracker has been forced offline following pressure from an anti-piracy outfit. Zer0day was tracking more than five million peers earlier this month but a mass complaint from SCPP, an outfit that represents Warner, Un.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 14th, 2017Related News

Tech Giants Protest Looming US Pirate Site Blocking Order

The CCIA, which represents global tech firms including Google, Facebook and Microsoft, is protesting a looming injunction that would require search engines, ISPs and hosting companies to stop linking to or offering services to several "pirate" sites......»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 13th, 2017Related News

The Evil Within 2 Used Denuvo, Then Dumped it Before Launch

Bethesda's third-person survival horror game The Evil Within 2 appears to have chosen Denuvo to protect it from pirates, then dumped it at the last minute. Preview code sent out to reviewers reportedly contained the anti-tamper technology but the fin.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 13th, 2017Related News

Popcorn Time Creator Readies BitTorrent & Blockchain-Powered Video Platform

Popcorn Time creator Federico Abad is part of a new team prepping a BitTorrent and blockchain powered YouTube competitor. In just under two weeks time, Flixxo will begin its token sale, kicking off a platform that will reward users for both creating,.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 12th, 2017Related News

Epic Sues ‘Fortnite’ Cheaters For Copyright Infringement

Game developer and publisher Epic is taking 'Fortnite' cheating very seriously. After banning thousands of accounts, the company has now filed lawsuits against two prolific cheaters of the popular Battle Royale game. "Nobody likes a cheater. And nobo.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 12th, 2017Related News

Pirate Bay is Mining Cryptocurrency Again, No Opt Out

The Pirate Bay is mining cryptocurrency again, causing a spike in CPU usage among many visitors. For now, the notorious torrent site provides no option to disable it. The new mining expedition is not without risk. CDN provider Cloudflare previously s.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetOct 11th, 2017Related News