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Indie Game Developer Shares Free Keys on The Pirate Bay

While many copyright holders are filled with rage when they see their content showing up at The Pirate Bay, not all are. The developer of the indie adventure game 'Paradigm' decided to hand out free keys on the popular torrent site instead, realizing.....»»

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Cybercrime Officials Shutdown Large eBook Portal, Three Arrested

Three individuals believed to be behind a large illicit eBook portal have been arrested. Lul.to carried an estimated 200,000 titles, including eBooks, audiobooks, and newspapers, each downloadable for a small fee. It claimed to be the largest site of.....»»

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 06/26/17

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Kong: Skull Island' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword'. 'Wonder Woman' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-.....»»

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Sorry, the “You Wouldn’t Steal a Car” Anti-Piracy Ad Wasn’t ‘Pirated’

Who doesn't know the Piracy It's a Crime campaign? You wouldn't steal a car, right? But would you use pirated music for an anti-piracy advert? According to popular belief, this is what the creators of the campaign did, but 'unfortunately' it's not tr.....»»

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Traveling “Kodi Repair Men” Are Apparently a Thing Now

With all the chaos and upheaval in the Kodi addon scene recently, many 'pirate' devices have stopped performing as they did before. This is a problem for the thousands of people who bought their devices ready configured, since they have no idea how t.....»»

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Scammers Pick Up NYAA Torrents Domain Name

Just a few weeks after the domain names of anime torrent site NYAA were deactivated, one of them is back in action. However, the domain no longer belongs to the old crew, but to scammers who are trying to lure estranged users into downloading. Source.....»»

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Court Hands Internet Textbook Pirates Suspended Sentences

Three men have received conditional jail sentences for selling online access to pirate textbooks. The trio, aged between 26 and 71-years-old, scanned and made available at least 198 books without copyright holder permission in exchange for a $45 per.....»»

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Banning VPNs and Proxies is Dangerous, IT Experts Warn

In its fight to restrict access to copyrighted content and blocked websites, the Russian government wants to ban the use of anonymization technology including VPNs, proxies, and TOR. In a discussion in parliament this week involving prominent IT expe.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetJun 23rd, 2017Related News

Court Suspends Ban on Roku Sales in Mexico

A federal judge in Mexico has suspended the ban on sales and imports of Roku media players, at least temporarily. Roku is happy with the decision and says it will continue to work with entertainment industry stakeholders on a variety of anti-piracy m.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetJun 23rd, 2017Related News

Sci-Hub Ordered to Pay $15 Million in Piracy Damages

'Pirate' sites Sci-Hub and LibGen have been ordered to pay millions of dollars in damages to Elsevier, one of the largest academic publishers. A New York District Court granted Elsevier's request for a default judgment of $15 million in damages. Sci.....»»

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Kim Dotcom Opposes US’s “Fugitive” Claims at Supreme Court

In an effort to regain control over millions of dollars in seized assets, Kim Dotcom's legal team has filed a brief at the Supreme Court, countering the US Government's position. The US uses the fugitive claims as a coercive weapon, which offends due.....»»

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Three Men Sentenced Following £2.5m Internet Piracy Case

Three men from the UK have been sentenced after pleading guilty to providing unauthorized access to pirate movies, music, games, and books. The main player, who allegedly made £500,000 over a number of years, was handed a 24 month suspended sentence.....»»

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MPAA & RIAA Demand Tough Copyright Standards in NAFTA Negotiations

The MPAA and RIAA have made their positions clear in submissions to the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations. Both want allies Canada and Mexico to commit to tightened copyright law, including restrictions on safe harbor provisions that g.....»»

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Court Grants Subpoenas to Unmask ‘TVAddons’ and ‘ZemTV’ Operators

A District Court in Texas has granted a series of subpoenas to Dish Network, aimed at identifying the people behind the TVAddons website and the ZemTV Kodi addon. This allows Dish to request detailed information on associated accounts of the alleged.....»»

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US Embassy Threatens to Close Domain Registry Over ‘Pirate Bay’ Domain

The US Embassy in Costa Rica has threatened to have the country's domain registry shut down unless it suspends ThePirateBay.cr. The registry says it won't comply without a court order and has written to the ICANN organization to complain about haras.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetJun 20th, 2017Related News

Internet Provider Refutes RIAA’s Piracy Allegations

Internet Provider Grande Communications has asked a Texas federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the music group RIAA earlier this year. According to Grande, the Rightscorp notices the RIAA provides as evidence do not prove actual infringement......»»

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Roku Sales Banned in Mexico Over Piracy Concerns

A Mexican court has ordered local retailers to stop importing and selling Roku media players, as these allow the public to access pirated content. In addition, several banks are prohibited from processing payments that are linked to piracy services o.....»»

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BPI Breaks Record After Sending 310 Million Google Takedowns

The BPI has reached yet another landmark after 'piracy' takedowns sent to Google smashed through the 300 million barrier. The music industry group says that it has now sent more than 310 million requests to delist infringing URLs but informs TF that.....»»

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 06/19/17

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Wonder Woman' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Power Rangers'. 'The Fate of the Furious' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torre.....»»

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The Pirate Bay Isn’t Affected By Adverse Court Rulings – Everyone Else Is

The Pirate Bay has provoked more copyright lawsuits and adverse legal rulings than any other Internet platform yet it remains steadfastly online today. Somewhat amazingly, The Pirate Bay has never been seriously affected by any of these processes. Th.....»»

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