Streaming Service iflix Buys Shows Based on Piracy Data

With five million subscribers throughout Asia and Africa, iflix is one of the leading video streaming services in emerging markets. The company is battling with other services to offer the best content and as part of this quest, it uses piracy data t.....»»

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Rightscorp Bleeds Another Million, Borrows $200K From Customer BMG

According to a new filing, anti-piracy outfit Rightscorp incurred a net loss of more than $1m during the first six months of 2017, raising new doubts about its ability to continue as a going concern. The situation was so serious earlier this year tha.....»»

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Porn Producer Says He’ll Prove That AMC TV Exec is a BitTorrent Pirate

Porn producer Flava Works is going toe to toe with Marc Juris, President & General Manager of AMC-owned WE tv. Unusually in such cases, Juris sued Flava Works first, after the company approached him with an offer to settle, which would have kept his.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetAug 18th, 2017Related News

Court Orders Aussie ISPs to Block Dozens of Pirate Sites

Following two new court orders issued today, Australian Internet providers must block dozens of additional pirate sites. The new blockades were requested by Foxtel and Village Roadshow, and cover many of the most used pirate sources, including Gomov.....»»

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Artists Protest RIAA for Trampling on Their Moral Rights

A coalition of several artist groups has sent a letter to the RIAA, accusing the group of ignoring the moral rights of songwriters. In a recent response to a US Government consultation, the RIAA argues that it would be "complex" to always attribute w.....»»

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Cloudflare Kicking ‘Daily Stormer’ is Bad News For Pirate Sites

For several years CloudFlare has stood up to pressure from copyright holders, both in and out of court. The entertainment industry repeatedly urged the company to take action against the Pirate Bays of this world, and Cloudflare refused time and agai.....»»

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“Public Figure” Threatened With Exposure Over Gay Piracy ‘Fine’

An adult film studio has reportedly warned a "prominent public figure" that he faces exposure over his sexual preferences unless he pays a $97,000 'fine'. The unnamed individual was accused by the CEO of a gay porn company of pirating content and tol.....»»

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Showtime Seeks Injunction to Stop Mayweather v McGregor Piracy

The super-fight between boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor won't take place until August 26 but Showtime Networks is already suing to prevent piracy. In a lawsuit filed in California, the TV network demands.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetAug 16th, 2017Related News

Game of Thrones Episode “S07E06” Leaks Online Early

The upcoming sixth episode of the current Game of Thrones season has leaked online days ahead of the official premiere. There are several high-quality copies of the episode floating around at the moment. The leaks, which appear to be the result of an.....»»

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Spinrilla Refuses to Share Its Source Code With the RIAA

Spinrilla, a popular hip-hop mixtape site and app, is refusing to share its source code with the RIAA. The major record labels want to use the code as evidence in their ongoing piracy lawsuit against the company. Spinrilla notes, however, that handi.....»»

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Roku Gets Tough on Pirate Channels, Warns Users

Users of the popular media player Roku receive a stark warning when they install channels outside of the official store. While these private or "non-certified" channels are still permitted, the company says that copyright-infringing channels may be p.....»»

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BREIN is Taking Infamous ‘Piracy’ Hosting Provider Ecatel to Court

Anti-piracy outfit BREIN will get a witness hearing against the operators of Ecatel, a hosting provider with a reputation for taking on customers other hosts prefer to avoid. BREIN says that Ecatel and associated companies host copyright-infringing w.....»»

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Game of Thrones Pirates Arrested For Leaking Episode Early

Four people have been arrested in connection with the leak of the fourth episode of Game of Thrones' latest season. The leak, which took place early August in advance of its commercial release, carried the watermark 'Star India'. All four men will b.....»»

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Curb Your Enthusiasm on Those HBO Leaks

The people behind the HBO hack have released a new series of breached data to the press. The new batch of leaks includes episodes from the highly anticipated ninth season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," as well as other titles including "Barry,” "Insec.....»»

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New Premier League Blocking Disrupts Pirate IPTV Providers

This weekend the Premier League began a new round of actions targeting illegal streaming. Reports reveal disruption at many IPTV providers, with some indicating that using VPNs is now a must for UK IPTV subscribers. Interestingly, however, sources at.....»»

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 08/14/17

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘The Mummy'. 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-s.....»»

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MPAA Revenue Stabilizes, Chris Dodd Earns $3.5 Million

The latest MPAA tax filing shows that the revenue generated by the anti-piracy group has stabilized after a few rocky years. The group's main income sources are major Hollywood studios, which contribute $65 million a year. The filing further reveals.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: InternetAug 13th, 2017Related News

Controlling Millions of Potential Internet Pirates Won’t Be Easy

This week a man in the US uploaded the remaining three episodes of Power to the Internet in advance of their commercial release. It was clear he didn't care about being identified. Or, presented with tools to pirate with ease, it's possible he didn't.....»»

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Popcorn Time Devs Help Streaming Aggregator Reelgood to ‘Fix Piracy’

A group of developers, who previously were the masterminds behind one of the most-used Popcorn Time forks, are now trying to meet people's streaming needs legally. After being shut down by the MPAA, they joined streaming aggregator Reelgood. One of t.....»»

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Piracy Narrative Isn’t About Ethics Anymore, It’s About “Danger”

The MPAA's former VP of Worldwide Internet Enforcement says that the industry narrative on piracy is no longer based on trying to get people to act ethically. Hemanshu Nigam says the discussion today is based around the dangers that pirate sites can.....»»

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