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Pirate Site Blocking Boosts Legal Consumption, Research Finds

A new study has found that pirate site blocking in Brazil and India boosted legal consumption. The non-peer-reviewed research confirms previously published findings that were limited to the UK. The effects on unblocked pirate sites are mixed, however.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakFeb 21st, 2024

Stellar winds of three sun-like stars detected for the first time

An international research team led by a researcher from the University of Vienna has for the first time directly detected stellar winds from three sun-like stars by recording the X-ray emission from their astrospheres, and placed constraints on the m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

New study finds potential targets at chromosome ends for degenerative disease prevention

We depend on our cells being able to divide and multiply, whether it's to replace sunburnt skin or replenish our blood supply and recover from injury. Chromosomes, which carry all of our genetic instructions, must be copied in a complete way during c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Innovation linked to international exports for both rural and urban firms

A new study led by Penn State researchers finds that U.S. firms actively engaged in creating innovative products or processes are more likely to expand into international markets. The findings, which apply to both rural and urban companies, could inf.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Americans think AI will harm privacy and elections: Report

Americans are quite worried about the role artificial intelligence will play in both politics and society, according to a new report by the Polarization Research Lab......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Firms embracing diversity may trade short-term pain for long-term gain

Short-term pain for long-term gain: That might be one way to describe the results of new research from the Alberta School of Business on the impact of diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices on business firms......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Ant pheromones may help protect hikers and campers from ticks

If you're outside enjoying the spring sunshine, then chances are, ticks are too. However, new research from Simon Fraser University (SFU) suggests the use of ant pheromones as a topical repellent, or as an environmental barrier, may help protect hike.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Research finds dairy farmers receptive to methane-reducing seaweed feed

New England's dairy industry continues to evolve in response to significant market challenges that include a decreased demand for milk and higher production and land costs. However, there is also ongoing evidence that organic dairy farming can provid.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Russians Pirate Premier League, Add Their Own Graphics & Commentators

Russia's full-blown invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 triggered a Western rightsholder exodus. For the English Premier League, a £43m deal with Match TV was suspended but Russians wasted no time exploring other options. Pirate IPTV services, web-.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Pirate IPTV Investigations Are Expensive, Time-Consuming & Prone to Misfire

In September 2023, Swedish anti-piracy group Rights Alliance was looking forward to the upcoming trial of a man suspected of being behind a pirate IPTV service. He registered the site's domain and in 2020 received almost $190,000 in cryptocurrency fr.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Piracy Shield: AGCOM Fines ISP Assoc. For ‘Obstructing Supervisory Activities’

ASSOProvider is an association representing the interests of more than 200 small to medium-sized companies in the Italian internet and telecoms sector. It is also a vocal opponent of the 'Piracy Shield' blocking system and the law that supports it. F.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Dune: Part Two Leaks Early on Pirate Sites ‘In Memory of EVO’

High-quality pirated copies of 'Dune: Part Two' have leaked on pirate sites over the past few hours, beating the movie's official digital debut. The release is labeled 'WEB-DL' which indicates that the file was downloaded from an online source, but w.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

’10K Pirate Sites Blocked in 60 Days’: Piracy Shield Triggers Kool-Aid Crisis

Critics of Italy's Piracy Shield are still publishing fake news when they should be using information from trusted sources, AGCOM noted last weekend. This includes news that 10,000 pirate sites have been blocked already. AGCOM also says that Piracy S.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Rightsholders Seek Broad and Flexible Sports Piracy Blockades in Canada

Canada's piracy-blocking efforts continue, with rightsholders applying for a new court order aimed at preventing live sports piracy. Bell, Rogers, Fubo TV and others request new measures to block infringing IP addresses during NHL, NBA, and Premier L.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

MPA: Site-Blocking Will Stop Pirate Site Owners Who Abuse Kids & Traffick Drugs

After a wait of more than 12 years, rightsholders in the United States will again seek legislation that will provide the framework for a site-blocking regime to combat online piracy. After promoting and guiding similar regimes in dozens of countries.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

BREIN Battled ISPs For Years; They’re United Against Pirate IPTV Services

Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN and local ISPs Ziggo and KPN have long been at odds over the issue of piracy. In particular, the thorny issue of whether The Pirate Bay should be blocked in the Netherlands, dragged on for years. But now, as BREIN contin.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

‘Pirated’ TikTok Clips Help to Promote TV Series, Research Finds

A new academic study shows that condensed video clips of TV shows, posted on services such as TikTok, can serve as free advertising. This means that efforts to take down these 'copyright infringing' or 'pirated' clips may be counterproductive. This t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Scientists explore deep sea around Easter Island, find strange animals

Scientists on a deep ocean research expedition around Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and other seamounts along the Salas y Gómez Ridge in the Pacific Ocean spotted as many as 60 new deep sea species. The mountains of the ocean teem with otherworldly.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Study finds that anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim accounts have grown on Elon Musk"s X

Since the war in Gaza, accounts spreading conspiracy theories and targeted hate speech have grown on Twitter/X. Since the escalation of the ongoing war on Gaza and in the age of Elon Musk's X/Twitter takeover, anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim hate s.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Pacific cities found to be much older than previously thought

New evidence of one of the first cities in the Pacific shows they were established much earlier than previously thought, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Tropical coral-infecting parasites discovered in cold marine ecosystems

Parasites thought only to infect tropical coral reefs have been discovered in a large variety of creatures in cold marine ecosystems along the Northeast Pacific, according to new research from University of British Columbia botanists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago