Anti-Piracy Coalition Wants Operators of Pirate Bay, YTS, 1337x, EZTV Uncovered

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‘Copyright Troll’ Loses Legal Battle and Must Pay $172,173

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TuneIn Blocking Debacle: Bombing Internet Radio Back to the Stone Age

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YouTube Rippers 'Flvto' and '2Conv' Will Take Legal Battle to US Supreme Court

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OVPN Wins Court Battle After Pirate Bay Data Demands Rejected

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Takedown Requests Target News Reports That Cover Leaked Tenet Movie

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Copyright Alliance Again Urges Congress to Close Streaming Piracy Loophole

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Scene Bust Triggered Historic Drop in ‘Pirate’ Releases

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Cloudflare Shared Personal Details of Hundreds of Customers in Response to DMCA

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The Pirate Bay: Expert Appears to Reconsider Existence of VPN Provider Logs

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Need a Pirate Bay Proxy? DuckDuckGo Best Option, Says Google

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More Torrent Sites Ban YTS Releases and Become a Target

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Google Promises to De-Index ‘Proxies’ and ‘Mirrors’ of Pirate Sites in Australia

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US indictments of piracy group members throw top-tier piracy world into chaos

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Law Firm Working with YTS Obtains Subpoena to Discover Registrant of

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YTS Torrent Tracker Part Of Brand New Anti-Piracy Scheme

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Anti-Piracy Outfit Hires VPN Expert to Help Track Down the Pirate Bay

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Kim Dotcom Predicts NZ Supreme Court Will Rule in Favor of Extradition

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High-Quality Piracy Boosts Box Office Revenues in Opening Week, Research Finds

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Adobe Sued for Sending ‘Bogus’ DMCA Notices to Take Down Genuine Software

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LimeWire Developer Creates MuWire, an Anonymous File-Sharing Application

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GitHub Reinstates ‘Chimera13’ iOS Jailbreak After DMCA Counter Notice

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UFC Pirate Ordered to Pay $32m in Damages Says He Was Bullied and Paid Nothing

A man ordered to pay $32m to the UFC for pirating its events says he didn't pay a penny and wasn't the author of a grovelling apology. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Internet Archive Tells Court Its Digital Library Is Protected Under Fair Use

The Internet Archive has informed a US court that its library activities are protected under fair use and the DMCA's safe harbor provisions. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

‘Copyright Troll’ Lawyer Wants to Restart Pirate Honeypot from Prison

Paul Hansmeier, one of the convicted attorneys behind the controversial Prenda law firm, has plans to sue alleged pirates from prison. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

EU Court: YouTube Not Required to Share Email and IP-Addresses of Movie Pirates

EU Court says that platforms like YouTube do not have to hand over the email addresses or IP addresses of alleged pirates to rightsholders. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Libtorrent Adds WebTorrent Support, Expanding the Reach of Browser Torrenting

Libtorrent has added support for WebTorrent, bridging the gap between traditional torrent clients and web-based tools and services. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

GitHub Removes 'Chimera13' iOS Jailbreak After DMCA Notice from 'Unc0ver'

GitHub removed the Chimera13 jailbreak code. The DMCA notice doesn't come from Apple but was sent by Unc0ver, a rival jailbreak solution. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

EFF and Heavyweight Legal Team Will Defend Internet Archive Against Publishers

The EFF will help defend the Internet Archive against a publisher lawsuit targeting its Open Library. Both sides are lining up legal big guns | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Appeals Court Revives Record Labels’ Lawsuit Against YouTube Rippers

The piracy lawsuit between several record labels and the YouTube-rippers and is back after a new Appeals Court decision. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

EU Court of Human Rights Declares Order to Remove Anti-Censorship Tool Illegal

The EU Court of Human Rights has ruled that a court order to disable access to a resource offering anti-censorship tool advice was illegal | Continue reading | 3 months ago

‘Academic’ Torrent Client Offers a Safe Haven for Pirate Sites

The Tribler torrent client is fully decentralized, offering a potential safe haven for torrent sites that's impossible to shut down. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Napster Founder Obtains New Patent for P2P-Polluting Anti-Piracy Tech

Screening Room obtained a new patent this week which will help to securely distribute films, with help from a P2P pollution system. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Popular Pirate Sites Slowly “Disappear” from Google’s Top Search Results

Pirate sites have started to 'disappear' from Google. This goes beyond normal takedown notices and is not without collateral damage. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Removing “Annoying” Windows 10 Features Is a DMCA Violation, Microsoft Says

Microsoft has hit Ninjutsu with a DMCA notice. The company argues that tweaking and disabling of Windows 10 features violates its license. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Publishers sue Internet Archive over Open Library

Major publishers have sued the Internet Archive over its Open Library. "It Is an Unlicensed Aggregator and Pirate Site," the lawsuit reads. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Watch Tower DMCA subpoena row settled after judge hands out vulgarity warning

A row over whether a judge should allow the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society to obtain the identity of someone who uploaded 'pirated' Jehovah's Witness videos to YouTube is effectively over. Concluding possibly one of the most foul-mouthed cases on record, the judge dismissed … | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Chrome and Firefox Block Torrent Site YTS over “Phishing”

Chrome and Firefox block download pages of torrent site YTS over 'phishing.' Visitors are reportedly tricked into sharing personal info or downloading software. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Which VPN Providers Take Anonymity Seriously in 2020?

Picking the best VPN can be a tricky endeavor. There are hundreds of VPN services out there, all promising to keep you private. Some are more anonymous than others, however. To help you pick the best one for your needs, we asked dozens of VPNs what their logging policies are, how … | Continue reading | 4 months ago

GitHub Reinstates Popcorn Time Code Despite MPA ‘Threat’

Previously, an MPA takedown notice pulled Popcorn Time's GitHub repository offline. Popcorn Time filed a counternotice, with success. | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Hacker Mods Old Calculator to Access the Internet, Casio Files DMCA Complaint

A hobbyist hacker who modified an old calculator to enable Internet access has been hit with a DMCA copyright infringement complaint by CASIO | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Opentrackr Coordinates Millions of Torrent Downloads on an Old Dell Server

Open and public torrent trackers play a key role in the torrent ecosystem. While they don't host or link to any content, they coordinate the downloads of millions of torrents per day. This is also true for Opentrackr, which manages to pull this off using a ten-year-old Dell serve … | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Nintendo Lawyers File Copyright Complaints Against Super Mario 64 PC Port

Last weekend a fan-made PC port of Nintendo 64 classic Super Mario 64 appeared online, wowing fans with its 4K resolution and ultra widescreen support. Somewhat inevitably, however, Nintendo's lawyers and representatives have now started to take action, filing copyright complaint … | Continue reading | 4 months ago

MPA and Amazon Ask GitHub to Suspend Kodi Add-On Developer's Account

The MPA, MPA-Canada, and Amazon have filed a request with Github requesting that a Kodi add-on developer's account be deleted from the platform. Citing a copyright case and a permanent injunction handed down by Canada's Federal Court, the content companies claim that the account … | Continue reading | 4 months ago

MPAA Suggests GitHub Liable for Popcorn Time’s Copyright Infringements

The Motion Picture Association is pressing on with its mission to restrict the availability of infamous streaming app Popcorn Time. In a copyright complaint filed with Github, the Hollywood group cites the Grokster decision, suggesting that the code platform could be held liable … | Continue reading | 4 months ago

MPAA to end physical Oscar screener distribution in 2021

The Academy announced this week that DVD and Blu-Ray screeners will be banned after the next Oscars ceremony. This marks the end of a long-standing tradition. Not just in the movie business, but also on pirate sites where the DVDscr tag is closely watched. Although Oscar DVD Scre … | Continue reading | 4 months ago