Mainstream Media Outlets Promote ‘Pirate’ Streaming Boxes Now?
Streaming set-top boxes are popular among cord-cutters and millions of people use them to access movies, TV-shows, and livestreams. While these devices can be used for legitimate purposes, quite a few ship with questionable apps that can be used to access "pirate" content. When these are promoted by mainstream media outlets, the movie industry starts asking questions. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-15 21:10:06 READMORE
Yandex and TV Giants Make Peace Over ‘Pirate’ Search Results
Four lawsuits filed by companies under the umbrella of broadcasting giant Gazprom-Media against leading Russian search engine Yandex are set to conclude in settlement agreements. The signing of an anti-piracy memorandum last month between search engines and rightsholders played a key role in the amicable conclusion. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-15 10:53:43 READMORE
Tipster Gets $10,000 Reward for Reporting Software Piracy
An unnamed Australian company has agreed to pay a AU$160,000 piracy settlement to the Software Alliance. The manufacturing outfit reportedly used commercial software without a proper license. The copyright infringement was revealed following a tip from an informant who will receive a healthy AU$10,000 reward. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-14 21:31:10 READMORE
EU Members Approve Upload Filters for “Terrorist Content”
The EU is not only cracking down on copyright-infringing content, there's a strong focus on terrorist material too. The EU Commision recently proposed new regulations that would require hosting platforms to remove terrorist content within one hour, or face consequences. This week member states gave the plan a green light, which goes well beyond Article 13. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-14 15:08:21 READMORE
Rightsholders Say Latest Article 13 Text Won’t Close the Value Gap
Rightsholders including music group IFPI have written an open letter expressing deep concerns over the latest text of the proposed Article 13. According to the industry giants, the current proposal would need fundamental changes to address the so-called 'Value Gap' and could, if passed in its current form, end up leaving rightsholders worse off than they currently are. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-14 08:08:35 READMORE
Nintendo Targets Sellers of Pirated Switch Games in Court
Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against a California man and several unnamed defendants. They are accused of selling pirated Nintendo Switch and NES Classic games, as well as offering modding services. The complaint lists various counts of copyright and trademark infringement and Nintendo requests an injunction to halt future sales. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-13 20:08:34 READMORE
DoJ Indicts Five Men For Pre-Release Movie & TV Show Piracy
A federal grand jury in California has indicted five men for allegedly offering pre-release copies of hundreds of movies and TV shows via the Internet. The individuals, from the UK, India, United Arab Emirates, and Malaysia, are reported to have hacked into Hollywood film production companies in order to obtain copies of The Expendables 3, The Walking Dead, and other popular titles. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-13 10:39:26 READMORE
Tech Giants Warn US Govt. Against EU’s ‘Article 13’ Plans
The CCIA, which represents global tech firms including Cloudflare, Google, and Facebook, is warning the U.S. Government against the EU's copyright reform plans. According to the tech giants, Article 13 could result in significant economic consequences for the U.S. digital economy, with a possible ripple effect on the rest of the world. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-12 19:52:17 READMORE
Bell & Videotron File Criminal Complaint Against IPTV Provider
Media giants Bell and Videotron have filed a criminal complaint against a Canada-based IPTV provider. In response, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) carried out a search at the residence of a former employee of a Videotron subcontractor, seizing equipment allegedly used to offer unlicensed TV channels to subscribers for around $35 per month. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-12 09:31:16 READMORE
Google Gets a Slap on the Wrist For Site-Blocking Failures
Under Russian law, search engine operators are required to censor their search results to ensure that permanently blocked sites do not appear in their indexes. After failing to comply by interfacing its systems with the national FGIS blacklist database, Google has now been fined 500,000 rubles (US$7,545), the lowest amount that can be levied under existing laws. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-11 16:55:05 READMORE
Activists to Deliver 4 Million Anti ‘Article 13’ Signatures to EU Parliament
Ahead of the final trilogue negotiations this Thursday, activists will deliver an anti "upload filter" petition signed by four million people to the European Parliament. Lawmakers will try to agree on the final text of the controversial Article 13 this week. The latest proposals stress that any measures platforms take should not remove legitimate content. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-11 10:30:13 READMORE
UK Govt. Backs Anti-Piracy Campaign With £2 Million in Funding
The UK Government has committed £2 million to fund the ongoing "Get it Right" anti-piracy campaign until 2021. Under this program, UK Internet providers and rightsholders have teamed up to warn alleged pirates and educate the public at large on how to access content through 'genuine' channels. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-10 17:22:41 READMORE
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 12/10/18
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Venom' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Smallfoot'. 'The Predator' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-10 09:16:23 READMORE
New EU Piracy Watchlist Targets Key Pirate Sites and Cloudflare
Following the example set by the United States, the European Union has published its very first 'Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List'. The European Commission report targets a broad range of alleged 'pirate' sites in the BitTorrent, cyberlocker, stream-ripping spaces, encouraging law enforcement and network players to help stymie their activities. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-10 05:03:09 READMORE
Scammers Use Facebook and Google to Spread Malicious ‘Pirate’ Files
Scammers and spammers are using user-generated content sites to distribute links to malware and viruses. The malicious content is advertised as pirated software and games, in an attempt to lure users. The issue is plaguing many platforms but appears to be rather persistent on Facebook and Google groups. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-09 21:05:01 READMORE
IFPI Slams Pirate MEP For ‘Lobbying’ Kids, Forgets a Decade of Rightsholders Doing Just That
Yet another war of words on Twitter over Article 13 has delivered one of the great ironies of recent times. After Pirate MEP Julia Reda called on kids to 'lobby' their parents over the controversial legislation, she got a "shame on you" from IFPI for "manipulating minors". Trouble is, the entertainment industries have been doing the same for well over a decade. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-09 13:35:24 READMORE
Showbox: Is it ‘Back’ and More Importantly, is it ‘Safe’?
Users of Showbox will no doubt be aware that the popular streaming tool has been under fire recently, targeted by lawsuits that shut down various websites and the app itself. The Internet is now buzzing with news of a return along with the inevitable question "But is it safe?" It's a difficult, if not impossible, question to answer. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-08 20:19:15 READMORE
Bizarre Blocking Order Targets ‘Pirate’ Domains Before They’re Registered
Last week an Indian court issued one of the broadest site-blocking injunctions to date. To prevent the film "2.0" from being pirated by the masses, the Madras High Court ordered local ISPs to preemptively block 12,564 domain names. TorrentFreak can now reveal that this order only targets 16 websites and that most of the listed domains are not even registered. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-08 12:20:14 READMORE
GTA V’s Take-Two Wants $150,000 in Damages From Cheat Maker
Rockstar Games' parent company Take-Two Interactive has filed a motion for default judgment against the alleged creator of the "Elusive" GTA V cheat. The company estimates that the cheat has caused severe harm, and requests $150,000 compensation, the maximum statutory damages for copyright infringement. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2018-12-07 21:55:26 READMORE