piracy News Stream ▼

Man Jailed After He Bragged About Pirating Fast & Furious 6

08/22/2014, Piracy has long gone beyond just the seven seas, and the digital world does have its fair share of Blackbeards. In fact, records have been set and broken where online piracy is concerned, and in the latest bit of news concerning piracy, a British man was...

Lionsgate Sues Torrent Websites Over The Expendables 3 Leak

08/04/2014, About a couple of weeks ago, The Expendables 3 was leaked onto the internet where it quickly became available to download via torrents. Given that the movie’s official release date is set for the 15th of August, naturally and unsurprisingly Lionsgate...

The Pirate Bay Gets A New Mobile Website

07/25/2014, Piracy is a big no-no, but it seems that despite the best attempts by law enforcement agencies, movie studios, record labels, and etc., websites like The Pirate Bay continue to operate. In fact The Pirate Bay has even seen an increase in traffic recently,...

Beats Electronics Goes After Chinese Headphone Counterfeiters

07/11/2014, Real Beats headphones pictured left, counterfeit pictured right. Beats headphones do not come cheap as many of you guys have realized by now. However there are some parts of Asia where you can walk into an electronics store and see stacks of Beats...

Gamer Pirates Game, Accidentally Tells The Developer About It

07/09/2014, Most gamers know that it’s wrong to pirate and game, and yet many still do it. However many are smart and relatively decent enough to know that when it comes to support, approaching the developer directly for support about your pirated game really...

Popcorn Time Chromecast Support Inbound

07/07/2014, Despite efforts from content owners that spare no expense to stop piracy on the internet the fact remains that it is almost impossible to stop the flow of pirated content online. Even in this day and age when DMCA notices and lawsuits are commonly served...

Music Industry Website Hacked, Redirects To The Pirate Bay Instead

07/03/2014, The war between the record industry and the pirates is one that just doesn’t seem like it will be coming to an end anytime soon. Sometimes the industry wins, sometimes the pirates win, although in a recent case, it looks like the pirates could have won...

MPAA’s Attempt To Take Down Subreddit Sort Of Backfires

06/26/2014, Every now and then we hear about how organizations like the RIAA and MPAA try to take down links and websites that they claim infringe upon copyrighted material. Sometimes it works out and sometimes it doesn’t, although in this case it seems like a...

Australian Government Wants To Crack Down On Piracy

06/19/2014, Due to the fact that Game of Thrones is exclusive to certain networks, some viewers who don’t wish to subscribe have resorted to downloading episodes illegally via torrents. Is this an issue? Well it turns out that the director of the series and HBO...

Game Of Thrones Season Finale Breaks Previous Torrenting Record

06/17/2014, Due to the fact that Game of Thrones is a highly popular TV series and that it requires watchers to have access to HBO in order to enjoy it, this means that those of us who do not have access, either because we don’t have it in our country or don’t...

Wolfenstein: The New Order Has Been Torrented Over 100,000 Times

05/28/2014, One of the reasons why people choose to pirate movies, music, video games, and software is because the alternative is to pay for it, and why pay for it when you can download it for free in a matter of minutes, right? We suppose that’s the mindset that...

UK Police Goes After Torrentz.eu Semi-Successfully

05/26/2014, We’re sure that law enforcement officers having been trying their best to stem piracy. This is done by going after those who download copyrighted materials, hoping to make an example of them and deter future downloaders, or by going after the websites...