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The Pirate Bay’s Domain Appears To Be Back Online

12/21/2014, About two weeks ago, Swedish police raided the office where The Pirate Bay’s servers were kept, ultimately knocking the website offline. We’re sure many are wondering about the fate of one the internet’s more prominent torrent website. So far...

The Pirate Bay Is Back Online, But Only For VIP Users

12/14/2014, As many would have heard by now, The Pirate Bay was taken offline last week due to the efforts of the Swedish police who raided the offices where the servers were reportedly kept. There have been some mirror websites that have popped up since, although we...

The Pirate Bay Has Been Brought Back Online By IsoHunt

12/12/2014, So a few days ago, we’re sure many have heard by now that The Pirate Bay has been taken offline due to raids conducted by the Swedish police. Given that the website is backed up and mirrored, many had expected the website to be back up and running in no...

The Pirate Bay Taken Offline By Swedish Police Raids

12/09/2014, If for whatever reason you are trying to access The Pirate Bay website’s today, you might have realized that you are unable to do so. This is because according to reports, the Swedish Police have recently raided the premises in which the website’s...

Google Removes Pirate Bay Related Apps From Play Store

12/07/2014, Interestingly enough despite Google deciding not to blacklist certain pirate websites from its search, the company has recently started to delete apps related to piracy in its Google Play Store. According to reports, Google has been actively deleting apps...

Pirated Copies Of Far Cry 4 Will Lack FOV Controls

11/19/2014, Developers these days are starting to become more sneaky when it comes to revealing who might have pirated their game. For example with The Sims 4, it seems that one of the ways developers know who pirated their game is when they post questions on the...

Man In Ohio Found Guilty Of Pirating Android Apps

11/07/2014, Piracy is illegal and over the years, we’ve seen people sent to jail and fined for pirating music, software, video games, books, and more. App piracy for mobile devices has been around for a while now and smartphone users who know where to look are able...

Google’s Anti-Piracy Algorithm Reportedly Off To A Good Start

10/28/2014, About a week ago, we reported that Google would be changing its search engine algorithm to better fight piracy. Prior to this Google had an algorithm in place that would remove piracy listings or those flagged by DMCA, thus not showing those results in...

Google To Roll Out Improved Anti-Piracy Search Algorithm

10/21/2014, We’re sure at one point or the other, we’ve tried to look for songs, books, movies, and more for download illegally via Google. However as you might have noticed, some of your search results have been removed due to takedown requests and because some...

E-Book Publishers Turn To Invisible Watermarks To Track Pirates

09/16/2014, Piracy in the tech scene is rampant. After all with music, movies, and books becoming digital, what’s stopping people from downloading them instead of purchasing them legally, right? While movie studios and the music industry have been pretty aggressive...

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,...