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Movie Studios Report Themselves To Google For Takedown Requests

07/23/2015, We can only assume that on a daily basis, movie studios have some kind of system in place where they scan for torrent activity for their movies, as well as scour the web for any links or listings that will take users to piracy websites where they can...

Online Pirates In The UK Could Face Up To 10 Years In Jail

07/20/2015, At some point in time, we’re sure most of us have been guilty of piracy, whether it be download just one song or downloading gigabytes worth of songs and movies. However it seems that the punishment for online pirates could soon be much harsher over in...

Popcorn Time For iOS Sees More Than 1 Million Downloads

06/22/2015, Popcorn Time, usually referred to as the Netflix for pirates, was released on iOS devices last year but the catch was that you needed to jailbreak your device. A non-jailbreak equivalent was released by the team a couple of months ago and now according to...

Game Of Thrones Finale Breaks Piracy Record Again

06/15/2015, I’m pretty sure you’ve read this headline before because every year the season finale of Game of Thrones tends to perform similarly with pirates. Unsurprisingly, yesterday’s Game of Thrones season 5 finale has broken all previous piracy...

Netflix Struggling With “Orange Is The New Black” Piracy

06/15/2015, It is no secret that with every episode released and with every new season of Game of Thrones, HBO’s problems with piracy is increased and at the moment, it certainly looks like it is a neverending battle that HBO is facing. Now it looks like HBO’s...

Warner Bros. Sends Out Settlement Letters To “Friends” Pirates

06/08/2015, TV comedy Friends is iconic in so many ways and is considered a “classic” TV show. Heck until today, the cast of the show are still getting asked if they are considering a reunion and keep getting dragged back to the topic of Friends despite having...

“Porn Time” Is The Adult Equivalent Of Popcorn Time

06/07/2015, Last year when Popcorn Time was announced, it made a lot of waves as the idea was simple yet effective – basically users could stream their torrent downloads, essentially turning Popcorn Time into a Netflix for pirates where users could just stream...

Rock Band 4 Isn’t Coming To PC Over Music Piracy Concerns

06/05/2015, A couple of months ago, the folks at Harmonix announced that they would be releasing a new Rock Band game in the form of Rock Band 4. The game was also announced for platforms like the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One, but the question is why...

Supergirl Pilot Leaked On Torrent Sites Six Months Early

05/22/2015, Considering how well DC’s recent TV series such as The Flash and Arrow have been doing, we’re sure many are excited to see what the upcoming Supergirl TV series will bring to the table. Now if you’re just as curious as everyone else, it seems that...

Game Of Thrones Sets New Piracy Record With 3.5 Million Downloads

05/19/2015, Considering how much effort HBO has been putting into curbing Game of Thrones downloads, not to mention with the launch of HBO Now which is supposedly a more affordable way for users to watch HBO shows, you would think that the piracy numbers would...

The Pirate Bay Moves To A Bunch Of New Domains

05/19/2015, Last year thanks to a raid by the Swedish police, The Pirate Bay was taken offline for several months. Now just when it seems that its “.se” domain appears to be stable, the Stockholm District Court has ordered that thepiratebay.se and piratebay.se...

Torrent Website EZTV Shut Down Following Hostile Takeover

05/18/2015, For those who torrent TV shows, there is a good chance you might have heard of EZTV which is probably the place most torrent users go if they want to download TV-based torrents. Unfortunately it looks like these users will now need to look elsewhere for...

Latest Game Of Thrones Episode Sets New Piracy Record

05/11/2015, HBO’s Game of Thrones is easily one of the most pirated shows in the world, if not the most pirated. However it seems that the show’s popularity has increased so much that even its piracy has seen a huge increase as well, so much so that it even broke...

Moviemaker Obtains Piracy Blackout Order In India

05/08/2015, Whenever a new movie is released, there’s always a good chance that you can find a bootlegged copy online. It might not necessarily be the best copy, but for some pirates that’s good enough which in turn means one less cinemagoer that movie studios...