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Spotify Found To Reduce Piracy At The Cost Of Digital Purchases

10/28/2015, What made the iTunes model so successful was that it allowed music lovers to buy songs that they want, as opposed to being forced to buy an entire album just for one song. This ala carte system obviously worked, but even if a song was $0.99, there were...

Fallout 4 Can’t Be Fully Installed From The Disc

10/22/2015, While digital games does seem to be the way of the future, there are still gamers out there who love collecting physical copies due to the box, the artwork, manuals, and so on. Some might just prefer the physical copy as they believe it is better value...

Popcorn Time For The Web Gets Shut Down

10/21/2015, A couple of days ago, Popcorn Time which prior to this existed as a piece of software for computers, launched a web version which basically brought about the same streaming features except that users could stream the movies on the web instead of having to...

UK Cinema Staff To Wear Night-Vision Goggles To Combat Piracy

09/24/2015, When it comes to pirating movies, there are many ways one could do that, like rip a copy of the DVD or Blu-ray and post it online, or one could even go old school by sneaking a camera into the cinema and recording it there and then and hope that no one...

Movie Studios, Record Labels Sue To Have The Pirate Bay Blocked

09/01/2015, Last year Swedish authorities raided The Pirate Bay’s servers effectively shutting down one of the world’s largest torrent websites for a while. However it seems that despite the attempted shutdown, it did not slow piracy down one bit as users simply...

Facebook To Crack Down On Video Piracy

08/27/2015, How often have you seen video content being reposted on Facebook, except that each time it is uploaded it is under a different name, meaning that by the time it gets to you, it could have changed hands at least a couple of times. We reckon it happens...

T-Mobile Austria Refuses To Block Access To The Pirate Bay

08/26/2015, We have heard stories of how carriers and ISPs have worked together with music and movie companies to prevent access to pirate websites. This isn’t particularly new, but it seems that over in Austria, T-Mobile has decided that they won’t be complying...

75,000 Popcorn Time Users Can Expect A “Surprise” In The Mail

08/25/2015, Popcorn Time is illegal. In fact not too long ago we’ve seen users of the service land themselves in trouble. Heck, even those who write guides about the service can get into trouble, but it seems that if you think that you’re safe because you’re...

Some Torrent Trackers Have Apparently Banned Windows 10

08/24/2015, According to a recent survey, it has been found that the majority of Windows 10 users are pretty pleased with the operating system. That being said if you do use torrents, there is a good chance that your torrent tracker could have banned Windows 10. This...

Popcorn Time Users Sued By Movie Studio In The US

08/19/2015, Popcorn Time, an online torrent streaming service that has been described as the Netflix for pirates seems to be landing users in a fair bit of trouble these days. Recently we reported that two men in Denmark were arrested for creating guides on using...

Danish Police Arrest Two For Creating Popcorn Time Guides

08/19/2015, Can’t be bothered to wait for your torrents to finish downloading? You might be familiar with the website called Popcorn Time which has been billed as the Netflix for pirates. Basically it allows users to stream their torrents so you can watch your...

Updated Microsoft EULA Could Disable Pirated Software

08/17/2015, It seems that in a recent update to Microsoft’s Services EULA, there has been some suggestion that with the update, Microsoft could effectively disable pirated software it detects running on your computer. It reads, “We may automatically check your...

Game Developer Trolls Pirates With Unbeatable Boss

08/12/2015, Piracy is a huge problem for developers because it essentially means they’re not getting paid for every time a game has been pirated. Sure, there are legal ways to combat piracy, but recently we’ve started to see developers have fun with pirates by...