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UK ISPs Agree To Send Letters To Users Suspected Of Piracy

05/09/2014, In some parts of the world, when you have been detected of piracy, you might get a warning letter from your ISP or even the company that you’re pirating from. We have heard cases of ISPs, movie studios, and record labels sending warning letters, and in...

Depart Of Justice Lands Conviction Against Android App Pirates

03/24/2014, Just like normal software for computers, mobile apps can be pirated too, which is why the team Evad3rs received a lot of flak when they included the Taig Chinese store in their jailbreak which was found to play home to a lot of cracked and pirated apps....

Popcorn Time Gets Resurrected Under A Different Torrent Group

03/17/2014, Just last week we reported on a streaming service called Popcorn Time. It was basically a pirate’s equivalent of Netflix where users would be able to stream torrents instead of downloading the files onto their computers. According to its creators, they...

Popcorn Time Is The Netflix Equivalent For Pirates

03/11/2014, Downloading copyrighted movies via torrents is illegal, which we’re sure many of you guys are well-aware of, although admittedly that hasn’t stopped many from continuing to do so, which is why services like Netflix are pretty popular because it means...

Anti-piracy App Launched, Teaches Youths The Effects Of Piracy

02/05/2014, When it comes to piracy, there are those who believe that downloading songs is alright, and then you have those who think that it is wrong. There are many reasons why people download, because it is free, or because they want to see if they like it, but in...

Warner Bros. Looking To Step Up Anti-Piracy Efforts

01/13/2014, Despite the best efforts of music labels and movie studios, fighting piracy online has proven to be an uphill battle. As soon as one site is taken down, another few more spring up in its place, almost as if the masses are eager to fill in the empty spot....

Netflix Considers Piracy Stats Prior To Purchasing Shows

09/16/2013, Netflix has to be one of the most popular video streaming services around nowadays, which means the company needs to stay on top of what its viewers want to watch on its service. What better way to learn what people want to watch online than through...

Pirate Bay Gets Blocked In Ireland. What’s Next?

06/12/2013, Pirate Bay, a file-sharing oriented site, has been the object of an Irish court order which requires six local Internet Service Providers (ISP) to block it on their networks. This was reported by the IrishTimes which adds that about 200,000 people use...