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The Pirate Bay Is Down Again

05/04/2015, Many might remember that a few months ago, The Pirate Bay was raided by the Swedish police and in the process was taken offline. However it eventually made its way back online and for those who thought that things were back to normal, it does not look...

Movie Studios Reportedly Gives Pirate Sites 24 Hours To Shutdown

04/30/2015, The battle between movie studios, record labels, artists, and basically copyright holders against pirate websites such as torrent websites has been going on for a while now. Sometimes the studios win but usually these victories are short-lived since...

Popular Torrent Website Blocks Users Who Use AdBlock

04/28/2015, In what seems like a somewhat ironic twist, popular torrent website Demonoid has reportedly begun to block users from accessing its website if it detects that the user has AdBlock installed. For those unfamiliar, AdBlock is a browser plugin that basically...

BitTorrent Reportedly Sacked 40 Employees In The US

04/24/2015, BitTorrent has reportedly sacked few of its employees in the US. It has been revealed by the Buzzfeed along with many anonymous sources that the company has dismissed around 40 employees out of total workforce of 150.

KickassTorrents Has Its Domain Name Seized

04/24/2015, Ever since The Pirate Bay had its servers raided, users who downloaded torrents had to seek alternative websites for their torrenting needs, and one of the more popular options available was KickassTorrents (KAT). The website enjoyed a surge in popularity...

Game Of Thrones Piracy Surges To All New High

04/22/2015, It is no secret that HBO’s Game of Thrones is one of the most pirated shows in the world at the moment, and while HBO is certainly doing everything they can to curb piracy, it seems that the latest season of the TV series has seen its piracy surge to an...

HBO Puts An End To Game Of Thrones Viewing Party At Brooklyn Bar

04/21/2015, Game of Thrones viewing parties are pretty common, but it seems in an effort to cut down as much piracy as possible, HBO has recently sent a cease and desist letter to a bar called Videology that is based in Brooklyn. The bar has held numerous viewing...

Periscope Used To Live Stream Game Of Thrones, HBO Not Happy

04/14/2015, Periscope is an app that was launched by Twitter not too long ago. The idea of the app is simple – basically it’s like a mobile version of Twitch where users can broadcast a live video stream of themselves from their mobile devices, making it a...

Xiaomi Finds Themselves On The Receiving End Of Counterfeit Products

04/14/2015, Xiaomi is a Chinese company who has been making waves and has risen in the ranks of smartphone manufacturers despite the fact that their presence in western markets is almost nonexistent. Last year the company also made waves when they released the Mi Pad...

Popcorn Time For iOS Can Now Be Installed Without Jailbreaking

04/07/2015, As if torrents and filesharing websites weren’t a thorn in the side of the movie industry, along comes Popcorn Times which is basically the equivalent of Netflix for pirates. Now the good news for iOS users is that if you’ve always wanted the ability...

Music Group Asks ISPs To Spy On Customers To Stop Piracy

03/24/2015, For the most part, your ISP knows what you’re doing. It knows the websites you visit and the downloads you’ve made, both legal and illegal, but usually they don’t really do anything about it unless requested by the copyright holders. That being said...

The Pirate Bay Is Now Back Online And Fully Functional

02/01/2015, It is the 1st of February and you know what that means – The Pirate Bay is now back online! For those who haven’t been following the news, The Pirate Bay’s “.se” domain has been teasing a countdown with a timer to the 1st of February where...