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Google censors pirates even more

06/07/2011, After creating a racket by refusing to censor its search results when requested by a French music rights organization last year, Google oddly changed its mind earlier this year when it decided to censor various piracy-related keywords from its Instant and...

Netflix CEO: “We’re now finally beating BitTorrent”

06/01/2011, Great news if you’re a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the war on illegal downloading of movies is finally in your favor. At the recent D9 Conference this morning, Netflix is helping to beat piracy, according to its CEO,...

Websites that link to pirated music and movies to be blocked

05/13/2011, Bad news for folks who frequent illegal file sharing and torrent sites to for their entertainment purposes. A recently proposed bill named the Protect IP Act (Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property), the...

Is Netflix killing BitTorrent?

04/28/2011, According to an interesting observation reported by TorrentFreak, Netflix might be doing more than just serving Americans their daily doses of videos and movies – Netflix might actually be killing off piracy. They’ve noticed that as the number...

Steam game mod thieves caught in the act

04/13/2011, If you’re a huge Half Life fan and have played the FPS in its entirety, sequels and all, then you will definitely have heard of Garry Newman as he has long been known as that famous Half Life 2 modder. Garry managed to set up a system that is able...

New Xbox 360 Spring Update Will Bring “Updated Disc Format”

03/29/2011, It’s that time of year again – spring. For Xbox 360 gamers, you know what that means right? If you said 360 spring update time, then you win the prize of satisfaction. Lawrence Hyrb a.ka. Major Nelson a.k.a the man behind Xbox Live just...

Xbox 360 update prevents pirated Call of Duty games from running

01/20/2011, Software updates are generally supposed to improve your gadget in some way, such as increased stability, fixing an irritating bug, or offering fancy new features. Sadly that is not always the case as some Xbox 360 owners out there have found out....

Mac App Store apps cracked already?

01/06/2011, Apple’s Mac App Store has only gone live for a few hours and folks out there have discovered how to get apps off it without paying. The trick involves downloading a free app, such as Twitter, from the Mac App Store and copying certain files for it that...

Windows Phone Marketplace app-security cracked

12/29/2010, Developers who are busy working on Windows Phone apps probably won’t be too happy to hear that the digital rights management (DRM) security that is put in place by Microsoft to protect apps in the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace has been cracked. While the...

Reverse bitorrent technology, the future of piracy?

12/28/2010, Hackulous, an online community against everything DRM and legal have been at the app cracking game for some time now. They’ve been making paid apps found on the iTunes App Store available for free on Installous, the “App Store” for...

Video DNA Can Help Stop Pirated Movies From Playing

12/23/2010, Researchers at Tel Aviv University have devised a way to develop a video DNA that will allow video players to not play pirated movie content. Today’s anti-piracy mechanism relies on a digital signature inside the original disc, but pirates have been...

Apple accused of selling pirated Japan novels over the Internet

12/14/2010, Publishers in Japan are incensed as they demand that Apple stop selling pirated digital copies of novels by Japanese authors, where among them include Haruki Murakami’s “1Q84″, in its online book store. According to a consortium of...

Jailbreak of Xbox Still Deemed Illegal by Judge

11/24/2010, Even though the government has revised the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) to make it legal for users to jailbreak their iPhones, a judge says that the fair use policy does not apply when applied to jailbreaking for Microsoft’s Xbox home...