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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...

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...