Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:44:21 +0000
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:44:21 +0000
Cisco says it has developed a system to disable live pirate streams . The network equipment company says its Streaming Piracy Prevention platform utilizes third-party forensic watermarking to shut down pirate streams in real-time, without any need to send takedown notices to hosts or receive cooperation from third parties.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:51:25 +0000
Two UK men, who released thousands of movies onto popular torrent sites, lost their appeal this week. The Appeal Court upheld their sentences of more than four years each, arguing that the punishments are "stiff" but not "manifestly excessive".
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:31:37 +0000
Last week, massively popular YouTuber KSI went crazy at fans who pirated his movie Laid in America. However, those with long memories remembered that KSI himself has a history of pirating software. In a new video, KSI admits he's a hypocrite and sets about atoning for his sins - by buying dozens of copies of his own movie and giving them away.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:22:48 +0000
The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has confirmed the arrests of two individuals connected to private torrent site BlackCats-Games. The men, aged 47 and 44, are both from the UK. They were arrested on suspicion of copyright infringement and money laundering offences.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:58:10 +0000
Millions of users lost access to their personal files when Megaupload was raided, and after nearly half a decade they are still stashed away in a Virginia warehouse. Former Megaupload user Kyle Goodwin has been trying to get his files back for years. This week he urged the court to take action, fearing that his data may soon be lost forever.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:53:31 +0000
Today we bring you the next episode of the Steal This Show podcast, discussing the latest file-sharing and copyright trends and news. In this episode we talk to Ryan X. Charles and Steven McKie of yours.network
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:44:54 +0000
Long-standing private torrent site Blackcat-Games appears to be in legal trouble. The gaming-focused site has been non-operational all day and during the past few hours its domain began redirecting to a server operated by the UK's Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:59:25 +0000
A UK-based photographer has filed a lawsuit at a federal court in Illinois, accusing Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Mike Pence of copyright infringement. The dispute centers around the controversial "bowl of skittles" campaign advertisement. The photographer, who happens to be a refugee himself, claims that he hasn't authorized the Trump campaign to use his work.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:14:09 +0000
Spain's Ministry of the Interior has announced the first ever arrest of an eBook pirate. The suspect is said to have uploaded more than 11,000 literary works online, many on the same day as their official release. More than 400 subsequent sites are said to have utilized his releases.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:55:41 +0000
The operator of streaming sites detailed in a UK High Court order obtained by the MPA has been arrested. Rainier Tamayo was reportedly arrested while uploading movies to his site but tracking him down probably wasn't that hard. The computer graduate included his own name in his site's URLs.