Switzerland Urges U.S. to Remove it From its ‘Pirate Watchlist’
On April 1st, Switzerland's new copyright law will go into effect. The new legislation incorporates many recommendations from copyright holders, including a “stay-down” provision. Not all wishes were granted, however, as site-blocking is off-limits and downloading will remain legal. The country hopes that the changes will nonetheless warrant a removal from the U.S. pirate watchlist. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-28 20:25:45 READMORE
Pirate IPTV Box Seller Arrested By LAPD, ABS-CBN Files Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuits
Media giant ABS-CBN has filed two US lawsuits worth millions of dollars in damages against two men they accuse of supplying pirate IPTV devices to the public. One of the men was arrested earlier this month by Los Angeles Police Department following an undercover sting operation. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-28 04:18:25 READMORE
Amazon Fire TV Stick is the Preferred Device for Pirate IPTV Subscribers
New data published by Canadian broadband management company Sandvine shows that pirate IPTV traffic is growing in the US and Canada. This translates to millions of 'pirate' subscriptions. A detailed analysis further reveals that Amazon Fire TV Sticks are the preferred tool to access pirate IPTV. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-27 18:02:56 READMORE
DMCA Notices Took Down 14,320 Github Projects in 2019
Github has revealed that throughout 2019, the coding hosting platform took down more than 14,300 projects following DMCA complaints. Of the total notices received, only a tiny proportion was contested via counter-notice. Interestingly, the Microsoft-owned platform also reveals that one copyright complaint cannot be detailed as it's the subject of a gagging order. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-27 03:04:21 READMORE
Pornhub’s Owner Goes After Thousands of BitTorrent Pirates
MG Premium is a sister company of Pornhub. Both are active in the same industry under the wings of adult entertainment giant Mindgeek. However, instead of serving free video content, MG Premium is going after thousands of suspected pirates in Sweden, urging them to pay hefty financial settlements. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-26 17:24:37 READMORE
Reddit’s Copyright Infringement Removals Increased by 500% Last Year
Reddit has published new data which shows that 124,247 pieces of content were removed following copyright takedown notices last year. This is a fivefold increase compared to the year before. For the first time, the site also reported details on its repeat infringer policy which resulted in 283 users and 137 subreddits being banned. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-26 06:50:44 READMORE
As UK Pirates Swarm to Live Sports & Movies, Hardcore Pirates Diminish
The UK's Intellectual Property Office has published the latest edition of its Online Copyright Infringement Tracker report. Illicit consumption of movies increased considerably over the previous period, with a new category of live sports leaping almost to the top of the infringement tables. Interestingly, the report also highlights a significant decrease in hardcore pirates. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-25 23:12:24 READMORE
RapidVideo Agrees to Pay Settlement to ACE, Hands Over Domains
Popular file-hosting service RapidVideo shut down late last year following legal pressure from Netflix and Warner Bros. This case is now closed and the site's operator has agreed to pay a substantial settlement to the rightsholders. In addition to the settlement, the site's domain names have been handed over to the Motion Picture Association. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-25 16:20:35 READMORE
Cloudflare Agrees to Stop Caching Pirate Content in Japan, If Court Declares Sites Illegal
In 2018, four of Japan's largest manga publishers filed a motion at a Tokyo court demanding that Cloudflare stop providing services to several 'pirate' sites, including Mangamura replacement Hoshinoromi. The companies now reveal that a settlement has been reached with Cloudflare to "stop the replication" of the sites on its Japan-based servers, if a court declares them illegal. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-25 03:32:47 READMORE
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 02/24/20
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Frozen 2' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Charlie's Angels'. 'Knives Out' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-24 19:19:57 READMORE
Rightsholders Want Google and Facebook to Scrub Links to Pirate Sites
Creative Content Australia is urging the Australian Government to force online platforms to stop linking to pirate sites. According to the group's Chair, Graham Burke, services such as Google and Facebook facilitate access to illegal sites that harm rightsholders. These pirate sites also scam the public at large by propagating malware and stealing card details, Burke warns. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-24 17:01:30 READMORE
Copyright Troll Now Has its Own Piracy Tracking Tool
Strike 3 Holdings has targeted thousands of alleged BitTorrent pirates in U.S. courts over the past several years. Up until recently, the company relied on evidence gathered by a third-party piracy tracking firm. However, new court filings show that Strike 3 now has its own in-house surveillance tool called VXN Scan. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-24 04:18:04 READMORE
YouTube Fair Use: Documentary Makers Defeat Gaye, Thicke, Bee Gees & Jackson
In December 2019 a web-series dedicated to debunking copyright and copying myths was hit with four copyright complaints over the alleged illegal use of tracks from Robin Thicke, Marvin Gate, Bee Gees and Michael Jackson. However, the makers of The Creativity Delusion: Geniuses Steal, decided to fight back and have now defeated every single claim against their video. Fair use, they say, is worth fighting for. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-23 20:20:20 READMORE
Canal+ Warns Torrent Site Not to Pirate Upcoming TV-Series
The Polish branch of entertainment company CANAL+ is warning pirate sites not to make an upcoming TV-series available. The company's anti-piracy department sent a letter to a popular torrent site, noting that it may be held liable if it doesn't expeditiously remove or disable access to potential future uploads. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-23 05:14:31 READMORE
MPA Targets Pirate App TeaTV, Asks Github to Consider Repeat Infringer Policy
TeaTV is one of the most popular 'pirate' video apps around, providing ready access to movies and TV shows. The app received mainstream media attention in 2019 and following on from that exposure, the MPA has been trying to disrupt the application. The movie industry group is now asking code platform Github to take down three versions of the application while considering its repeat infringer policy. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-22 18:58:06 READMORE
Movie Company Links ‘Notorious Copyright Thief’ Peter Sunde to MKVCage Lawsuit
The makers of the movie 'Hellboy' have filed an amended complaint against the popular torrent site MKVCage. While the site disappeared after the legal pressure became public, the lawsuit isn't going away. Instead, the movie company now links MKVCage to Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde, who they describe as a 'notorious copyright thief.' Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-22 03:22:06 READMORE
Activision Subpoenas Reddit to Identify Call of Duty Warzone ‘Leaker’
In response to the many Call of Duty Warzone leaks appearing online, Activision has been filing aggressive takedowns on copyright grounds. According to documents obtained by TorrentFreak, the gaming giant has also obtained a DMCA subpoena from a US court, which compels Reddit to hand over the personal details of a user who allegedly posted a leaked image to the site. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-21 17:10:30 READMORE
Italian Police Report 223 Pirate IPTV Subscribers to the Judicial Authorities
The Guardia di Finanza, the Italian police unit tasked with financial crimes, has reported 223 subscribers of pirate IPTV services to the judicial authorities. This is the first large scale operation against IPTV users worldwide. According to the authorities, the targeted users risk a hefty fine as well as a potential prison sentence. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-21 03:46:42 READMORE
Court Gives ‘Dynamic’ Pirate Site-Blocking the Green Light in Spain
A Spanish court has handed down an order that will compel local ISPs to block pirate sites and services, primarily to prevent the unlicensed distribution of live football matches. Several interesting novelties can be observed in the ruling, including that broadcaster Telefónica Audiovisual Digital can add new sites, IP addresses, and URLs, without judicial oversight. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons.

Posted On:2020-02-20 18:51:24 READMORE