Internet Archive Faces Permanent ISP Blocking Following Audiobook Lawsuits
An anti-piracy group representing the rights of authors is calling for the Internet Archive to be blocked by ISPs in Russia forever. A pair of lawsuits concerning two audiobooks, including Metro 2033, led to the request to have the massively popular Archive.org permanently rendered inaccessible in the region. A legal process is now underway to avoid that happening. 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:2019-08-24 02:04:00 READMORE
Bill Aims to Deter Piracy by Teaching Copyright in Philippine Schools
A new bill that's currently being reviewed by Philippine lawmakers proposes to add copyright classes to the required curriculum. According to local Congressman Rufus Rodriguez, this should help to deter the rampant piracy problem the country faces today. 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:2019-08-23 19:23:39 READMORE
IPGuys ‘Pirate’ IPTV Service Sued by DISH Networks
Popular 'pirate' IPTV service IPGuys is the latest provider to fall victim to the lawyers of DISH Network. In a lawsuit filed in the United States, three named individuals and 10 John Does stand accused of capturing DISH signals from satellite feeds and redistributing them via the Internet utilizing a network of IPTV resellers. 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:2019-08-23 02:07:00 READMORE
Can YouTube Be Liable For Copyright Infringing Videos? EU Court to Decide
The European Court of Justice is being asked to answer several questions regarding YouTube's potential liability for pirated videos that are uploaded by its users. The case was referred by Austria's Supreme Court, which has to decide on a copyright dispute between local television channel Puls4 and the video host. The latter stands accused of not doing enough to curtail piracy. 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:2019-08-22 19:11:49 READMORE
Omniverse Fears Criminal Investigation Into Alleged IPTV Piracy
Streaming TV provider Omniverse has ceased operating, but its legal troubles are far from over. Hollywood studios continue to search for more evidence on its allegedly infringing activities. This week Omniverse asked the court to halt this process, and compel the copyright holders into mediation. The court documents further reveal that the streaming provider fears a potential criminal investigation. 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:2019-08-22 04:32:26 READMORE
Vader Streams Was Shut Down By ACE, Must Pay $10m Damages
Vader - formerly one of the most visible brands in the pirate IPTV space - shut down in May amid mysterious circumstances. As was initially suspected, it's now confirmed the platform was targeted by the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment. Following a secret legal process in Canada, the service is now on the hook for $10 million in damages. 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:2019-08-21 17:16:20 READMORE
Cox Asks Court to Sanction Labels Over Destroyed Tracking Evidence
Internet provider Cox Communications has asked a federal court in Virginia to preclude piracy tracking evidence from the liability lawsuit several music companies have filed. The case relies on evidence collected by MarkMonitor. However, according to Cox, the piracy tracking outfit destroyed crucial data that backs up these claims. 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:2019-08-21 05:59:17 READMORE
FACT Confirms Premier League Anti-Piracy Action Against IPTV Suppliers
The Federation Against Copyright Theft has confirmed that last month it helped to serve cease-and-desist notices to individuals at 16 premises in the UK connected to the supply of illegal sports streaming services. The action was taken in collaboration with the Premier League and law enforcement agencies. 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:2019-08-20 19:22:08 READMORE
YouTube Sues Alleged Scammer Over DMCA Extortion Scheme
An alleged scammer who tried to extort money from YouTubers by abusing the site's "three strikes" exclusion scheme is about to get his comeuppance. A lawsuit filed by YouTube in a US federal court seeks compensation and an injunction against US-resident Christopher Brady in response to abuse of the DMCA, harassment, extortion, and an apparent 'swatting' incident. 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:2019-08-20 12:51:08 READMORE
Court Denies Default Judgment Against ‘Cheating’ Fortnite Kid, In Spite of Mom’s ‘Defense’
Epic Games has failed to obtain a default judgment against "Sky Orbit," a YouTuber who the company accused of cheating in Fortnite. This means that the kid, who was sued when he was just 14 years old, gets off without any repercussions. 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:2019-08-20 05:36:24 READMORE
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 08/19/19
This week we have three newcomers in our chart. Aladdin is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is estimated by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are Web-DL/Webrip/HDRip/BDrip/DVDrip unless stated otherwise. RSS feed for the articles of the recent weekly movie download […] 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:2019-08-19 21:56:44 READMORE
Netflix’s First Pirate Site Blocking Application Granted in Australia
The first 'pirate' site blocking application in Australia featuring US streaming giant Netflix was granted by a judge in Federal Court this morning. Netflix successfully teamed up with Roadshow Films, Disney, Columbia and many other studios to have well over 100 domain names associated with torrent, streaming and similar sites blocked by local ISPs. 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:2019-08-19 18:17:16 READMORE
DISH Files $10m Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Easybox IPTV
After sending hundreds of fruitless cease-and-desist notices to 'pirate' IPTV provider Easybox IPTV, DISH Networks has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the service in the United States. DISH states that the defendants, which offer both pre-configured devices and separate channel subscriptions, are acting with willful, malicious intent while showing indifference to the rights of the broadcaster. 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:2019-08-19 02:39:32 READMORE
Anti-Piracy Efforts Are Unlikely to Beat Sci-Hub
Elsevier and other academic publishers see 'pirate' site Sci-Hub as a major threat to their billion-dollar industries. Many researchers, however, can't function properly without the notorious site. Since anti-piracy efforts are unlikely to beat the site, perhaps it's time for the publishers to draw a lesson from Sci-Hub instead? 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:2019-08-18 15:53:14 READMORE
Man Tried to Burn Down Telecoms Watchdog to Avenge Pirate Site-Blocking
A man in Russia who admitted to attempting three arson attacks says he took action in response to the authorities blocking pirate sites. The prosecutor demanded two years in prison but the man, who tried to burn down the offices of telecoms watchdog Roscomnadzor, has now received 18 months probation. 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:2019-08-18 02:32:51 READMORE
Disney and Charter Team Up on Piracy Mitigation
The Walt Disney Company and Charter Communications have signed a new distribution agreement. Aside from providing more Disney content to Charter subscribers, the companies will also join forces to combat piracy. What this collaboration will entail remains unknown for now, but it's an interesting step, especially since Charter is currently involved in a major piracy liability lawsuit. 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:2019-08-17 13:08:21 READMORE
Cloudflare Flags Copyright Lawsuits as Potential Liabilities Ahead of IPO
Cloudflare, the CDN company currently serving around 20 million Internet domains, sites, applications and APIs, has filed to go public. In its statement, the company warns that the activities of some of its customers, which include pirate sites, could expose it to significant copyright infringement liabilities in the future. 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:2019-08-17 00:18:50 READMORE
YouTube Forbids Monetizing Short Music Clips Through Manual Content-ID Claims
YouTube has announced that it will update its manual Content-ID claiming policy. Starting next month, rightsholders are forbidden from manually claiming videos that use short or unintentional music fragments. Those who repeatedly violate this new policy will have their manual claiming rights revoked. With the new policy, YouTube hopes to improve fairness in the creator ecosystem. 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:2019-08-16 12:12:55 READMORE
‘Google Blocked TorrentFreak From Appearing in Search Feature’
Documents released by whistleblower Zachary Vorhies suggests that Google actively blocked hundreds of sites, including TorrentFreak, from its Google Now service. The blocklist doesn't provide a specific reason for the blockade, but other sites are flagged for having a high user block rate or for peddling hoax stories. Vorhies has shared the documents with the US Department of Justice. 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:2019-08-15 21:09:05 READMORE