NordVPN Had Private Keys Stolen after Server Breach
NordVPN has confirmed that one of its servers was compromised in a hack early last year. The attacker gained access to a TLS encryption key which could be used to impersonate the NordVPN.com site or a VPN server, using a targeted man-in-the-middle attack. The key could not be used to decrypt regular VPN traffic. 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:2019-10-22 18:31:12 READMORE
BREIN, MPA, and ACE Shut Down Massive ‘Pirate CDN’
Anti-piracy groups BREIN, MPA and ACE have teamed up to take down Moonwalk, a system that allegedly provides back-end services for around 80% of pirate Russian streaming sites. BREIN says that Moonwalk's database contains 26,000 movies and more than 10,000 TV shows. An announcement from Moonwalk says it will "NEVER be up again." 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:2019-10-22 02:57:43 READMORE
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 10/21/19
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'The Lion King' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw'. 'El Camino' 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:2019-10-21 23:39:37 READMORE
RapidVideo Shuts Down Following Legal Pressure from Warner Bros and Netflix
RapidVideo, a popular file-hosting service with millions of users, has thrown in the towel. The site faces legal pressure from lawyers representing the MPA and ACE, including a lawsuit from Warner Bros. and Netflix. Paired with dwindling revenues and a worsening legal climate, maintaining the site is no longer viable, according to the operator. 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:2019-10-21 20:28:00 READMORE
Mailchimp Kicks Out TorrentFreak Because We’re ‘Too Risky’
After years of news reporting on copyright issues, we have learned that piracy is not without risk. However, writing about it also has its challenges. A few days ago, our newsletter provider MailChimp kicked us out because our content is too risky for its business. Apparently, overactive spam filters don't really like the topics we cover. 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:2019-10-21 05:28:16 READMORE
‘Sharing is Caring’ Once Described Piracy But Things Have Probably Changed
While people have always made money from bootleg videos and music, the very early days of file-sharing mostly embodied the "sharing is caring" ethos. Have a tune, give one away. Have a game, pass it around. However, over the past 15 years - the last 10 in particular - there has been a noticeable shift. Does anyone share or provide platforms altruistically anymore, or is money behind pretty much everything? 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:2019-10-20 18:51:32 READMORE
Google Play Removes Perfect Player After “Bogus” Copyright Complaint
This week Google removed the popular IPTV software Perfect Player from its Play Store following a hard-to-fathom copyright complaint. A major pay TV provider claimed it was possible to stream pirate content in the app so it must be illegal. However, the app ships with no links to content whatsoever, so anything infringing must've been added at a later stage. 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:2019-10-20 05:22:42 READMORE
Guns N’ Roses Fans ‘Fear’ That the Band is Setting a Piracy Trap
This week Guns N' Roses asked its fans to share bootleg footage of the band's "Not in This Lifetime..." tour, with a chance to have it featured in the official video. While that may seem like a great idea, some dedicated fans suggest that it's an (inadvertent) trap, as many people have received strikes and bans in recent months after sharing Guns N' Roses footage. 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:2019-10-19 19:08:42 READMORE
Cloudflare Refutes MPA and RIAA’s Piracy Concerns
Cloudflare is frustrated with the continued criticism from entertainment industry groups, which accuse the company of assisting pirate sites. In a letter to the U.S. Government, the CDN provider once again rebuts these claims, stressing that it's not obliged to shut down potentially infringing websites. 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:2019-10-19 01:44:53 READMORE
Mega Overturns Brazilian ISP Copyright Block
Following a complaint by the Brazilian Association of Subscription Television and subsequent court order, file-hosting giant Mega found itself blocked by ISPs in Brazil recently. Following an appeal, however, the New Zealand-based site will now be unblocked by the country's 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:2019-10-18 17:49:59 READMORE
Popular Torrent Uploader MKVCage ‘Returns,’ But Legal Troubles Remain
The popular torrent uploader MKVCage appears to have made a comeback at a new home, MKVCage.nl. The site's .com domain disappeared last month, shortly after the makers of the film Hellboy filed a lawsuit. In addition to the new domain, MKVCage's accounts at other sites are also back in action. However, that doesn't mean that the legal troubles are over. 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:2019-10-18 05:04:44 READMORE
Police Raids Shut Down Share-Online.biz, Germany’s Largest File-Hoster
Share-Online.biz, Germany's largest file-hosting site, has been shut down following raids in Germany, France, and the Netherlands. The platform reportedly had hundreds of servers serving between six and ten million users per month. Currently, three suspects in their forties and fifties are under 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:2019-10-17 18:35:45 READMORE
Comcast Becomes First ISP to Join ACE Global Anti-Piracy Coalition
Comcast and by extension Xfinity has become the first Internet service provider to join the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment. Along with Viacom, which also joined ACE this week, the company takes its place among almost three dozen content creation and distribution companies in the world's most formidable anti-piracy alliance. 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:2019-10-17 03:52:28 READMORE
YouTube Settles Lawsuit With Alleged DMCA Extortion Scammer for $25,000
YouTube has settled its DMCA abuse dispute with Nebraska-resident Christopher Brady. The man allegedly extorted several users of the streaming platform by requesting payments in exchange for retracting bogus copyright claims. Brady agreed to pay $25,000 and offered a public apology to those who were impacted by his actions. 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:2019-10-16 18:45:51 READMORE
Key Internet Players Call For Clarification of ‘Notorious Piracy Market’ Term
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition is asking the U.S. Trade Representative to clarify what a 'notorious piracy market' is. The group, which represents tech firms including Cloudflare, Google, Amazon and Verisign, warns that calling out key Internet infrastructure companies as rogue actors, as some rightsholders have done, puts the Internet in danger. 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:2019-10-16 05:04:21 READMORE
Twitter Suspends Trump Meme Creator…But Not For the ‘Kingsman’ Bloodbath Video
Over the weekend a violent video meme depicting Donald Trump killing his critics was aired at a conference for his supporters in Miami. Yesterday, a person connected to the video's creation was suspended by Twitter. But while some have connected the two events, an unconnected copyright complaint from Universal Music was ultimately to blame. 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:2019-10-15 18:42:56 READMORE
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 10/14/19
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'The Lion King' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw'. 'Toy Story 4' 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:2019-10-15 16:11:22 READMORE
DISH Threatens to Sue IPTV Subscribers Because Suppliers Are Snitching
DISH and Nagrastar are reportedly sending out a new wave of pay-up-or-else letters to 'pirate' IPTV users in the United States. The company has previously demanded around $3,500 in compensation per person, apparently after obtaining customer details from 'pirate' suppliers. Recent court documents show that does indeed happen. 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:2019-10-15 01:20:56 READMORE
MPAA and RIAA’s Megaupload Lawsuits Remain on Hold, Perhaps For Years
A federal court in Virginia has granted Megaupload's request to keep the civil lawsuits filed by music and movie companies on hold until April next year. With the criminal case still pending, this standstill could last for years. Meanwhile, Kim Dotcom is plugging the upcoming token sale of the new content publishing and monetization platform K.im. 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:2019-10-14 18:58:09 READMORE