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BitTorrent Sold To Blockchain Start-Up For $140m

BitTorrent Sold To Blockchain Start-Up For $140m When it comes to peer-to-peer applications, BitTorrent is probably one of the most popular available. Ok, with the possible ...

June 19, 2018 at 10:33 am by

Unaired Game of Thrones Episode Leaks Online

First they threatened, then they leaked. Dubbed, boastfully, by the perpetrators as “the greatest leak of cyber space era,” hackers reportedly compromised 1.5TB of data ...

August 4, 2017 at 2:55 pm by

Spotify Beta was Powered by Pirated mp3 Files

A decade ago, Spotify was hailed by many as the key mechanism for converting music pirates into legitimate customers. The music streaming service – formed in Stockholm ...

May 9, 2017 at 8:03 pm by

Bitsnoop Torrent Site Shut its Doors For Good

Bitsnoop has been around for almost a decade, but no more. Late in the day on the 31st of March, the site was changed to a goodbye message and a redirect. The site was founded ...

April 3, 2017 at 12:01 pm by

Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Porn Torrent Fraud Charge

A US lawyer, indicted on charges of entrapping torrenters by producing and uploading pornographic films then threatening tracked downloaders with copyright lawsuits, has ...

March 10, 2017 at 12:00 am by

Search Engines to Ban Links to Torrent Sites in Search Results

In another futile attempt to curb piracy, search engines are set to ban links to torrent sites in their search results, allegedly starting June 2017. Working with the UK ...

February 16, 2017 at 6:02 pm by

“Nerd Judge” Questions KickassTorrents Case Evidence

Artem Vaulin, the suspected owner of torrent site KickassTorrents, was arrested in Poland last year for alleged copyright infringement in the US. Vaulin’s legal team is ...

January 31, 2017 at 4:00 am by

UK ISPs Begin Crackdown on Suspected Torrenters

In an effort to crackdown on online piracy, internet service providers (ISPs) are to start sending letters to users suspected of illegally downloading copyrighted materials ...

January 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm by

Original Staff Brings KickAssTorrents Back to Life

At the height of its popularity, torrent site KickAssTorrents (KAT) was downed back in July this year after its owner was arrested by US law enforcement. While a number of ...

December 17, 2016 at 2:00 am by

The Grand Tour Becomes Most Illegally Downloaded Show Ever!

The Grand Tour is settings plenty of records, and not all of them as desirable as far as their production team is concerned, but a record is a record. The Grand Tour has now ...

December 12, 2016 at 11:35 am by

KickassTorrents Mirrors Maliciously Taking Your Details

People love torrents. Be it to download a piece of software they own legitimately or to get a copy of Game of Thrones just hours after it airs on TV. KickassTorrents was a ...

August 11, 2016 at 11:33 pm by

Torrentz – The World’s Largest Torrent Meta-Search Engine is Dead!

Torrentz.eu, the world’s largest torrent meta-search engine, has suddenly closed down. The site was founded in 2003, and offered links to torrents indexed on sites such as ...

August 6, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

FossHub Hack Replaces Software With Malware!

When you download some popular software, you often end up using a mirror to gain access to all of your favourite bits of software. A popular place to upload and share your ...

August 3, 2016 at 7:32 pm by

KickassTorrents Seized – Site Owner Arrested

KickassTorrents, the world’s most popular torrent site, has been seized by the US Government and the site’s owner has been arrested. The website and its domains were ...

July 22, 2016 at 8:37 am by

NBC Universal Patents Pirate-Hunting Tech

NBC Universal has filed a patent for a new technology designed to track and collect data on online pirates. The tech uses a high-volume file sharing swarms detection system to ...

July 11, 2016 at 5:40 pm by


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