torrents

Nigerian Torrent Downloaders Given Prison Sentences

Downloading torrents of copyright-infringing material is illegal, as we all know, and while those involved in large-scale file-sharing operations – like YIFY/YFS – or ...

April 17, 2017 at 6:06 pm 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

Two Attorneys Indicted for Porn Torrent Extortion Scheme

Two US lawyers have been indicted for engaging in an elaborate extortion scheme which involved deliberately seeding copyrighted materials they owned to torrent sites so that ...

December 22, 2016 at 6:00 am by

KickassTorrents Case Could Put All Torrent Sites at Risk

KickassTorrents, the world’s most used torrent site, has been seized by the US government, and its owner, Artem Vaulin, has been arrested in Poland, awaiting extradition. ...

July 22, 2016 at 6:57 pm by

Online Pirates to Face 10 Years Prison in UK

The UK Government has unveiled its new Digital Economy Bill [PDF] in Parliament which features a revision to current laws regarding online copyright infringement. Under the ...

July 9, 2016 at 6:40 pm by
The Pirate Bay

ThePirateBay Steers Back to .org Domain

ThePirateBay is unquestionably the most famous torrent site ever devised and become a target of various organisations aiming to protect intellectual property such as the RIAA ...

May 25, 2016 at 4:20 pm by
Time Warner

HBO Wages War on Game of Thrones Torrents

HBO isn’t best pleased that its stellar hit Game of Thrones is the most downloaded show ever, and has sent out thousands of copyright infringement warnings to anyone deemed ...

May 8, 2016 at 7:40 pm by

Kanye West Gets His Own Pirate Bay

Tune murmurer, paladin of egotism, and self-appointed “voice of this generation” Kanye West – recently exposed using The Pirate Bay to search for copyrighted software, ...

March 6, 2016 at 5:39 pm by

Kanye West’s Latest Album Already Pirated Over Half a Million Times

Kanye West recently released his new album, The Life of Pablo, exclusively on the music streaming service Tidal owned by fellow artist Jay-Z. However, amidst numerous ...

February 17, 2016 at 9:32 am by

Popcorn Time to be Revived in the Browser

Popcorn time has been blocked, banned and taken down over copyright issues a number of times. It seems that the popular movie streaming service just refuses to die. Despite ...

February 7, 2016 at 6:21 pm by

The Pirate Bay’s “Hydra” Has Been Decapitated

This time last year, The Pirate Bay was all but dead; the Swedish datacentre that hosted the notorious torrent site had been raided by police in December 2014, leaving it ...

January 1, 2016 at 8:30 pm by

EA, Nintendo, Playstation, and Ubisoft Launch Attack on KickAss Torrents

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which has EA, Nintendo, Playstation, and Ubisoft as its members, has reported a number of torrent sites to the US government, ...

October 11, 2015 at 11:59 pm by

The Pirate Bay Founder Freed From Prison After Three Years

The founder of infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay, Gottfrid Svartholm, has been freed from prison after three years. Svartholm, also known by his nickname Anakata, served ...

September 28, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

Anti-Blocking Website More Popular Than Spotify and Skype in the UK

While the UK High Court has been making busywork of blocking access to a myriad of popular torrent sites via the country’s ISPs, users apathetic to the restrictions have ...

August 2, 2015 at 8:29 pm by

Google Chrome Starts Blocking Torrent Sites

Since yesterday, Google’s Chrome browser has begun blocking torrent websites, including Torrentz, ExtraTorent, RARBG, and the popular KickAss Torrents, flagging them as ...

July 12, 2015 at 7:00 am by


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