Article 13: YouTube CEO is Now Lobbying FOR Upload Filters
In a week which began with warnings from YouTube about the potential negative effects of the EU's Article 13 proposals, an interesting development is being reported by Julia Reda, MEP for the Pirate Party. The vice chair of the Greens/EFA group reports that YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has visited Strasbourg and now appears to be lobbying in favor of upload filters. 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:2018-11-15 20:29:20 READMORE
Film Group Asks Court to Stop Arrests of Theater Owners Over Piracy
Theater owners in India are being wrongfully arrested when movies are illegally recorded on their premises, a film group claims. In a plea to the Madras High Court, the Film Exhibitors Association said that following complaints about illegal camcording, owners are being arrested by the police, without a proper inquiry taking place. 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:2018-11-15 15:55:40 READMORE
New “Warsaw Declaration” Promises International Anti-Piracy Cooperation
A group of 34 organizations and institutions have signed the 'Warsaw Declaration', hoping to increase international cooperation in the fight against online piracy. The signees, including prominent names such as the BBC, HBO, and NBCUniversal, believe that effective global collaboration is key to address the ongoing problem. 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:2018-11-15 09:11:18 READMORE
‘Pirate’ Set-Top Boxes Used By 45% of Online Thai Consumers
According to a study commissioned by the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP), 45% of Internet-connected, online consumers in Thailand use a set-top box configured for piracy. CAP, which counts the MPA and other large media companies as members, reports that more than two in three of these consumers cancel paid subscriptions as a result. 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:2018-11-14 16:57:48 READMORE
Piracy Debt Collectors Back Off After Massive Backlash in Finland
Opponents of copyright trolling efforts in Finland scored a major victory last week. A local debt collection company, which came under fire after going after individuals with unpaid settlement letters, has announced that it has withdrawn from the piracy debt collection business. 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:2018-11-14 07:46:03 READMORE
Domain Registrars and Registries Don’t Want to ‘Police’ Piracy
Copyright holders would like domain name registrars and registries to take a more active anti-piracy approach. There was some serious movement in this direction last year when a new copyright arbitration process was proposed that put domains including that of The Pirate Bay at risk. However, the plan has since been canned, as various parties believe that it went a step too far. 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:2018-11-13 19:54:58 READMORE
SETTV IPTV Service Ordered to Pay DISH $90,000,000 in Piracy Damages
SETTV, an under-fire IPTV service previously sued by several Hollywood studios, has suffered a crushing blow in another US-based lawsuit. After being sued by DISH Network and Nagrastar for retransmitting the former's content without authorization, SETTV has now agreed to pay the plaintiffs more than $90 million while shutting down and handing over its domains and equipment. 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:2018-11-13 09:53:58 READMORE
Nintendo ‘Wins’ $12 Million From Pirate ROM Site Operators
The owners of now-defunct ROM sites LoveROMS.com and LoveRETRO.co have agreed to a $12 million judgment in favor of Nintendo. The operators, a married couple, admit to both direct and indirect copyright and trademark infringement. Both parties requested the court to sign off on this unusual judgment, which will end their legal battle. 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:2018-11-12 20:37:18 READMORE
YouTube CEO Says That Videos May Be Blocked Due to EU Copyright Law
YouTube's CEO is warning that the platform may have to begin blocking videos in response to legislation making its way through the EU Parliament. The final text of Article 13 is yet to be decided but Susan Wojcicki is warning that the current wording would hold it responsible for the copyright infringements of users, something that could impact the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of people. 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:2018-11-12 14:33:50 READMORE
Hitman 2’s Denuvo Protection Cracked Three Days Before Launch
Hitman 2 is due to hit the streets on November 13, protected by the most up-to-date variant of Denuvo's anti-tamper technology. However, a cracking group appears to have obtained a version of the game destined for pre-order buyers, cracked it, and released it online three days early. Just last week, Denuvo suggested that four days protection could prove significant for game sales. 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:2018-11-12 08:55:20 READMORE
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 11/12/18
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘The Equalizer 2'. 'The Meg' 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:2018-11-12 08:25:16 READMORE
Pro-Copyright Bias is Alive, Well, and Still Hiding the Full Story
In 2007 and as recently as January 2018, the director of the movie The Man From Earth was championing the promotional effects of piracy. Last week, out of nowhere, he appeared to do a complete turnaround, branding the phenomenon as a threat to all creators. Something didn't feel right about this apparent change of heart. Diving into the details, a bigger picture begins to emerge. 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:2018-11-11 21:04:51 READMORE
MPAA: Switzerland Remains “Extremely Attractive” For Pirate Sites
In a recent submission to the US Trade Representative, the MPAA again states that Switzerland’s copyright law is wholly inadequate, making it extremely attractive to host illegal sites there. The European country has plans to update its laws, but the proposed changes are no significant improvement, Hollywood's trade group notes. 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:2018-11-11 19:17:34 READMORE
Corel Wrongly Accuses Licensed User of Piracy, Disables Software Remotely
Earlier this year, Corel obtained a patent which enables the company to offer software pirates an amnesty deal via a messaging system. While this can be a smart approach, it is not without its flaws. This week, the company remotely disabled the software of a fully-licensed user of Paintshop Pro and left his medical-related business unable to meet customer needs. 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:2018-11-10 21:38:41 READMORE
Researchers Report Elsevier to EU Anti-Competition Authority
Academic publisher Elsevier has repeatedly made the news for its battle with Sci-Hub, the "Pirate Bay" of science. However, while Elsevier is using copyrights to protect its business, academic-insiders accuse the publisher of "anti-competitive" 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:2018-11-10 11:33:49 READMORE
MPAA Considers a ‘Makeover’ As It Faces Shrinking Budget
Disney's acquisition of 20th Century Fox has been one of the major entertainment industry stories this year. Indirectly, it also impacts Hollywood's industry group the MPAA, which loses one of its six members. This prompted insiders to rethink the organization's future and reportedly, streaming giants such as Netflix are being considered as future members. 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:2018-11-09 20:55:37 READMORE
Greek ISPs Ordered to Block 38 Domains, Including The Pirate Bay
Following a request from a local anti-piracy group, Greek Internet service providers are required to block access to The Pirate Bay, 1337x, YTS, and several other pirate sites. The order, issued by a special Government-affiliated commission, also targets several popular subtitle sites. 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:2018-11-09 14:22:17 READMORE
Publishing Giants Ask to Join Landmark Anti-Piracy Agreement
A landmark anti-piracy agreement between rightsholders and technology companies in Russia might soon have a new signature. Major publishers have asked to join the scheme, which will see the creation of a centralized database of infringing content and rapid takedowns. Meanwhile, search giant Yandex might avoid a legal battle with TV companies after signing the document last week. 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:2018-11-09 09:16:35 READMORE
Dutch Govt Agency Warns Against Fake ‘Piracy’ Fines
The Dutch Government's Telecom Agency is alerting the public that its name is being abused by scammers to demand piracy fines. In a warning issued today, it recommends recipients not to respond to these emails. It appears that scammers are capitalizing on the news that rightsholders may soon start sending 'fines' to alleged 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:2018-11-08 16:55:39 READMORE