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Youtuber sued over Stanley Kubrick movies analysis

on Jun 07, 2016 · 4 min read
Original post by Andy on June 6, 2016 - TorrentFreak
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A YouTube user who creates video essays has been hit with a punishing lawsuit after selecting Stanley Kubrick as a subject matter and uploading his work to YouTube. UK-based Lewis Bond from Channel Criswell is being targeted by the music publishers behind the 1971 classic 'A Clockwork Orange' who want huge damages for willful infringement.

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Movie companies want to destroy massive pirate communities

on Jun 02, 2016 · 3 min read ·
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Original post by Andy on June 2, 2016 - TorrentFreak
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Social networks are increasingly being used to spread copyrighted content but rather than take down infringing items individually, entertainment companies would like to take a broader approach. Should copyright holders be allowed to wipe out communities with millions of members to protect copyright?

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Paramount cracks down on "The Godfather" pirates, after 44 years

on May 31, 2016 · 2 min read
Original post by Ernesto Van der Sar on May 29, 2016 - (TorrentFreak)
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The all-time classic The Godfather is not too far away from its 50 year anniversary, but that doesn't mean Paramount Pictures is letting people pirate the movie without consequences. Over the past several months the movie studio has sent warnings targeting alleged pirates, including a mention of a potential lawsuit.

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Youtube threatens legal action against video downloader

on May 30, 2016 · 2 min read
Original post by Ernesto Van der Sar on May 30, 2016 - (TorrentFreak)
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YouTube continues to crack down on sites and services that allow people to download videos from the site. Most recently, YouTube urged the operator of TubeNinja to cease his activities, or face potential legal action instead. For now, however, the video download service has no plans to change its course.

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Fan-created movie subtitle site operator facing prison

on May 27, 2016 · 2 min read ·
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Original post by Andy on May 25, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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The operator of a site that hosted fan-made translated movie subtitles has been prosecuted in Sweden. Undertexter.se was raided by police in the summer of 2013, despite many feeling that the site had done nothing wrong. That is disputed by the prosecutor who says that the crimes committed are worthy of imprisonment.

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Prince gave a file-hosting site a personal 30 min piracy lecture

on Apr 22, 2016 · 3 min read
Original post by Andy on April 22, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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After the sad passing of Prince yesterday, people have been paying tribute to the superstar musician. According to the operator of a file-hosting site that was hosting unauthorized copies of his tracks, Prince once personally called him on his cellphone and gave him a 30 minute talk on the perils of piracy.

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ISP vows to protect users from a piracy witch hunt

on Apr 22, 2016 · 2 min read
Original post by Ernesto Van der Sar on April 22, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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Swedish Internet service provider Bahnhof says it will do everything in its power to prevent copyright holders from threatening its subscribers. The provider is responding to a recent case in which a competing ISP was ordered to expose alleged BitTorrent pirates, reportedly without any thorough evidence.

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Opera browser adds free and unlimited VPN

on Apr 22, 2016 · 2 min read ·
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Original post by Ernesto Van der Sar on April 21, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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Opera has become the first major browser to add a free VPN client to its web browser. The VPN offers AES-256 encryption and allows users to browse the Internet privately. In addition, the free VPN also helps to circumvent website blockades, a feature many torrent users will appreciate.

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UK govt pushes 10 years jail for online pirates

on Apr 21, 2016 · 3 min read
Original post by Andy on April 21, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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The UK government has published its conclusions following a consultation into punishments for online copyright infringement offenses. At the earliest opportunity Parliament will be asked to increase custodial sentences up to a maximum of 10 years while ensuring that unwitting pirates are protected.

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Kim Dotcom warns Mega users to backup their files

on Apr 21, 2016 · 3 min read ·
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Original post by Andy on April 21, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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Kim Dotcom is warning users of Mega, the cloud storage company he founded in 2013, to back up their files. According to the entrepreneur, Mega is now under the control of Bill Liu, a New Zealand-based Chinese national that is currently fifth on China's most-wanted criminal list.

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Pirate Bay founder : Streaming model could ignite new piracy war

on Apr 20, 2016 · 3 min read ·
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Original post by Andy on April 20, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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As streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify gain even greater traction, so does the centralization of online content that consumers no longer own. According to Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde this business model holds subscribers to ransom, with the threat of content being suddenly taken away now a constant threat.

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Pirate site blocking boosts interest in VPNs, research shows

on Apr 20, 2016 · 2 min read
Original post by Ernesto Van der Sar on April 20, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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New research from Carnegie Mellon University shows that UK pirate site blocks increase people's interest in VPN services. However, the blocks also decrease the overall numbers of visits to pirate sites, while boosting the use of legal services such as BBC's iPlayer and Netflix.

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Microsoft's Azure awarded FACT anti-piracy seal of approval

on Apr 19, 2016 · 3 min read
Original post by Andy on April 19, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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Azure, the cloud computing platform created by Microsoft, has become the first service of its type to gain certification from anti-piracy group Federation Against Copyright Theft. The accreditation means that Microsoft has implemented many physical and digital processes designed to thwart online pirates.

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Kickasstorrents next target for Aussie piracy blocklist

on Apr 19, 2016 · 3 min read
Original post by Andy on April 18, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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Record labels Universal, Warner, Sony, and Albert & Son have filed an application at the Federal Court of Australia to have KickassTorrents and associated proxy sites blocked at the ISP level. The action follows a complaint filed by Foxtel to block sites including The Pirate Bay.

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Netflix: VPN blockade backlash doesn't hurt us

on Apr 19, 2016 · 2 min read ·
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Original post by Ernesto Van der Sar on April 19, 2016 (TorrentFreak)
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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says that the recent crackdown on VPN and proxy users hasn't hurt the company's results. The VPN blockade only affects a small but vocal minority, according to Hastings, and there are no signs that hordes of subscribers are abandoning ship.

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