DISH Files $10m Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Easybox IPTV
After sending hundreds of fruitless cease-and-desist notices to 'pirate' IPTV provider Easybox IPTV, DISH Networks has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the service in the United States. DISH states that the defendants, which offer both pre-configured devices and separate channel subscriptions, are acting with willful, malicious intent while showing indifference to the rights of the broadcaster. 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:2019-08-19 02:39:32 READMORE
Anti-Piracy Efforts Are Unlikely to Beat Sci-Hub
Elsevier and other academic publishers see 'pirate' site Sci-Hub as a major threat to their billion-dollar industries. Many researchers, however, can't function properly without the notorious site. Since anti-piracy efforts are unlikely to beat the site, perhaps it's time for the publishers to draw a lesson from Sci-Hub instead? 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:2019-08-18 15:53:14 READMORE
Man Tried to Burn Down Telecoms Watchdog to Avenge Pirate Site-Blocking
A man in Russia who admitted to attempting three arson attacks says he took action in response to the authorities blocking pirate sites. The prosecutor demanded two years in prison but the man, who tried to burn down the offices of telecoms watchdog Roscomnadzor, has now received 18 months probation. 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:2019-08-18 02:32:51 READMORE
Disney and Charter Team Up on Piracy Mitigation
The Walt Disney Company and Charter Communications have signed a new distribution agreement. Aside from providing more Disney content to Charter subscribers, the companies will also join forces to combat piracy. What this collaboration will entail remains unknown for now, but it's an interesting step, especially since Charter is currently involved in a major piracy liability lawsuit. 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:2019-08-17 13:08:21 READMORE
Cloudflare Flags Copyright Lawsuits as Potential Liabilities Ahead of IPO
Cloudflare, the CDN company currently serving around 20 million Internet domains, sites, applications and APIs, has filed to go public. In its statement, the company warns that the activities of some of its customers, which include pirate sites, could expose it to significant copyright infringement liabilities in the future. 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:2019-08-17 00:18:50 READMORE
YouTube Forbids Monetizing Short Music Clips Through Manual Content-ID Claims
YouTube has announced that it will update its manual Content-ID claiming policy. Starting next month, rightsholders are forbidden from manually claiming videos that use short or unintentional music fragments. Those who repeatedly violate this new policy will have their manual claiming rights revoked. With the new policy, YouTube hopes to improve fairness in the creator ecosystem. 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:2019-08-16 12:12:55 READMORE
‘Google Blocked TorrentFreak From Appearing in Search Feature’
Documents released by whistleblower Zachary Vorhies suggests that Google actively blocked hundreds of sites, including TorrentFreak, from its Google Now service. The blocklist doesn't provide a specific reason for the blockade, but other sites are flagged for having a high user block rate or for peddling hoax stories. Vorhies has shared the documents with the US Department of Justice. 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:2019-08-15 21:09:05 READMORE
‘Get it Right’ Hopes High-Profile Social Influencers Can Deter Piracy
The UK's Get It Right (From A Genuine Site) campaign is trying a fresh approach as part of its mission to deter people from accessing content illegally. With the help of 'social influencers' including popular YouTube Caspar Lee, the first episode of a new video mini-series aims to offer insight into the efforts expended to create original content and how piracy could undermine that. 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:2019-08-15 14:17:15 READMORE
Ads on Pirate Sites Can Hurt Sales, Survey Finds
Advertising on pirate sites can seriously harm certain brands, a new survey has revealed. The Trustworthy Accountability Group and Brand Safety Institute report states that the majority of people would buy less products from the companies as a result. The question remains, however, whether these people actually use pirate sites to begin with. 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:2019-08-15 04:13:11 READMORE
TV Distributors Abandon IPTV Blocking Application Down Under
Back in February, TV distributor International Media Distribution launched legal action in Australia's Federal Court targeting IPTV provider Reelplay. The company and two partners wanted local ISPs to block the platform due to alleged copyright infringement. However, for reasons unknown, the applicants have now terminated their case. 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:2019-08-14 17:54:07 READMORE
Music Companies Accuse Cox of Gamesmanship, Ask Court for Sanctions
In the ongoing piracy liability case between Cox and several music companies, the ISP recently agreed to engage in settlement discussions. However, two days before the hearing was set to take place, the ISP decided to cancel, noting that it didn't think the meeting would be productive. This last-minute cancellation, together with other objectionable actions, deserve to be sanctioned, according to the music outfits. 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:2019-08-14 04:11:04 READMORE
Warner Bros. Obtains Several Blocking Orders Targeting Major Pirate Sites
Warner Bros. has obtained several interim injunctions which compel ISPs in India to begin blocking major 'pirate' sites including EZTV, TorrentDownloads, Zooqle, Monova, Tamilrockers, and many more. The original applications are for permanent blocking injunctions that can be varied to counter circumvention. In some cases, domain suspensions have also been ordered. 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:2019-08-13 18:53:47 READMORE
Bell and Rogers to Request ‘Pirate’ Site Blocking Order in Canada
A lawsuit against the alleged 'pirate' IPTV provider GoldTV is gearing up to be a test case for pirate site blocking in Canada. A group of major broadcasters and telco giants, including Rogers and Bell, has obtained an interim injunction against GoldTV, and reportedly plans to request a site blocking order next month. 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:2019-08-13 01:33:43 READMORE
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 08/12/19
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Aladdin' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘The Hustle'. 'Avengers: Endgame' 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:2019-08-12 20:57:50 READMORE
Kim Dotcom Set to Mobilize Former Megaupload Users Against Joe Biden
Kim Dotcom suggested this morning that he'll be mobilizing former users of Megaupload against presidential candidate Joe Biden. Dotcom says that everyone who ever uploaded to the site from a US IP address will receive a video link via email detailing how Biden claimed he was behind the destruction of Megaupload. Meanwhile, Dotcom believes the US government won't get its hands on him for years, if ever. 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:2019-08-12 18:35:22 READMORE
Rightsholders Remove Google Results of Legal Search Engine ‘JustWatch’
Copyright holders would like Google to be more proactive when it comes to piracy. The company should promote legal services in its search results, is an often heard suggestion. A good idea perhaps but, at the moment, some copyright holders are taking things in the opposite direction. 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:2019-08-12 04:43:30 READMORE
Serie A Launches Anti-Piracy Campaign But Shares ‘Sponsor’ With Pirate Movies
Top Italian football league Serie A has launched a brand new campaign with its CEO claiming that cinema, TV and football will be "destroyed" by piracy. Directly underneath, however, Serie A is carrying adverts for 1XBET, the Russia-based gambling outfit that has its branding plastered over dozens of cam-recorded pirated movies. 1XBET is an official presenting partner of Serie A. 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:2019-08-11 18:35:07 READMORE
‘Copyright Troll’ Files Over 1,000 Piracy Lawsuits in Half a Year
After filing more than 1,000 lawsuits against alleged BitTorrent pirates in the first half of this year, Strike 3 Holdings is the most active copyright litigant in the United States. Together with fellow adult entertainment company Malibu Media, the company is responsible for nearly all cases filed against alleged file-sharers in the US. 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:2019-08-11 03:59:18 READMORE
Bulgaria CyberCrime Unit Arrests Man For Running Dozens of Pirate Sites
The Cybercrime Specialized Unit at the State Security Service of Bulgaria says it has arrested an individual said to be responsible for running dozens of pirate streaming sites that were supported by Google advertising. A 40-year-old man, who is said to be the owner/operator of all of the platforms, was detained under the direction of the Sofia District Prosecutor's Office. 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:2019-08-10 18:17:47 READMORE