Treasure Trove of AACS 2.0 UHD Blu-Ray Keys Leak Online
Dec12

Treasure Trove of AACS 2.0 UHD Blu-Ray Keys Leak Online

Nowadays, movie buffs and videophiles find it hard to imagine a good viewing experience without UHD content, but disc rippers and pirates have remained on the sidelines for a long time. Protected with strong AACS 2.0 encryption, UHD Blu-ray discs have long been one of the last bastions movie pirates had yet to breach. This year there have been some major developments on this front, as full copies of UHD discs started to leak online....

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16-Year-Old Boy Arrested for Running Pirate TV Service
Dec12

16-Year-Old Boy Arrested for Running Pirate TV Service

After more than a decade and a half in existence, public pirate sites, services, and apps remain a thorn in the side of entertainment industry groups who are determined to close them down. That trend continued last week when French anti-piracy group ALPA teamed up with police in the Bordeaux region to raid and arrest the founder and administrator of piracy service ARTV. According to the anti-piracy group, the ARTV.watch website first...

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 12/11/17
Dec12

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 12/11/17

This week we have four newcomers in our chart. Dunkirk is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is estimated by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are Web-DL/Webrip/HDRip/BDrip/DVDrip unless stated otherwise. RSS feed for the weekly movie download chart. This week’s most downloaded movies are: Movie Rank Rank last week Movie name IMDb...

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Screener Piracy Season Kicks Off With Louis C.K.’s ‘I Love You, Daddy’
Dec12

Screener Piracy Season Kicks Off With Louis C.K.’s ‘I Love You, Daddy’

Towards the end of the year, movie screeners are sent out to industry insiders who cast their votes for the Oscars and other awards. It’s a highly anticipated time for pirates who hope to get copies of the latest blockbusters early, which is traditionally what happens. Last year the action started relatively late. It took until January before the first leak surfaced – Denzel Washington’s Fences – but more than...

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ETTV: How an Upload Bot Became a Pirate Hero
Dec12

ETTV: How an Upload Bot Became a Pirate Hero

Earlier this year, the torrent community was hit hard when another major torrent site suddenly shut its doors. Just a few months after celebrating its tenth anniversary, ExtraTorrent’s operator threw in the towel. While an official explanation was never provided, it’s likely that he was pressed to make this decision. The ExtraTorrent site was a safe harbor for millions of regular users, who became homeless overnight. But...

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Terrarium TV: The Best Android Movie Streaming App Faces Uncertain Future
Dec11

Terrarium TV: The Best Android Movie Streaming App Faces Uncertain Future

In early 2014, Popcorn Time turned the consumer end of the piracy world upside down. Utilizing a BitTorrent backend and a beautiful interface, Popcorn Time certainly lived up to its promise of being the Netflix for Pirates. Adopted by millions of users, it soon became a household name. In the months and years to come, Popcorn Time grabbed hundreds of headlines. However, aside from the app’s success, much of what followed was...

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