Spinrilla Wants RIAA Case Thrown Out Over ‘Lies’ About ‘Hidden’ Piracy Data
Oct17

Spinrilla Wants RIAA Case Thrown Out Over ‘Lies’ About ‘Hidden’ Piracy Data

Earlier this year, a group of well-known labels targeted Spinrilla, a popular hip-hop mixtape site and app which serves millions of users. The coalition of record labels, including Sony Music, Warner Bros. Records, and Universal Music Group, filed a lawsuit against the service over alleged copyright infringements. While the discovery process is still ongoing, Spinrilla recently informed the court that the record labels have...

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PureVPN Explains How it Helped the FBI Catch a Cyberstalker
Oct17

PureVPN Explains How it Helped the FBI Catch a Cyberstalker

Early October, Ryan S. Lin, 24, of Newton, Massachusetts, was arrested on suspicion of conducting “an extensive cyberstalking campaign” against a 24-year-old Massachusetts woman, as well as her family members and friends. The Department of Justice described Lin’s offenses as a “multi-faceted” computer hacking and cyberstalking campaign. Launched in April 2016 when he began hacking into the victim’s...

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Pirate Bay’s Iconic .SE Domain has Expired and is ‘For Sale’
Oct16

Pirate Bay’s Iconic .SE Domain has Expired and is ‘For Sale’

When The Pirate Bay first came online during the summer of 2003, its main point of access was thepiratebay.org. Since then the site has burnt through more than a dozen domains, trying to evade seizures or other legal threats. For many years thepiratebay.se operated as the site’s main domain name. Earlier this year the site moved back to the good old .org again, and from the looks of it, TPB is ready to say farewell to the...

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 10/16/17
Oct16

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 10/16/17

This week we have two newcomers in our chart. War for the Planet of the Apes 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...

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Netflix Expands Content Protection Team to Reduce Piracy
Oct16

Netflix Expands Content Protection Team to Reduce Piracy

There is little doubt that, in the United States and many other countries, Netflix has become the standard for watching movies on the Internet. Despite the widespread availability, however, Netflix originals are widely pirated. Episodes from House of Cards, Narcos, and Orange is the New Black are downloaded and streamed millions of times through unauthorized platforms. The streaming giant is obviously not happy with this situation and...

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‘Pirate’ EBook Site Refuses Point Blank to Cooperate With BREIN
Oct16

‘Pirate’ EBook Site Refuses Point Blank to Cooperate With BREIN

Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN is probably best known for its legal action against The Pirate Bay but the outfit also tackles many other forms of piracy. A prime example is the case it pursued against a seller of fully-loaded Kodi boxes in the Netherlands. The subsequent landmark ruling from the European Court of Justice will reverberate around Europe for years to come. Behind the scenes, however, BREIN persistently tries to take much...

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