Six Legal Issues Bitcoin Faces in South Korea
Jun26

Six Legal Issues Bitcoin Faces in South Korea

South Korea currently has no regulations regarding bitcoin, even as the digital currency has gained immense popularity following its recent price spikes. Lawyer Kim Kyung Hwan outlines the six most important legal issues surrounding bitcoin in the country. Also read: Why South Korean Bitcoin Adoption Could Outpace Most Other Countries This Year Regulations Expected in the Near Future Kim is a lawyer, patent attorney, and tax...

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Markets Update: After Some Stability Bitcoin Price Trends Downwards
Jun26

Markets Update: After Some Stability Bitcoin Price Trends Downwards

On June 24 the price of bitcoin dipped down 7 percent to a low of $2512 USD after remaining relatively stable at $2680-2700 for the past few days. Also Read: Scheduled Scaling Updates for the Bitcoin Network Are Getting Closer Bitcoin’s Price Drops 10 Percent Against the Dollar As bitcoin maintained the $2700 average, a few bitcoin traders were probably getting bored because the price didn’t show much movement....

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Cybercrime Officials Shutdown Large eBook Portal, Three Arrested
Jun26

Cybercrime Officials Shutdown Large eBook Portal, Three Arrested

Back in February 2015, German anti-piracy outfit GVU filed a complaint against the operators of large eBook portal Lul.to. Targeted mainly at the German audience, the site carried around 160,000 eBooks, 28,000 audiobooks, plus newspapers and periodicals. Its motto was “Read and Listen” and claimed to be both the largest German eBook portal and the largest DRM-free platform in the world. Unlike most file-sharing sites,...

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 06/26/17
Jun26

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 06/26/17

This week we have two newcomers in our chart. Kong: Skull Island 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...

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Sorry, the “You Wouldn’t Steal a Car” Anti-Piracy Ad Wasn’t ‘Pirated’
Jun26

Sorry, the “You Wouldn’t Steal a Car” Anti-Piracy Ad Wasn’t ‘Pirated’

In recent years millions of people have seen the Piracy It’s a Crime anti-piracy video. According to popular belief and reputable news sources, the music used in the “You Wouldn’t Steal a Car” clip was itself pirated. Oh the irony… While the case in question dates back to the beginning of the decade, the alleged “theft” is still cited regularly. People regularly mention it on YouTube,...

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