The Darknet Cat and Mouse Game: Law Enforcement Gains More Traction
Sep09

The Darknet Cat and Mouse Game: Law Enforcement Gains More Traction

Since the dawn of the Silk Road and the myriad of darknet markets (DNM) that followed, it’s been a cat and mouse game between law enforcement and DNM vendors and users. Also read: Proof-of-Stake is a Rebranded Version of the Old Financial System Operation Bayonet For a while, after the Silk Road was taken down it seemed like law enforcement officials and many three-letter entities had a hard time keeping up with the myriad...

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La Liga Purges Pirate IPTV Providers From Google
Sep09

La Liga Purges Pirate IPTV Providers From Google

According to a recent report published by Forbes, Europe’s top five football (soccer) leagues have deals in place that generate $8.2 billion per year in media rights. Without a doubt, England’s Premier League is the most lucrative, with Germany’s Bundesliga, Italy’s Serie A, and Spain’s La Liga in hot pursuit. Due to the high cost of licensing rights, TV broadcasters charge subscribers large sums to watch...

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Dish is Hiring an Investigator to Research and Monitor Pirates
Sep09

Dish is Hiring an Investigator to Research and Monitor Pirates

With $15 billion in annual revenue, American satellite and broadcast provider Dish Network is a force to be reckoned with. The company has been on a pirate crusade in recent years, filing several lawsuits against alleged pirate sources, including the popular Kodi-addon repository TVAddons. TVAddons previously announced that it had reached a confidential settlement and this week the case was indeed dismissed (pdf). Dish, however,...

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