Blog Profile / TorrentFreak


URL :http://torrentfreak.com/
Filed Under:Internet / File Sharing
Posts on Regator:6176
Posts / Week:12.8
Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Hackers Leak Netflix’s Orange is The New Black, Season 5 Premiere

A hacking group calling itself TheDarkOverlord is threatening to leak a trove of unreleased TV shows and movies. The group has already backed up its warning by uploading the season five premiere of Netflix's Orange is The New Black.Show More Summary

Cloudflare Ordered to Expose Gay-Torrents Operator, Or Else…

A new DMCA subpoena has ordered Cloudflare to expose the person who manages the account of private torrent community Gay-Torrents.org. The request comes from adult company Flava Works, who warned Cloudflare that it might also face aShow More Summary

Swefilmer Piracy Trial Ends, Operators Face Years in Jail

The trial of the operators of defunct streaming site Swefilmer ended this week with the prosecutor likening the operation to organized crime and seeking lengthy custodial sentences for the men involved. On top, they face potential damages of more than $1m. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.

Kodi Counters Scaremongerers and Clarifies Its Stance on DRM

Facing a constant stream of rumors and inaccurate news reports, the Kodi team has felt the need to clarify its stance on DRM. The Kodi software will never prohibit users from accessing content, legal or not, they stress. Compatibility...Show More Summary

Australia Readies New Copyright Safe Harbor Consultation

Last month Australia dropped plans to extend its copyright safe harbor provisions to include platforms such as Google, Facebook and YouTube. A little over a month later and the topic is back on the agenda, with the government announcing...Show More Summary

Megaupload User Asks Appeals Court to Help Get His Files Back

Millions of users lost access to their personal files when Megaupload was raided, and after more than half a decade not much has changed. Former Megaupload user Kyle Goodwin has been trying to get his files back for years. This weekShow More Summary

Selling Piracy-Configured Media Players is Illegal, EU Court Rules

Selling devices pre-configured to obtain copyright-infringing content is illegal, the European Court of Justice effectively ruled today. The decision, which evolved from a case involving anti-piracy group BREIN and a shop that sold piracy-configured...Show More Summary

Pirate Site Blockades Violate Free Speech, Mexico’s Supreme Court Rules

Broad pirate sites blockades are disproportional, Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice has ruled. The Government can't order ISPs to block websites that link to copyright-infringing material because that would also restrict access to legitimate content and violate the public's freedom of expression. Show More Summary

Kim Dotcom Asks Police to Urgently Interview FBI Director Jim Comey

Kim Dotcom has filed a formal complaint with police in New Zealand after FBI director James Comey arrived in the region for a conference. Dotcom's complaint says that Comey should be urgently interviewed over the unlawful removal ofShow More Summary

Five Million Brits Go Crazy For Illegal Streaming

Almost five million Brits are regularly streaming TV content from illegal Internet services. That's one of the findings from a new YouGov study which shows that Kodi-powered devices and Android apps are particularly popular with users. Show More Summary

The RIAA is Now Copyright Troll Rightscorp’s Biggest Customer

Music industry group RIAA, which represents the leading recording labels in the US, is now a major customer of anti-piracy outfit Rightscorp. In fact, the RIAA's commitment to the copyright troll outfit is so significant that its business...Show More Summary

BitTorrent Inventor Bram Cohen Will Start His Own Cryptocurrency

BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen has already earned a spot in the Internet hall of fame, but he's not done yet. In recent years he's taken a strong interest in cryptocurrencies, something he will devote himself full-time to in the near future. Show More Summary

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 04/24/17

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Logan' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘The Fate of the Furious'. 'Kong: Skull Island' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.

Bram Cohen Lashes Out Against BitTorrent’s Former “Starfucker” CEOs

The average torrent user might not be aware of it, but BitTorrent Inc. went through the most “bizarre” period in its history during the past two years. Bram Cohen, BitTorrent inventor and founder of the company, now lashes out at some...Show More Summary

Steal This Show S02E14: ‘The Future of BitTorrent, With Bram Cohen’

Today we bring you the next episode of the Steal This Show podcast, discussing renegade media and the latest file-sharing and copyright news. In this episode, we talk to Bram Cohen, the invesntor of BitTorrent. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.

Anti-Piracy Outfit Targets ‘Troll’ Defense Sites With DMCA Takedowns

An anti-piracy company working for movie outfit Lionsgate has filed several wrongful and embarrassing DMCA notices with Google. IP Arrow was supposed to be making the move Mechanic: Resurrection harder to find on pirate platforms but...Show More Summary

Spammers Populate Google Maps With Pirate Links

Spammers are using Google Maps to promote pirated content. Thousands of links to pirate sites have appeared on the platform in recent months. Copyright holders are not happy with this unintended use and are targeting the pages with various takedown notices. Show More Summary

RIAA Sues ISP Grande Communications For Failing to Disconnect Pirates

The RIAA has sued Grande Communications for failing to take action against its pirating subscribers. The music industry group says that the Texas-based ISP's subscribers engaged in more than a million BitTorrent-based infringements yet...Show More Summary

uTorrent Will Move to The Web Browser

BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has unveiled plans to move the popular client uTorrent to the web browser. The next revision of the application will run in users' default browser, complete with a revamped interface and a significantly improved streaming experience. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.

Unauthorized Subtitles For Movies & TV Shows Are Illegal, Court Rules

A group of fansubbers who turned the tables on BREIN by taking the anti-piracy group to court have lost their legal battle. The Free Subtitles Foundation sought a legal ruling determining that fansubbers act within the law, but thisShow More Summary

Recent Posting Activity

Achievements

Posts per Week
Posts on Regator

Related Blogs


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC