This year The Diary of Anne Frank entered into the public domain in the Netherlands, allowing millions of people around the world to read it for free. However, under U.S. law the book remains copyrighted, which prompted the Wikimedia...Show More Summary
With the video games market excited at the prospect of 3DM taking a year-long break, the Chinese cracking group has just thrown a wrench in the works. According to 3DM's leader, speculation that her team can't beat Denuvo has provenShow More Summary
The MPAA and the Donuts domain registry have announced a new partnership aimed at curtailing movie and TV show piracy. Donuts controls the.movie gTLD so the arrangement is symbolic for the MPAA, but how will it work in practice? TF has...Show More Summary
After raking in dozens of millions in licensing fees, Warner/Chappell has admitted that it doesn't own the rights to the song "Happy Birthday". The music company has agreed to set aside a $14 million settlement fund for people who paid to use Happy Birthday in public. Show More Summary
Dallas Buyers Club has finally given up on its mission to demand cash settlements from alleged movie pirates in Australia. It's believed the company has made large amounts of money from the activity in other jurisdictions but will not...Show More Summary
The voluntary anti-piracy agreement between anti-piracy groups and ISPs in Portugal has resulted in more collateral damage. The country's piracy blocklist was recently updated with a non-existent domain name, presumably after one of the parties involved made a typo. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
The MPAA, RIAA and other entertainment industry groups are unhappy with how the Canadian Government is approaching the problem of online piracy. The country remains very appealing to pirate sites, they claim, while ISPs often fail to warn infringing subscribers effectively. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Following moves by The Pirate Bay to introduce on-site video streaming, today KickassTorrents implemented the same feature. The people at Torrents-Time, the people behind the technology, say that the development marks the start of a revolution. "Expect a bloodshed," they warn. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
The United States government will have to wait another six months for the appeal in the Kim Dotcom extradition case to be heard. A judge in the High Court in Auckland has just denied US requests for Dotcom's appeal to be fast-tracked,...Show More Summary
The streaming technology freshly embedded into The Pirate Bay is under fire from the Hollywood-backed anti-piracy outfit BREIN. Torrents-Time is an "illegal application" according to BREIN's lawyer but in a response the group behindShow More Summary
Every month hundreds of people are sued for sharing copyrighted media through file-sharing networks, mostly BitTorrent. This practice is big business for copyright holders and lawyers alike. Unfortunately, however, not all defense attorneys...Show More Summary
Showbox is a hugely popular all-in-one application for viewing the latest movies and TV shows on Android platforms and, with a tweak or two, on desktop machines too. Quite possibly installed on millions of devices, Showbox has just added...Show More Summary
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Ride Along 2' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘The Big Short' 'The Good Dinosaur' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
The copyright industry keeps repeating the mantra that the copyright monopoly is somehow "necessary". Creative Commons proves conclusively that it isn't. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
The MPAA, RIAA and various other anti-piracy groups have been trying to stop piracy for decades, without much result. A newly published paper on piracy and religion suggests that this is hardly surprising, as God appears to be one of...Show More Summary
Last month entertainment industry bodies finally succeeded in having leading Russian torrent site RuTracker permanently blocked by local ISPs. But with that ban failing to bring the site to its knees, rightsholders say they will now attack RuTracker's domain. Show More Summary
While many anti-companies are consumed with simply taking down content or even suing end users, others are also exploring ways to be a little more creative. To that end London-based MUSO has just launched Retune, a platform which aims...Show More Summary
The China-based cracking group that recently bemoaned Denuvo's anti-piracy system as all but unbreakable has delivered a second surprise announcement. 3DM says it will stop working on single-player games cracks for at least a year so...Show More Summary
Thanks to the brand new Torrents-Time browser plug-in The Pirate Bay has just transformed itself into the world's largest streaming video portal. The notorious torrent site now embeds 'Stream It!" links next to all video torrents enabling...Show More Summary
The Dutch movie industry is holding the local government responsible for the country's high piracy rates, claiming it tolerated and even encouraged unauthorized downloading for years. In response, a coalition of movie companies is demanding...Show More Summary