A new study from Sweden has found that just over half of all young people admit to obtaining movies and TV shows from the Internet without paying, a figure that rockets to 70% among young men. With The Pirate Bay about to be blockedShow More Summary
The mysterious pirate site blockade by Internet backbone provider Cogent was a 'mistake.' The Pirate Bay and dozens of other pirate sites were blocked as collateral damage, following a broad court order directed at a yet unnamed target. Show More Summary
The Pirate Bay and dozens of other pirate sites that were blocked by Cogent's Internet backbone are now accessible again. CloudFlare appears to have moved the sites in question to a new pair of IP-addresses, effectively bypassing Cogent's blackhole. Show More Summary
After a court ruled yesterday that The Pirate Bay must be blocked in Sweden, reaction has been polarized. While copyright holders celebrated, the boss of ISP Bahnhof criticized the move, deriding the court action as signaling the death throes of the copyright industry. Show More Summary
In what could be a landmark case, the Swedish Patent and Market Court of Appeal has ordered local internet provider Bredbandsbolaget to block notorious torrent site The Pirate Bay for the next three years following allegations of copyright infringement. Show More Summary
A Court of Appeal has ordered The Pirate Bay and streaming portal Swefilmer to be blocked by an ISP in Sweden. The landmark ruling, in favor of Universal Music, Sony Music, Warner Music, and the Swedish film industry, will see localShow More Summary
Several Pirate Bay users from ISPs all over the world have been unable to access their favorite torrent site for more than a week. Their requests are being stopped in the Internet backbone network of Cogent Communications, which hasShow More Summary
Internet providers in Europe can be ordered to block access to The Pirate Bay, even though the site itself doesn't store any infringing material. This is the advice Advocate General Szpunar has sent to the EU Court of Justice in what may turn out to be a landmark case. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Team Scorpion are becoming pirates! In this week’s episode Walter tells Paige about a strange new job they’ve been hired for: a marine salvage company believes it has found a sunken treasure ship in a nearby bay and they want the team to help them use echo-location to map the ocean floor and locate the exact position […]
The Pirate Bay has gone down once again. The only reliable way to access the site is via Tor using the site’s.onion address. The earliest report we could find of The Pirate Bay’s outage was at 3:03 a.m. Pacific. The torrent site has thus been down for at least 12 hours. In 2016, The […]
After months of relatively smooth sailing, The Pirate Bay has been down for more than twelve hours today. The TPB team is aware of the situation, which is likely due to a technical issue. In the meantime, the site's.onion domain is still accessible over the Tor network. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
The MPA recently filed a complaint in Norway seeking to expand a blockade of The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent and several other sites that was put in place during 2015. The Hollywood group aimed to add seven new ISPs and several additional sites to the country's blocklist. Show More Summary
The Pirate Bay is often portrayed by copyright holders as a site that has no respect for the law, but that overstates the truth. According to one of its original founders, when the torrent site offered to help the authorities catch some...Show More Summary
At the end of last year, the Federal Court ordered ISPs to block five popular torrent websites including The Pirate Bay, TorrentHound and IsoHunt within 15 business days. Foxtel and Village Roadshow initiated the court case in a bidShow More Summary
In December last year, the Federal Court ordered Australian ISPS to block a number of popular torrent websites in a case brought on by Foxtel and Village Roadshow. The court gave ISPs 15 working days to implement site-blocking technology to prevent subscribers from accessing the torrent websites. Today is the deadline. More »
Which torrent sites are the most popular this year? As we continue a long-standing tradition, we see that The Pirate Bay comes out as the king of torrents once again. Since several torrent sites have shut down in recent months, this year's top list also reveals some newcomers. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
The Pirate Bay, widely considered as the bastion of piracy, plans to keep growing in 2017. TorrentFreak spoke with one of its crew members who says the site will continue to help unselfish file-sharers stick it to the man while protesting copyright exploitation. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
The Pirate Bay and ExtraTorrent, two of the biggest remaining torrent sites on the internet, appear to be unavailable for users right now. According to TorrentFreak, a massive DDoS attack is responsible for ExtraTorrent's problems, while...Show More Summary
The popular torrent site ExtraTorrent has suffered several major DDoS attacks over the past ew days. The problems appear to be related to the site's recent ban of 'unofficial' proxy services. Meanwhile, The Pirate Bay is also down, but...Show More Summary
For many people Christmas is a time to celebrate, unpack presents, and get together with family. It's also the time when many classic Christmas songs reappear in The Pirate Bay's top 100 most-downloaded music torrents, year after year. Show More Summary