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
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The US Government has listed some of the largest piracy websites and other copyright-infringing venues. The USTR calls on foreign countries to take action against popular piracy sites such as The Pirate Bay, which has important "symbolic value," according to the authorities. Show More Summary
Telstra has jumped the gun in blocking torrent websites. Last week, the Federal Court gave Australian ISPs 15 days to block five major torrent sites. Telstra has reportedly blocked The Pirate Bay already, way ahead the deadline. But bypassing the site-block is a cinch. More »
Telstra has become the very first Australian ISP to block The Pirate Bay, a move designed to crack down on piracy in the country. However, the blocking method chosen by the ISP is the most basic option permitted under the Federal Court's order. Show More Summary
The Pirate Bay and other sites must be blocked by local Internet providers, an Australian court ruled this week. While the measures have yet to be implemented, many pirates are already trying to find ways around them. Data from Google...Show More Summary
A man who uploaded the UK’s Top 40 singles to The Pirate Bay and KickassTorrents each week has been jailed for a year. The Performing Rights Society for Music (PRS) claim that Wayne Evans, a 39-year-old known online as OldSkoolScouse, cost them more than £1m in a single year. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
The Federal Court has finally ordered Australian internet service providers (ISPs) to start blocking access to popular torrenting sites; including The Pirate Bay, TorrentHound and SolarMovie. In around a fortnight it will be much more...Show More Summary
The Pirate Bay has been chased around the world, and now Australia's internet service providers have been ordered to block it Down Under, along with a raft of other torrent sites.
Yesterday, the Federal Court ordered ISPs to block five popular torrent websites including The Pirate Bay, TorrentHound and IsoHunt within the next two weeks. Foxtel and Village Roadshow initiated the court case in a bid to curb piracy. Torrenting...Show More Summary
The Australian Federal Court ruled today that TPG, Optus, Telstra and other internet service providers (ISPs) must take "reasonable steps" to stop customers accessing file-sharing websites The Pirate Bay, IsoHunt, TorrentHound and Torrentz.
Following a case brought by several prominent rightsholders, the Australian Federal Court has ordered dozens of local Internet service providers to block The Pirate Bay, Torrentz, TorrentHound, IsoHunt, SolarMovie, plus many proxy and mirror services. Show More Summary