Most people affected by piracy are very happy to point the finger at sites like The Pirate Bay, but what if people were too scared to talk about the sites where their content is being made available illegally? What if, in some strange...Show More Summary
Google has secured a patent to help keep pirated applications off its Google Play store. By performing analysis on apps submitted by users, the company hopes to discover whether they contain significant sections of other apps' code while at the same time filtering out open source and free license-related false positives. Show More Summary
BitTorrent is often mentioned in the same breath as LimeWire, Napster or The Pirate Bay. The association with Internet piracy is something BitTorrent has fought since its inception, going so far as to coin the slogan "BitTorrent is not...Show More Summary
Notorious B.I.G. estate files preemptive lawsuit over sampling, Saudi Arabia blocks The Pirate Bay and tweets lead to arrest of South African film leaker. The post 3 Count: B.I.G. Lawsuit appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Culture and Information has blocked access to The Pirate Bay, for reasons yet unknown. In addition to the notorious torrent site, Torrentz.eu, Rarbg and possibly several others are blocked too. As always, local users are already discussing ways to work around the restrictions. Show More Summary
This week’s #WearableTech roundup features connected shoes, Pirate Bay’s new virtual reality project, and smart gloves for communication. SmartKicks . Virgin Mobile knows that people always want to be connected to the Internet, especially when they’re out and about so … Continue reading ?
“Small, weird video games are far too often ignored.” That is the idea that drove indie game lover moshboy to curate a collection of 101 strange, small, and altogether unknown games into one …
Torrenting may be a practice dominated by the sharing of movies, tv shows, music, porn and games, but the oldest active torrent on the internet is none of those things. Read more...
When the biggest file-sharing site on the internet first came into existence, it was entirely in Swedish and boasted just a few hundred torrent files. But the very first of those, the one that started it all, was uploaded almost exactly 10 years ago and, shockingly enough, wasn't porn. It was a recipe book. Read more...
The Pirate Bay may be in a constant fight for survival, but "Top Secret Recipes" will apparently never die.
Free collection being distributed on site better known for pirated content.
The Pirate Bay is known to surprise the world around this time of year, but a new plan announced today goes far beyond what we've seen in the past. The notorious torrent site has partnered with Russian, Israeli and Japanese neuroscientists to launch a new virtual reality initiative, The Virtual Bay. Show More Summary
The Pirate Bay is known for causing controversy and disrupting the status quo, so it’s perhaps apt that the file-sharing group kicked off this year’s inevitable deluge of April Fools’ Day stunts with the announcement of “the biggestShow More Summary
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: develop your own Sphero app, Kawehi brings the smolder to Heart-Shaped Box, get 100 free video games from the Pirate Bay. More »
People are used to talking about The Pirate Bay in negative terms, but this initiative, a bundle that contains 101 free video games, is very cool indeed. These are games that are strange. These are games that are weird. These are games that have been ignored. These are games that deserve to be played. More »
The Pirate Bay has been around for a long time; the first incarnation of the site appeared in November 2001. It has undergone more than a few hosting and Web address changes, but like the proverbial Ship of Theseus, TPB lives on, and is hosting some seriously vintage torrents. More »
Exactly ten years ago a Pirate Bay user uploaded a torrent linking to "Top Secret Recipes" ebooks. Today, this torrent is the oldest surviving torrent file on the notorious torrent index. The book torrent beats an Italian teen's homevideo and the Linux documentary "Revolution OS" which were uploaded one and two days later respectively. Show More Summary
Peter "brokep" Sunde, co-founder of the Pirate Bay and Flattr, a service that allows fans to pay artists, is running for the European Parliament on the Pirate Party ticket (what else?).
In two months time citizens of all European Union member states will vote on who can represent them in the European Parliament. Pirate Parties will join the election race In several countries, with Finland having the most prominent candidate in Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.