In 2015, a coalition of copyright holders lost a court case which demanded an ISP blockade of The Pirate Bay in Sweden. A year later and Universal Music, Sony Music, Warner Music and Nordisk Film are back, hoping for a victory in a brand...Show More Summary
For music, video and intellectual property pirates to thrive, they need a safe haven. Fortunately for musicians, labels and other content creators, no nation wants to take on that role and risk being an outcast from the global economy. That could change if a tiny Caribbean nation follows through on...
Friday 12.2.16 Music Business News From Around The Web The launch of Napster powered iHeartRadio and news that Spotify may be near profitability, have the potential to trully reshape the streaming landscape. Updated continuously under our More News tab
Is the Pirate Bay going to shut down soon? Rumors have emerged of The Pirate Bay and ExtraTorrent shutting down as per several reports. Several torrent sites have already been closed over the last few weeks and these two may face the same fate. The Pirate Bay has emerged as one of the most popular... The post The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent Shut Down Nearing? appeared first on TGD.
The Pirate Bay and other pirate sites risk a "repeat offender" ban from Google, but not over copyright infringements. Google has updated its safe browsing service, used by modern browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, which will...Show More Summary
Bon Chovie's swimming up from Bay Ridge for a Haunted Pirate Ship pop-up in Clinton Hill this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, Renae Holland'll be frying up her signature anchovies ($8) along with calamari, fresh oysters, burgers and steamed lobster dinners on Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. Show More Summary
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has just heard a long-running case involving The Pirate Bay, Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN, and a pair of local ISPs. Should the infamous torrent site be blocked at the ISP level, even though it may not be a direct infringer itself? Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
The MPAA has reported several piracy-promoting websites and services to the U.S. Government. The list features major torrent sites The Pirate Bay and Extratorrent, file-hosting services such as Openload and Rapidgator, and for the first...Show More Summary
A man who uploaded the UK’s Top 40 singles to The Pirate Bay and KickassTorrents each week has pleaded guilty to copyright infringement and fraud offenses. Wayne Evans, known online as OldSkoolScouse, was arrested last year by PIPCUShow More Summary
Once again, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users visiting The Pirate Bay, the world’s most popular torrent site, are being greeted with a malware warning. Just like last month, the homepage and search result pages load fine, but once you navigate to an actual torrent page, you get a message cautioning you to go no […]
Less than a month ago, Google blocked direct access to download pages in The Pirate Bay, flagging the popular torrent site as a potential malware threat. The issue was quickly resolved, but now it seems we’re in for round two. Google’s...Show More Summary
Chrome and Firefox are again blocking direct access to The Pirate Bay's download pages. According to Google's safe browsing program, ThePirateBay.org is a "deceptive site" that may steal user information. The TPB crew has been alerted...Show More Summary
A line of jewelry co-created by the co-founder of The Pirate Bay aims to show why perceptions of value are outdated in the digital era.
For many torrent sites the porn category is one of the most popular sections. However, there is also a group of people who prefer not to be confronted with 'adult entertainment' torrents or ads. TPBClean is a Pirate Bay proxy that's designed with this group in mind. Show More Summary
Whenever you visit The Pirate Bay, it’s inevitable that you will be confronted with smut. The Swedish torrent site has an expansive section dedicated to pornography, and many of the adverts it displays are for adult websites. That’s probably because those are amongst the only ones that will advertise on a site like The Pirate Bay. Show More Summary
Adobe has just reported a record quarter, spearheaded by a 41% jump in overall subscription revenues. At $803 million, Creative Cloud revenues were up 39% year-on-year, a boost the company is putting down to former Creative Suite pirates jumping ship. Show More Summary
A lawyer who represents Julian Assange and took part in The Pirate Bay trial says a file-sharing case he's currently involved in has the most unreasonable claims for damages he's ever seen. Per E. Samuelson says the case against theShow More Summary
Try hitting up The Pirate Bay to look for torrents with Chrome or Firefox and you’ll most likely see a malware warning message. VentureBeat spotted the issue, which appears to affect only torrent search result pages – that means the entire domain hasn’t been blocked. Show More Summary
Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users visiting popular torrent site The Pirate Bay are being greeted with a malware warning. Unlike the last time this happened, in May 2016, the whole domain isn’t blocked. The homepage and search result pages load fine, but once you navigate to an actual torrent page, you get a message […]
Chrome and Firefox are actively blocking direct access to the The Pirate Bay's download pages. According to Google's Safe Browsing diagnostics service TPB contains "harmful programs," most likely triggered by malicious advertisements running on the site. Show More Summary