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Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Top EU court rules that ISPs can be ordered to block The Pirate Bay and other torrent sites   —  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 conclusion of the EU Court of Justice in what has proven to be a landmark case.
Jun 16, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hacker leaks stolen “Orange Is the New Black” season 5 episodes after Netflix failed to pay ransom; Netflix says a production vendor was compromised   —  An anonymous hacker has carried through on a threat to release “Orange Is the New Black” season five episodes online …
Apr 29, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Claire Reilly / CNET:
Australian federal court orders ISPs to block torrenting sites, including The Pirate Bay, within 15 business days under new site-blocking law   —  Goodbye Pirate Bay, farewell TorrentHound — Australia's ISPs have been ordered to block a raft of torrenting sites under new site-blocking laws.
Dec 15, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
US shuts down biggest torrents site KickassTorrents, arrests owner after Apple hands over his personal details   —  With millions of unique visitors per day KickassTorrents (KAT) has become the most-used torrent site on the Internet, beating even The Pirate Bay.
Jul 20, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context
Bryan Clark / The Next Web:
Kanye West's new album downloaded 500K times on pirate sites, calls into question value of Tidal-only release   —  Kanye West's ‘Life of Pablo’ already pirated 500,000 times  —  Kanye West's new album ‘The Life of Pablo’ may have been released as exclusive to Jay-Z's streaming music service Tidal, but it didn't stay that way for long.
Feb 17, 2016, 1:10 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
The Pirate Bay, other torrent sites add support for Torrents Time plugin allowing you to stream movies and TV shows from your browser   —  The Pirate Bay now uses Torrents Time to let you stream all its movies and TV shows  —  On Tuesday, a new simple solution for streaming torrents directly in your browser showed up on the Web.
Feb 8, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
Pirate Bay founders and financier acquitted in Belgian criminal copyright case   —  Pirate Bay Founders Acquitted in Criminal Copyright Case  —  There can be little doubt that The Pirate Bay is the most infamous torrent site of all time.  Its attitude towards copyright and related laws …
Jul 10, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
Court orders founder of media and software pirate forum Wawa-Mania to pay $17M+ in damages   —  ‘Pirate’ Site Admin Ordered to Pay Hollywood $12.8m  —  In an October 2014 submission to the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR), the RIAA bemoaned the existence of several leading ‘pirate’ sites.
Jul 6, 2015, 10:30 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Two Pirate Bay co-founders say FBI is seeking site logs to see whether Prenda law firm tried to lure copyright violators   —  FBI Wants Pirate Bay Logs to Expose Copyright Trolls  —  Over the past few years copyright troll law firm Prenda crossed the line on several occasions.
Jul 3, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Pirate Bay Co-Founder Fredrik Neij Released From Prison   —  Fredrik Neij, one of The Pirate Bay's co-founders, was a key operator of the torrent site during its early years.  —  In 2012 Fredrik received a 10-month prison sentence for his involvement with the notorious site, which he initially avoided.
Jun 1, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context

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