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Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
The Windows Store has dozens of pirate streaming apps, some of which have pre-roll ads using Microsoft's Ad Monetization platform   —  In recent years streaming piracy has become a popular pastime for millions of people.  A lot of this takes place through ‘rogue’ websites or dedicated pirate devices …
Aug 22, 2017, 6:50 AMIn context
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
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
District court judge rules in RIAA case that DMCA doesn't shield CloudFlare from anti-piracy injunctions, opening up the CDN to broad legal challenges   —  Representing various major record labels, the RIAA filed a lawsuit against MP3Skull in 2015.  —  With millions of visitors per month …
Mar 28, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Copyright holders asked Google to remove 1B+ allegedly infringing links in past year; Google removed more than 90% of the reported links   —  Copyright holders continue to flood Google with DMCA takedown requests, targeting “pirate links” in the company's search results.
Nov 30, 2016, 3:45 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Pirate Party Books Election Victory in Iceland   —  Founded in 2006 by Rick Falkvinge, the Pirate party movement has scored some significant victories over the years, but what happened in Iceland today trumps them all.  —  According to the first results that came in over the past few hours …
Oct 30, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
Major music labels, RIAA, others sue stream-ripping site YouTube-MP3 for copyright infringement   —  Two weeks ago, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry published research which claimed that half of 16 to 24-year-olds use stream-ripping tools to copy music from sites like YouTube.
Sep 27, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Court affirms $25M judgment against Cox, holding the ISP responsible for copyright infringement by customers   —  Last December a Virginia federal jury ruled that Internet provider Cox Communications was responsible for the copyright infringements of its subscribers.
Aug 10, 2016, 11:00 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Torrentz.eu, one of world's largest torrent meta-search engines, shuts down without warning   —  Founded in 2003, Torrentz has been a stable factor in the torrent community for over 13 years.  —  With millions of visitors per day the site grew out to become one of the most visited torrent sites …
Aug 5, 2016, 12:50 PMIn 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
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google sees DMCA takedown notices quadruple from 5.1M in June 2014 to 22M in June 2016   —  In an effort to keep people away from pirate sites, copyright holders are overloading Google with DMCA takedown notices.  —  Since 2011 Google has removed more than a billion “pirate” …
Jun 20, 2016, 6:05 PMIn context

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