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Andy / TorrentFreak:
Cloud-storage service Mega claims PayPal shut down its account after Visa and Mastercard were pressured by Senator Patrick Leahy   —  Under U.S. Pressure, PayPal Nukes Mega For Encrypting Files  —  During September 2014, the Digital Citizens Alliance and Netnames teamed up to publish a brand new report.
Feb 27, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Tumblr adds “torrent” to adult content filter hiding related posts and searches from non-logged in users   —  Tumblr Censors “Torrent” Related Tags and Searches  —  It appears that piracy is becoming a growing concern for micro-blogging platform Tumblr.
Feb 22, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
File hosting service RapidShare to shut down after March 31st   —  File-Sharing Icon RapidShare Shuts Down  —  Founded in 2002, Swiss-based RapidShare was one of the first and most popular one-click file-hosting services on the Internet.  —  Like most sites of this nature …
Feb 10, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
KickassTorrents loses .so home to domain name seizure, reverts to .to domain   —  KickassTorrents Taken Down By Domain Name Seizure  —  With millions of unique visitors per day KickassTorrents (KAT) is one the most used torrent sites on the Internet.  —  The site's popularity …
Feb 9, 2015, 10:10 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
The Pirate Bay is now back online after December 9th raid by Swedish police   —  The Pirate Bay Is Back Online!  —  Early December The Pirate Bay was raided at the Nacka station, a nuclear-proof data center built into a mountain complex near Stockholm.  —  After being down for two weeks …
Jan 31, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Chilling Effects, a site tracking DMCA removal requests, pulls its copyright removal notice pages from search engines   —  Chilling Effects DMCA Archive Censors Itself  —  On an average day Google now processes more than a million takedown requests from copyright holders, and that's for its search engine alone.
Jan 12, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google Asked to Remove 345 Million “Pirate” Links in 2014   —  In the hope of steering prospective customers away from pirate sites, copyright holders are overloading Google with DMCA takedown notices.  —  These requests have increased dramatically over the years.
Jan 5, 2015, 11:00 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Netflix Cracks Down on VPN and Proxy “Pirates”   —  Due to complicated licensing agreements Netflix is only available in a few dozen countries, all of which have a different content library.  —  Some people bypass these content and access restrictions by using VPNs or other circumvention tools that change their geographical location.
Jan 3, 2015, 6:45 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Canadian ISPs and VPN services now have to forward copyright infringement notices to pirating subscribers or face damages of up to $10K   —  Canadian ISPs and VPNs Now Have to Alert Pirating Customers  —  After years of public and private discussions, Canada started implementing a new copyright law in recent years.
Jan 2, 2015, 6:45 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
The Interview sees over 1.5M estimated torrent downloads in first two days of availability, comparable to popular blockbusters   —  The Interview Is A Pirate Hit With 200k Downloads (Updated)  —  Facing a “terrorist” threat theaters all around the U.S. backed away from showing The Interview last week.
Dec 25, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context

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