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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
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
MPAA Secretly Settled With Hotfile for $4 Million, Not $80 Million   —  It's been nearly a year since Hotfile was defeated by the MPAA, resulting in a hefty $80 million dollar settlement.  —  While the public agreement left room for the file-hosting service to continue its operations …
Dec 24, 2014, 2:50 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
MPAA says Google positioning itself as a defender of free speech is shameful   —  Google & MPAA Publicly Slam Each Other Over Piracy  —  Even after running for weeks, the fallout from the Sony hacking fiasco is showing no signs of waning.  In fact in some areas it appears that matters are only getting worse.
Dec 19, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Pirate Bay admin talks about the raid, copycats, says he's not sure site will be relaunched   —  Pirate Bay Responds to The Raid, Copies and The Future  —  For more than a decade The Pirate Bay's been the bastion of uncensored information.  Until the raid on some of its critical infrastructure last week …
Dec 15, 2014, 1:20 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
After SOPA backlash, MPAA and movie studios search for legal ways to block sites infringing IP   —  MPAA Prepares to Bring Pirate Site Blocking to the U.S.  —  Site blocking has become one of the go-to anti-piracy techniques for the music and movie industries.
Dec 12, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
Swedish Police Raid The Pirate Bay, Site Offline   —  For many years The Pirate Bay has been sailing by the seat of its pants so any downtime is met with concern from its millions of users.  —  This morning, for the first time in months, The Pirate Bay disappeared offline.
Dec 9, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context

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