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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
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Study finds that of 108M DMCA takedown requests, 99.8% targeted Google search, 28% of all requests are “questionable”, Google likely removes more than it should   —  28% of Piracy Takedown Requests Are “Questionable”  —  In recent years copyright holders have overloaded Google …
Apr 3, 2016, 8:45 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
EU Commission inquiry reveals 68% of digital content providers geo-block in EU; content supplier contracts forcing it may be investigated   —  68% of Digital Content Providers Geo-Block in the EU  —  The European Union wants companies selling digital content to citizens in EU Member States to do so across the entire region.
Mar 21, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
PayPal stops taking payments for UnoTelly VPN and SmartDNS service, saying service can be used to bypass copyright law   —  PayPal Starts Banning VPN and SmartDNS Services  —  PayPal is widely known for their aggressive stance towards BitTorrent sites, Usenet providers and file-hosting services …
Feb 5, 2016, 6:20 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Intel, Warner Bros. sue LegendSky, a Chinese maker of HDFury devices that allow users to pirate 4K streams by stripping HDCP encryption   —  Warner Bros and Intel Sue 4k Content Protection “Stripper”  —  Last November several pirated copies of 4K videos started to leak from both Netflix and Amazon.
Jan 4, 2016, 4:25 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
How Hollywood Caught the UK's Most Prolific Movie Pirates   —  Following a three year investigation by Hollywood-backed anti-piracy group the Federation Against Copyright Theft, last week five of the UK's most prolific movie pirates were sentenced in the West Midlands.
Dec 29, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Cox found liable for copyright infringements of its customers, must pay music publisher BMG $25M in damages   —  Cox Is Liable for Pirating Subscribers, Ordered to pay $25 million  —  Today marks the end of a crucial case that will define how U.S. Internet providers deal with online piracy in the future.
Dec 17, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
RIAA wins default judgment and $17M+ in fines against unidentified Grooveshark clone; judge tells CloudFlare to disconnect any new clones if notified by labels   —  RIAA Defeats Grooveshark “Clone” in Court, Wins $17 Million  —  Last May, Grooveshark shut down after settling with the RIAA.
Dec 14, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
RIAA and shuttered music streaming site Aurous settle piracy lawsuit for $3M   —  RIAA and Aurous Settle Piracy Lawsuit for $3 Million  —  Last October saw the much hyped public release of Aurous, a music player that tapped into a library of pirated music.
Dec 9, 2015, 1:55 PMIn context

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