Piracy

11.03.15
MPAA filed lawsuits in Canada and NZ to shut down movie pirates
11.03.15

MPAA filed lawsuits in Canada and NZ to shut down movie pirates

The movie studio's association took down PopcornTime.io and popular movie uploader YIFY

By M. Moon,   11.03.15
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10.28.15
Spotify really does reduce music piracy, but at a cost
10.28.15

Spotify really does reduce music piracy, but at a cost

A European study suggests that Spotify cuts back on illegal downloads, but it also hurts song revenue.

By J. Fingas,   10.28.15
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10.14.15
No thanks: JPEG images may soon have copy protection
10.14.15

No thanks: JPEG images may soon have copy protection

The JPEG organization is working on a standard that would lock down images with DRM.

By J. Fingas,   10.14.15
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09.24.15
UK cinema staff will wear night-vision goggles to fight Bond (piracy)
09.24.15

UK cinema staff will wear night-vision goggles to fight Bond (piracy)

What a pity, Mr. Bond.

By C. Klimovski,   09.24.15
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09.09.15
Popcorn Time creator reveals himself (and why he left)
09.09.15

Popcorn Time creator reveals himself (and why he left)

Popcorn Time's creator reveals his true name for the first time, and why he left the piracy-focused video service in a hurry.

By J. Fingas,   09.09.15
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08.27.15
Facebook is trying to make it easier to stop video piracy
08.27.15

Facebook is trying to make it easier to stop video piracy

Cutting down on unauthorized video sharing is a new priority for Facebook.

By N. Ingraham,   08.27.15
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08.24.15
Torrent tracker bans Windows 10 over 'terrible privacy policy'
08.24.15

Torrent tracker bans Windows 10 over 'terrible privacy policy'

Private torrent tracker iTS doesn't trust Microsoft's Windows 10 service agreement.

By N. Summers,   08.24.15
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08.05.15
Piracy app Popcorn Time vulnerable to hack attack
08.05.15

Piracy app Popcorn Time vulnerable to hack attack

Popcorn Time downplayed the vulnerability, but is still fixing it.

By S. Dent,   08.05.15
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