In November 2019, US broadcaster DISH Network filed a lawsuit in a Texas district court targeting the operators of 15 domains used to illegally stream DISH content to the public. The domains – Freetvall.net, Freetvall.xyz, Freetvall.me, Freetvall.live, Livetvcafe.com, Livetvcafe.net, Livetvcafe.me, Time4tv.com, Time4tv.net, Time4tv.me, Cricket-tv.net, Crickettv.me, Tv4embed.com, and A1livetv.com – offered a wide range of embedded […]
Changes in power often present opportunities, including in the US where a new President and Congress were recently sworn in. Last week, we reported how a pro-copyright coalition took this opportunity to ask President Biden for help in their battle against online piracy. The copyright holders were particularly critical of big tech companies such as […]
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In the early nineties, software companies already realized that piracy posed a major threat to their business. Computers became more popular and millions of people broke the law by copying floppies, without the permission of copyright holders. Don’t Copy That Floppy This illicit activity was a thorn in the side of the Software Publishers Association. […]
Thousands of torrent sites have come and gone over the years but only a handful of large public sites have stood the test of time. The Pirate Bay is an obvious example but in Russia and surrounding countries, RuTracker is king. This massive torrent site and tracker has endured many storms but has still managed […]
A few years ago I reached out to an academic researcher, asking for a copy of a paper that was just published in a prominent journal. We regularly report on piracy-related research and many of these papers are hidden behind paywalls. Researchers are often willing to share a review copy, but not always. Giving Up […]
In 2019, Danish citizen Anni Pape posted a cry for help on Facebook. Like thousands of other Danes, she had received a demand for cash settlement on the basis she had downloaded and shared pornographic content online using BitTorrent. “HELP! Are there others who are being sued for having illegally downloaded and shared pornographic films […]
Over the past three years, adult entertainment company Strike 3 Holdings has filed thousands of cases in US federal courts. These lawsuits target people whose Internet connections were allegedly used to download and share copyright-infringing content via BitTorrent. While many of these cases resulted in private settlements, Strike 3 has also experienced some setbacks in […]
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Grumpy Cat is without doubt one of the most famous felines in Internet history. The online celebrity was born in Morristown, Arizona in 2012 and passed away seven years later, following complications from a urinary tract infection. The passing of Tardar Sauce, as she’s officially named, made headlines all over the world. While cats are […]