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US Govt: Massive Jetflicks Pirate Site Was Disguised as Aviation Service

In August 2019, eight men were indicted by a grand jury for conspiring to violate criminal copyright law by running “two of the largest unauthorized streaming services in the United States.” Kristopher Lee Dallmann, Darryl Julius Polo, Douglas M. Courson, Felipe Garcia, Jared Edward Jaurequi, Peter H. Huber, Yoany Vaillant, and Luis Angel Villarino were […]

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Rightsholders Asked Google to Remove Five Million ThePirateBay.org URLs

News Copyright holders have filed five million requests to delete ThePirateBay.org URLs from Google’s search results over the past several years. Roughly two-thirds of these requests indeed resulted in links being removed, while the search engine took no action at all for less than one percent. The Pirate Bay’s homepage remains available as well, despite […]

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Movie Companies File Lawsuits in Canada Targeting 3,348 Alleged BitTorrent Pirates

Breaking Two companies behind the movies Angel Has Fallen and Rambo: Last Blood have filed lawsuits in the Federal Court of Toronto targeting 3,248 defendants said to have downloaded and distributed the movies in violation of copyright law. While the defendants’ identities are currently unknown, once discovered they are likely to be hit with demands […]

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Steal This Show S05E05: ‘Russia’s Sandworm’

News Bits Today we bring you the next episode of the Steal This Show podcast, discussing renegade media and the latest decentralization and file-sharing news. In this episode, we talk to Andy Greenberg, book author and senior writer at Wired Magazine. In this episode, we meet Andy Greenberg, senior writer at Wired Magazine and author […]

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.CA Domain Registry Objects to Pirate Site Blocking Order

News The .CA domain registry CIRA has asked the Federal Court of Appeal to hear its objections against the first Canadian pirate site blocking order. According to the registry, these blockades jeopardize its mission to provide high-quality registry and DNS services, while noting there are more suitable alternatives. Last November, Canada’s Federal Court approved the […]

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Olympic Committee & Top Soccer Groups Urge US Govt. Action Over Pirate IPTV

Breaking The International Olympic Committee and leading soccer organizations including FIFA and the Premier League are urging the United States Trade Representative to apply maximum pressure to Saudi Arabia over TV piracy. While beoutQ’s illegal satellite broadcasts stopped last August, its set-top boxes now present an Internet-based pirate IPTV threat, the sports groups say. Each […]

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Tech Giants Warn U.S. Against EU Upload Filters and Site Blocking

Breaking Global tech firms including Google, Twitter, and Facebook, are warning the U.S. Government against the threat of mandatory upload filters. Industry groups believe that the requirements mandated by the EU copyright directive harm the interests of US companies. In addition, tech companies are concerned about pirate site blocking developments in several EU countries. Last […]