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Police Shut Down Thailand’s Most Popular Pirate Site Following Hollywood Request

News Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation has confirmed the shutdown of the country’s most popular pirate site, Movie2free.com. The streaming portal was shut down following a request from the Motion Picture Association. The site’s operator, a 22-year-old man, was arrested earlier in the week and has yet to be charged. With millions of views per […]

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Openload and Streamango Shut Down by Anti-Piracy Alliance ACE (Updated)

Breaking Openload, one of the largest file-hosting sites on the Internet, has agreed to shut down its service. Openload.co and several related domains, including Streamango, now show a banner confirming that they have been taken over by global anti-piracy coalition ACE. According to ACE, the operator further agreed to pay significant damages. With millions of […]

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Pirate IPTV Network Shut Down After Police Raid Cable Operators

Cybercrime police from Bulgaria’s Ministry of the Interior supported by officers from Europol have carried out an operation against five local cable operators accused of illegally intercepting broadcasts. The signals were being captured for distribution worldwide via IPTV applications. A large volume of equipment has been seized. With pirate IPTV services continuing to gain traction […]

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MagnetDL Makes Comeback Days After it Shut Itself Down

Torrent search engine MagnetDL has made a comeback, barely a week after it shut down. The operator initially chose to pull the plug after running into copyright issues with its hosting provider. However, after seeing many disappointed comments from users it decided to return. Little over a week ago the magnet torrent search engine MagnetDL […]

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DBR.ee Shut Down By Music Industry Groups

File-hosting service DBR.ee, which was frequently used to share leaked music, has been shut down by several music industry groups. The domain now redirects to a public advisory instead. The shutdown follows an RIAA request to Cloudflare requiring it to unmask the operator and coincides with downtime issues at other targeted sites. While movies and […]