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Mindgeek Asks Cloudflare to Unmask Tube Site Uploaders

MG Premium, a company operated by Mindgeek, is trying to unmask people who uploaded their videos to several ‘tube’ sites. Via DMCA subpoena applications filed in a Washington federal court, the porn giant is seeking to obtain the identities of users on Waxtube, Vivud, Veporns, Tubezx, and others. The subpoenas are directed at Cloudflare, so […]

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“Hellboy” Sues Torrent Site YTS and Several Users

HB Productions, the company that owns the copyrights to the movie Hellboy, is suing the operator of torrent site YTS.lt. The complaint, filed at a federal court in Hawaii, also targets 19 “John Doe” users who allegedly shared YTS’s Hellboy torrent. Through the lawsuit the movie company hopes to recoup some of its claimed losses. […]

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Torrent Site YTS Discussed Settlement With Movie Companies

Following a lawsuit filed by several movie companies, a representative of the popular torrent site YTS reportedly considered a settlement. While no agreement was reached, the notorious pirate site has made several movies unavailable to the public at large. YTS is the most-visited torrent site on the Internet. With millions of visitors, it even beats […]

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UK Pirate Site Blocking Requests Have Stopped, For Now

A few years ago, movie and music industry companies would regularly go to the UK High Court to demand pirate site blockades. These efforts, which were previously seen as an essential tool to combat infringement, have stopped for now. It appears other anti-piracy endeavors have priority instead. Website blocking is without a doubt one of […]