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Mega Now Stores 63.8 Billion Files, Has Suspended 78,000 Users For Copyright Infringement

Breaking Now one of the Internet’s most-visited sites, Mega currently hosts 63.8 billion files but receives relatively few copyright takedown notices, around 317,500 during the first nine months of 2019. Since its 2013 launch, around 78,000 Mega users have been suspended for breaching its repeat infringer policy, which currently sits at “three strikes”. From a […]

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Premier League Piracy Case Ends In ‘Record Damages’, Suspended Sentences

News The Premier League says it has secured one of the highest copyright-related damages awards in Thailand’s history after targeting individuals behind a major ‘piracy network’ in Asia. A British man and a Thai national pleaded guilty to infringement, paid the Premier League around £385,000, forfeited close to £180,000, and received suspended jail sentences totaling […]

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File-Sharing Giant Openload Has its Domain Suspended

Openload, one of the largest file-hosting sites on the Internet, has lost control over its main domain name. The Openload.co domain is been suspended, presumably by the registrar Tucows, and is currently marked with a serverHold status code. On top of that, Openload’s official status page is unreachable as well. With millions of regular visitors, […]

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93 Students At One University Suspended From Web for Pirate Downloads

Downloading and sharing copyrighted content is illegal in the UK but is rarely associated with serious consequences. However, it’s now been revealed that 93 students at a single university had their Internet access suspended following allegations of piracy. Downloading and sharing copyrighted content without permission is illegal everywhere in the EU. It doesn’t matter whether […]