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Foxtel Obtains First ‘Dynamic’ Injunction Against Torrent, Streaming & Proxy Sites

The Federal Court in Sydney, Australia, has handed down yet another blocking injunction targeting streaming and torrent sites. The order also targets a list of proxies, mirrors and similar sites that without ISPs’ objection, can be amended without the plaintiffs returning to court to detail them specifically. Section 115a of Australia’s Copyright Act, which provides […]

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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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Torrent Site YTS Quietly Relocates to .LT Domain Name

Popular torrent site YTS has recently moved to a new domain name, using a Lithuanian top-level domain. The operators haven’t commented on their motivation, but it seems likely that a recent lawsuit several movie companies filed in the US played a role. With millions of visitors, YTS is the most-visited torrent site on the Internet, […]

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Torrent Site MagnetDL Shuts Down

The popular magnet torrent search engine MagnetDL has closed its doors after seven years. With its clean and easy-to-use interface, the site was the go-to site for many torrent users. It’s unclear why MagnetDL is closing shop, but former users will now have to find an alternative. Founded in 2012, MagnetDL offered a clean and […]