Tag: anti-piracy

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Pirate Bay founders facing more days in court

Meanwhile, legal hassles just keep coming for the original founders of The Pirate Bay itself.
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Pirate Bay founders sue BREIN for defamation

Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN has been trying to sue The Pirate Bay, but now finds itself slapped with a defamation lawsuit in Sweden by the founders of the notorious torrent site.
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Federation Against Music Piracy targeting torrent sites

Italian anti-piracy group the Federation Against Music Piracy (FPM) has announced that it's kickstarting a new initiative that involves getting copyright-infringing torrent links removed from sites like Mininova.
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Hackers create Hadopi Router to undermine French three-strikes law

The French government is trying to push through a new version of its three-strikes anti-piracy law, but hackers have developed a piece of software designed to undermine it.
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BitTorrent users targeted by MediaDefender hoax virus

A new virus scam targeting BitTorrent users has been revealed by TorrentFreak.
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Snowtigers torrent tracker shut down in France

French torrent tracker Snowtigers has been shut down by police, working with anti-piracy group ALPA.
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BREIN kicks off civil case against Mininova

Yesterday saw the start of a civil case against BitTorrent tracker Mininova brought by Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN.
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RIAA “bloodbath” layoffs deeper than expected, says Hypebot

Industry blog Hypebot is claiming that last week's layoffs at the RIAA were much more severe than the 30 layoffs that were reported.