Tag Archives: bittorrent

Hollywood Screener Piracy Aided by 70,000 Mailed Award Discs (TorrentFreak)

At the end of the year movie industry insiders traditionally receive their screener copies, which they use to vote on the Oscars and other awards. As is tradition, quite a few of ... More

IPTV Piracy Generates More Internet Traffic Than Torrents (TorrentFreak)

Increasingly, people are trading in their expensive cable subscriptions, opting to use cheaper or free Internet TV instead. This is made easy and convenient with help from a varie... More

Narcos’ Cali Cartel Threatens to ‘Kill’ Illegal Downloaders (TorrentFreak)

Netflix offers a great alternative to piracy, and for dozens of millions of people it’s a favorite pastime. Since Netflix’s priorities are shifting more to the production of o... More

France’s Most-Visited Torrent Site Shut Down (TorrentFreak)

T411, France's most-visited torrent site, has been shut down by police in France and Sweden. With millions of users, the platform was a true giant and a top 50 site in France. Two... More

Six Alleged Piracy Sites Shuttered After MPAA Files Lawsuit (Deadline)

A lawsuit filed last month by the MPPA and the major Hollywood studios against operators of an alleged ring of piracy sites has been unsealed, showing that those sites have been sh... More

MPAA: More Work Needed vs. Piracy Sites

The recently released United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) annual 2016 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets — which identifies online and physical marketplaces world... More

‘Game of Thrones’ Most Torrented TV-Show of 2016 (TorrentFreak)

For several years in a row Game of Thrones has been the most pirated TV-show, and this year the interest is once again overwhelming. Game of Thrones has the honor of becoming the ... More

Study: Millennial Piracy Trends Shifting (Broadcasting & Cable)

Nearly 70% of young millennials (ages 18 to 24) admit they use at least one form of piracy, but how they steal content has changed compared to years past, with a vast majority us... More

Chrome, Firefox Make it Harder to Hit Pirate Bay (PC Mag)

Thinking of a Friday night torrent-and-chill session? Think again. Google and Mozilla are reportedly blocking direct access to The Pirate Bay's download pages. The homepage and s... More