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Kanye West Gets His Own Pirate Bay

Tune murmurer, paladin of egotism, and self-appointed “voice of this generation” Kanye West – recently exposed using The Pirate Bay to search for copyrighted software, despite threatening legal action against the notorious torrent site just last…

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Kanye West’s Latest Album Already Pirated Over Half a Million Times

Kanye West recently released his new album, The Life of Pablo, exclusively on the music streaming service Tidal owned by fellow artist Jay-Z. However, amidst numerous complaints from fans that they have been unable to listen…

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Popcorn Time to be Revived in the Browser

Popcorn time has been blocked, banned and taken down over copyright issues a number of times. It seems that the popular movie streaming service just refuses to die. Despite the seizure of its popcorntime.io site by…

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The Pirate Bay’s “Hydra” Has Been Decapitated

This time last year, The Pirate Bay was all but dead; the Swedish datacentre that hosted the notorious torrent site had been raided by police in December 2014, leaving it offline for many weeks. Days later,…

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EA, Nintendo, Playstation, and Ubisoft Launch Attack on KickAss Torrents

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which has EA, Nintendo, Playstation, and Ubisoft as its members, has reported a number of torrent sites to the US government, specifically highlighting popular site KickAss Torrents as the largest portal…

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The Pirate Bay Founder Freed From Prison After Three Years

The founder of infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay, Gottfrid Svartholm, has been freed from prison after three years. Svartholm, also known by his nickname Anakata, served his prison time in both Sweden and Denmark on…

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Anti-Blocking Website More Popular Than Spotify and Skype in the UK

While the UK High Court has been making busywork of blocking access to a myriad of popular torrent sites via the country’s ISPs, users apathetic to the restrictions have been using the sites anyway via the…

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Google Chrome Starts Blocking Torrent Sites

Since yesterday, Google’s Chrome browser has begun blocking torrent websites, including Torrentz, ExtraTorent, RARBG, and the popular KickAss Torrents, flagging them as containing “harmful programs”. When users attempt to visit the URL, a red banner bars…

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EZTV Closed After Hostile Takeover

TV torrent distribution group EZTV has been forced to close after the site domain was seized by scammers in what has been described as a “hostile takeover”. EZTV was born out of the ashes TVTorrents.tv and…

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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Peter Sunde: “F#@$ the Pirate Movement”

The co-founder of the world’s most notorious torrent site, The Pirate Bay, says that he regrets adopting the word “pirate” and that he couldn’t “give a flying f#@$” about the pirate movement, in an op-ed piece…

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The Pirate Bay Applies for .PIRATE Domain Name Registry

As a response to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Record Industry Association of America (RIAA) applying pressure on the domain name industry, Reservella Ltd., the parent company of The Pirate Bay, has…

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KickassTorrents Domain Seized; Site Taken Down

Popular torrent site KickassTorrents (KAT) has had its Somalian kickass.so domain seized and the site is currently down. KickassTorrents had over one million unique visitors a day, making it the most popular torrent site in the…

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Strongest Sign Yet That The Pirate Bay Return is Imminent

The new front page of The Pirate Bay homepage, thepiratebay.se, is showing its strongest indication yet the site is primed for resurrection. Below the countdown that has been a fixture since December 2014, not long after…

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Pirate Bay Code Decrypted by reddit User, Finds Arnold Schwarzenegger “I’ll Be Back” Video

Infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay went down on 9th December last year after a police raid on its Swedish data centre. After an absence of around a week, The Pirate Bay’s domain became accessible again,…

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Thom Yorke May Have Earned up to $20m From BitTorrent Downloads in 2014

Last year, Thom Yorke, lead singer of Radiohead, released his second solo album as a digital download through BitTorrent, and figures suggest he could have made up to $20 million from the endeavour. Yorke released Tomorrow’s…

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Founder of IsoHunt Thinks Bitcoin Can Kill Piracy

Gary Fung, the original founder of torrent tracking site IsoHunt – long since closed, then resurrected by others – believes that Bitcoin microtransactions could eventually kill online piracy. Fung, who left IsoHunt after its initial closure…

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The Pirate Bay Admits it Doesn’t Know if it Will Return

Five days after torrent site The Pirate Bay was taken down by a police raid in Sweden, a member of TPB crew has spoken about the future of the site in an exclusive interview with TorrentFreak.…

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Torrent Traffic Remains the Same, Despite The Pirate Bay Closure

The Pirate Bay has been offline for four days after Swedish police raided its servers, but that doesn’t seem to have made any kind of dent in the number of illegal downloads. According to anti-piracy firm…

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Unreleased Sony Movies Leaked to Torrent Sites Following Hack

Sony Pictures has had a pretty bad week. First a massive hack, then rumours that North Korea could be involved, now the news that four high quality copies of Sony Pictures’ latest movies, most of them…

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White House Wants to Make Illegal Downloads a Felony Offense

The White House has weighed in on the issue of media copyright infringement online, asserting that illegal downloads should be made a felony offense. Alex Niejelow, Chief of Staff to the US Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator…