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4 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
Openload, one of the world's most-visited sites, particular by those looking for movies and TV shows, has ended its uploader affiliate program. The announcement is tied to falling advertising revenues and related economic stresses. Last year it was reported that Openload generated more traffic than Hulu or HBO Go. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more.

5 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
There's some uproar in Canada about a supposed 'novel' tactic that's being used to sue alleged BitTorrent pirates. In reality, however, these lawsuits have been ongoing for years. They are typically known as "copyright trolling" efforts and have targeted thousands of Canadians already. For the record, this has nothing to do with Game of Thrones. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-s

5 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
This summer the UK government will attempt to ban underage access to sites that have a third or more of their content dedicated to porn. Everyone will be required to verify their age and sites that don't comply with the regime will be blocked by ISPs. However, citizens who seek to circumvent the rules with VPNs, for example, will also find pirate sites wide open again. Source: TF, for the latest i

5 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
In many countries it can still be a challenge to access some films through legal channels. If that's the case people can pirate them instead, legendary German film director Werner Herzog says. According to the movie industry veteran, piracy has been the most successful form of distribution worldwide. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have V

6 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
Data published by piracy monitoring firm MUSO suggests that the season opener of Game of Thrones was pirated 54 million times in the first 24 hours. Unauthorized streaming services were most used, while torrent downloads were good for roughly ten percent of the total. Most pirates come from India, followed by China and the United States. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing,

6 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
Much of the debate preceding the vote on the new EU Copyright Directive had proponents stating that since so-called "upload filters" weren't explicitly mentioned in the text, opponents must be scaremongering to suggest they will become a reality. In a statement in the wake of Monday's Council vote, Germany now says that not only are they "likely" but they can only be prevented "as far as possible.

7 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
The founder of Demonoid, one of the most iconic torrent trackers in history, is believed to have passed away. Deimos suddenly disappeared without a trace last summer. According to information reviewed by Demonoid's staff, he was likely the victim of a tragic accident. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers an

7 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
The Ukrainian government has announced the launch of a new campaign to crack down on online piracy. According to the head of the country's cyberpolice unit, "Operation Pirates" is set to run for a month with support from major media companies, broadcasters, and anti-piracy groups. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discount

7 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
With hundreds of thousands of people flocking to torrent and streaming sites, the premiere of Game of Thrones' final season has once again ignited a piracy feast. This morning over 120,000 BitTorrent users are actively sharing copies of the episode, and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews,

8 days ago (via feed.torrentfreak.com)
American entertainment giant Starz is continuing to remove tweets that link to a TorrentFreak news report about leaked TV-shows. Even worse, it's also targeting our follow-up article that discusses the overbroad takedown effort. These notices are having the opposite effect, however, as they're only encouraging more people to share our coverage. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sh




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