Piracy

Forum discussion tagged with Piracy.
  1. R

    Are pirated VPNs usable?

    Or for old versions the FBI/any intelligence agency already knows algorithm of how the program "jumps" to different locations so they get your IP easily. Or is it still not worth it for the FBI/CIA to investigate since ISP IPs are dynamic and internal IPs change and you could just keep all...
  2. exfileme

    Google Refuses to Blacklist Pirate Bay Homepage

    Google has no problem with The Pirate Bay's home page. Google Refuses to Blacklist Pirate Bay Homepage : Read more
  3. exfileme

    Copyright Troll Busted for Seeding on The Pirate Bay

    A law firm is supposedly seeding the very copyrighted content it supposedly protects. Copyright Troll Busted for Seeding on The Pirate Bay : Read more
  4. exfileme

    Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Console Hacking Website

    Nintendo is going after a website selling tools to pirating DS-Series and Wii games. Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Console Hacking Website : Read more
  5. exfileme

    Pirate Bay Co-Founder Warg Found Guilty of Hacking

    And the jail time just keeps piling up. Pirate Bay Co-Founder Warg Found Guilty of Hacking : Read more
  6. exfileme

    Nintendo Responds to New Wii U Console Hack

    The Wii U has been hacked, and Nintendo responds, shrugging its shoulders. Nintendo Responds to New Wii U Console Hack : Read more
  7. exfileme

    McAfee Patents Tech That Detects, Blocks Pirated Content

    McAfee is looking to reduce both the amount of piracy and the number of related malware threats. McAfee Patents Tech That Detects, Blocks Pirated Content : Read more
  8. exfileme

    Russia Not Holding Downloaders Liable of Piracy

    Russia will hold websites accountable for illegal content while file sharers will be pushed into an educational program. Russia Not Holding Downloaders Liable of Piracy : Read more
  9. exfileme

    NBC Sending Legal Threats to Subscribers of Non-CAS ISPs

    NBC Universal is getting nasty with alleged pirates not under the Copyright Alert System. NBC Sending Legal Threats to Subscribers of Non-CAS ISPs : Read more
  10. G

    Kim Dotcom Teaches How to Stop Piracy in 5 Steps

    Kim Dotcom may be one of the last people on this planet who would be - at least at this moment - entrusted with the task of stopping copyright infringements and digital piracy. Kim Dotcom Teaches How to Stop Piracy in 5 Steps : Read more
  11. exfileme

    Content Owners Increasing Focus on Usenet Takedowns

    Content owners and anti-piracy firms have increased their takedown notices to Usenet services over the past six months. Content Owners Increasing Focus on Usenet Takedowns : Read more
  12. exfileme

    DVD Piracy Rampant on Amazon; Warner Bros Wants Blood

    Warner Bros is going after pirates selling movies and TV shows through Amazon. DVD Piracy Rampant on Amazon; Warner Bros Wants Blood : Read more
  13. exfileme

    Android Dev Claims Piracy Pushed It To Offer App Free

    "Unbelievably high" piracy has pushed an Android developer to offer its app for free. Android Dev Claims Piracy Pushed It To Offer App Free : Read more
  14. exfileme

    RIAA Says Google Doesn't Do Enough to Fight Piracy

    The RIAA isn't buying Google's efforts to thwart piracy, pointing out flaws in its "Take-down" efforts. RIAA Says Google Doesn't Do Enough to Fight Piracy : Read more
  15. exfileme

    'Six Strikes' Anti-Piracy Scheme Delayed, Says CCI

    ISPs will not have the new "six strikes" anti-piracy plan in place by July 2012. 'Six Strikes' Anti-Piracy Scheme Delayed, Says CCI : Read more
  16. G

    DVDs, Blu-Ray Discs to Get More Anti-Piracy Warnings

    The anti-piracy warning shown in DVD and Blu-ray movie discs has been extended and will be integrated in new releases beginning this week. DVDs, Blu-Ray Discs to Get More Anti-Piracy Warnings : Read more
  17. exfileme

    EFF Protesting CISPA Bill Over Privacy Concerns

    EFF is calling on Web surfers to protest against the latest anti-piracy bill, CISPA. EFF Protesting CISPA Bill Over Privacy Concerns : Read more
  18. exfileme

    RIM Nuking PlayBook App Side-loading Over Piracy Concerns; Calls Android Market

    RIM will eradicate the ability to side-load apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook in future updates. RIM Nuking PlayBook App Side-loading Over Piracy Concerns; Calls Android Market a "Chaotic Cesspool" : Read more
  19. G

    Europe Rules Social Networks Don't Need Anti-Piracy Software

    The ruling may affect the progress of ACTA. Europe Rules Social Networks Don't Need Anti-Piracy Software : Read more
  20. exfileme

    Piracy Isn't Such a Bad Thing, Says Maker of Angry Birds

    In many cases, piracy reels in more "fans" -- or potential customers -- which will eventually bring in a profit. Piracy Isn't Such a Bad Thing, Says Maker of Angry Birds : Read more
  21. G

    GoDaddy Reconsiders, Decides to No Longer Support SOPA

    Following a wave of criticism for supporting the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), domain registar and hoster GoDaddy announced that it is no longer support the bill it helped draft over the past few years. GoDaddy Reconsiders, Decides to No Longer Support SOPA : Read more
  22. G

    Support For SOPA Gets GoDaddy in Hot Water

    A recent statement by Registrar and domain hoster GoDaddy supporting the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) has resulted in quite a frenzy on news aggregation service Reddit today. Support For SOPA Gets GoDaddy in Hot Water : Read more
  23. G

    Removal of DRM May Prevent (Some) Music Piracy

    Researchers at Rice University and Duke University said that the level of piracy in digital music could possibly be decreased if intrusive copy protection features were removed. Removal of DRM May Prevent (Some) Music Piracy : Read more
  24. G

    Hotfile Sues Warner Bros Over Abuse of Anti-Piracy Tool

    File hosting service Hotfile has sued Warner Bros. for abusing its anti-piracy tool. TorrentFreak reports that Warner Bros. apparently removed "hundreds of titles" from Hotfile, even if they did not hold the copyrights to them. Hotfile Sues Warner Bros Over Abuse of Anti-Piracy Tool : Read more
  25. exfileme

    Man Takes On Nintendo in Piracy Lawsuit

    A Spanish computer store owner is battling Nintendo over the sale of M3 DS Real memory cards. Man Takes On Nintendo in Piracy Lawsuit : Read more
  26. G

    Gold Edition Zelda Catridge Doubles as HDD

    Not to advocate piracy, but this seems like a great way to store bootleg NES ROMs. Gold Edition Zelda Catridge Doubles as HDD : Read more
  27. exfileme

    Google Will Gladly Help Fight Piracy... for a Fee

    The entertainment industry wants Google to do more in fighting piracy. Google Will Gladly Help Fight Piracy... for a Fee : Read more
  28. exfileme

    RIAA Continues to Be Attacked from DDoS Flood

    Anonymous is fighting back against the anti-piracy lobby. RIAA Continues to Be Attacked from DDoS Flood : Read more
  29. exfileme

    Nintendo Nukes Homebrew, Piracy on DSi

    Nintendo is fighting piracy on the Wii and DSi through updated firmware. Nintendo Nukes Homebrew, Piracy on DSi : Read more
  30. exfileme

    Hollywood Hiring Cyber Hitmen To Combat Piracy

    Can't get a torrent site to remove files? DoS attack the site. Hollywood Hiring Cyber Hitmen To Combat Piracy : Read more
  31. exfileme

    Iwata Offers Glimpse into 3DS Distribution Service

    Nintendo's CEO offers a glimpse into 3DS digital distribution and piracy. Iwata Offers Glimpse into 3DS Distribution Service : Read more
  32. exfileme

    Experts: Losses Due to Piracy Are Exaggerated

    The general consensus is that industries claiming to lose millions on piracy are merely inflating numbers. Experts: Losses Due to Piracy Are Exaggerated : Read more
  33. JMcEntegart

    Obama Contemplating Three-Strikes Piracy Law

    President Obama is reportedly considering a three strikes law similar to what's already in effect in France. Obama Contemplating Three-Strikes Piracy Law : Read more
  34. JMcEntegart

    UK Piracy Bill Could Kill Public WiFi Hotspots

    The UK government has proposed a Digital Economy Bill which could result in the death of open WiFi hotspots. UK Piracy Bill Could Kill Public WiFi Hotspots : Read more
  35. exfileme

    Hollywood Says Court Ruling Bad, ISPs Are Evil

    Hollywood is striking back against a judgment that would allow ISPs to turn a blind eye at piracy. Hollywood Says Court Ruling Bad, ISPs Are Evil : Read more
  36. JMcEntegart

    Warner, Sony BMG, EMI, Universal Sued for Piracy

    Warner, Sony BMG, EMI and Universal are facing up to $6 billion in damages for piracy. Warner, Sony BMG, EMI, Universal Sued for Piracy : Read more
  37. JMcEntegart

    Report: 1 Million Xbox Users Banned for Piracy

    Microsoft has reportedly banned as many as one million users from Xbox Live because of piracy. Report: 1 Million Xbox Users Banned for Piracy : Read more
  38. exfileme

    Report: 40% of Developers Not Affected by Piracy

    A recent survey conducted by games industry representative TIGA discovered that 40-percent of its developers aren't affected by piracy. Report: 40% of Developers Not Affected by Piracy : Read more
  39. exfileme

    iPhone Game Saw 95% Piracy Rate on Day 1

    Fishlabs experienced a whopping 95-percent piracy rate the day Rally Master Pro 3D was released. iPhone Game Saw 95% Piracy Rate on Day 1 : Read more
  40. exfileme

    Sony: We Can't Make More Movies Thanks to Piracy

    Pirating and downloading movies means studios can't make more, Sony claims. Sony: We Can't Make More Movies Thanks to Piracy : Read more
  41. Marcus Yam

    iPhone Game Developer Claims 90% Piracy Rate

    Stunning piracy rates found for iPhone. iPhone Game Developer Claims 90% Piracy Rate : Read more
  42. exfileme

    Illicit Downloaders Repent with Piracy Payback

    Feeling guilty about downloading all those episodes of The Smurfs? Now you can pay back with a nice donation. Illicit Downloaders Repent with Piracy Payback : Read more
  43. exfileme

    Pro-Copyright Musician Was Pirating Music

    British pop star Lily Allen was preaching the music anti-piracy sermon while slipping copyrighted music to her fans. Pro-Copyright Musician Was Pirating Music : Read more
  44. exfileme

    Anti-Piracy Lawyers Thwarted in Norway

    A Norwegian law firm has lost its license to track down pirates. Anti-Piracy Lawyers Thwarted in Norway : Read more
  45. Marcus Yam

    Sony Calls PSP Piracy "Sickening"

    Well, it is, isn't it? Sony Calls PSP Piracy "Sickening" : Read more
  46. JMcEntegart

    Pirate Bay's VPN: 113,000 Before Launch

    At the end of last month, the people behind the Pirate Bay launched a new VPN designed to protect users from new piracy laws set forth in Sweden and it seems people are all for it. Pirate Bay's VPN: 113,000 Before Launch : Read more
  47. exfileme

    Sweden Law Kicks In; 33% Traffic Drops

    The BBC is reporting that internet traffic in Sweden fell a whopping 33 percent once the country's new anti-piracy law kicked in. But will that continue? Sweden Law Kicks In; 33% Traffic Drops : Read more
  48. exfileme

    Pirate Bay Launches Anonymous VPN

    A new VPN launched by the people behind Pirate Bay hopes to protect users from the new piracy law set forth in Sweden. Pirate Bay Launches Anonymous VPN : Read more
  49. R

    Ex-EMI Boss Says Fighting Piracy is Useless

    Former EMI Director Per-Eirik Johansen's has spoken up on his thoughts on piracy now that he is no longer involved with the record label. Ex-EMI Boss Says Fighting Piracy is Useless : Read more
  50. G

    Why No One Can Stop Torrents

    Torrenting has its good days and its bad. On the same day that we learn Linuxtracker is distributing over 180 Terabytes of data a year, hackers shut down an anti-piracy site. Why No One Can Stop Torrents : Read more
  51. G

    China Agrees With WTO on Piracy Fight

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) brings the hammer down on China over issues of media piracy brought on by the United States. China Agrees With WTO on Piracy Fight : Read more
  52. G

    ISPs Could Profit From Download Pirates

    With the RIAA backing away from direct lawsuits against individual users. Third party piracy policing companies have begun to fill its void. One such company is offering to share its loot with ISPs. ISPs Could Profit From Download Pirates : Read more
  53. Marcus Yam

    Firefox Plug-in Makes Piracy Easy

    New Firefox plug-in makes pirating content from BitTorrent even easier. Firefox Plug-in Makes Piracy Easy : Read more
  54. exfileme

    Microsoft Announces Anti-Piracy Day

    It's Anti-Piracy Day according to Microsoft, although that doesn't mean everyone gets the day off. Microsoft Announces Anti-Piracy Day : Read more
  55. G

    NBC Wants Apple To Include Piracy Filters on iPods

    NBC Universal revealed today why it prefers to use Microsoft’s Zune Marketplace for digital distribution over Apple’s iTunes. The reason may bring crippling security to Microsoft’s Zune portable media player and help Apple sell more iPods. J.B. Perrette, NBC Wants Apple To Include Piracy...
  56. G

    Judge Rejects RIAA Piracy Claims

    The RIAA was hit with another setback when the district court in Atlantic v. Howell denied the RIAA’s argument of making files available constitutes as illegal distribution. It’s an argument by the RIAA that has worked in the past. The RIAA argued that a Judge Rejects RIAA Piracy Claims : Read more
  57. G

    Police Closes iPhone Clone Show Booth

    How far can blatant product design piracy go? At least at Germany's CeBit, a critical mark is crossed when such a device is showcased and marketed at the tradeshow. Police Closes iPhone Clone Show Booth : Read more
  58. G

    i thought piracy was killing the industry

    Archived from groups: rec.audio.pro (More info?) BMI is doing well, at least: http://bmi.com/news/200408/20040818a.asp cheers, chris deckard saint louis mo
  59. S

    Windows Whistler

    has anyone read this article yet? http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,2672131,00.html Bill gates is putting an anti-piracy code in the new windows making it so that only one computer can run each liscenced copy. At this rate we'll all be running linux by next year. Keep up the...