The Opera web browser feature ‘Turbo Mode’ is designed to speed up browsing. As a side effect, it also bypasses website blocks, something popular with pirates. However, it appears that the company has been in talks to integrate a blacklist which could stop access to blocked domains.
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Detectives from the UK’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit say they have arrested a man attempting to sell the movie Brotherhood on the dark web. The 35-year-old is suspected of offering the movie , which is the follow-up to the successful Kidulthood and Adulthood, in advance of its retail release.
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The lawsuit between Paramount Pictures and the crowdfunded Star Trek spin-off “Prelude to Axanar” is heating up again. With a trial scheduled for early next year, both parties have submitted motions for summary judgment. The defendants argue, among other things, that their fan-film clearly falls under fair use.
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A report commissioned by the Australian government has found a drop in piracy rates for 2016. The fall is being attributed to improved availability of legal streaming alternatives, but in a juicy twist, the report also reveals that the much reviled Aussie pirate is often the industry’s best customer.
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Earlier this month Swedish police took down Rarat.org, one of the largest private torrent trackers in the country. With help from PayPal the authorities were able to identity and arrest the prime target, who also happens to be an organizer of the upcoming winter edition of Dreamhack.
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The legal defense team of alleged KickassTorrents owner Artem Vaulin has reiterated that the allegations put forward by the U.S. Government are fatally flawed. According to the defense, the Government’s indictment still includes several misleading claims, which have no foundation in criminal law.
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The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. ‘Pete’s Dragon’ tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Jason Bourne’. ‘Snowden’ completes the top three.
Pirate sites have a tendency to carry advertising for gambling services but in some regions, notably Russia, online gambling is illegal. So, when torrent and streaming sites carry ads for these services, copyright holders are now reporting them to the authorities who are forcing lSPs to block them.
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UK Internet providers have added close to 500 URLs to the national pirate site blocklist. The expansion follows a request from copyright holders who frequently add new proxies for sites that have previously been barred. Despite this mass-update, the ongoing blocking whack-a-mole is far from over.
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Rightscorp’s dream of turning piracy into profit continues to be a nightmare. In its latest quarterly filing the anti-piracy outfit reports revenue down 35% over the same period last year, alongside a loss of $385,433. Year to date, the company has lost almost $1.4m and only has enough money to last until December.
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