All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘filesharing’

New Lawsuit Targets More Hurt Locker Downloaders

If you downloaded the Academy-Award-winning film The Hurt Locker in the past two years, things are really turning out to be a hassle for you. That’s because Voltage Pictures, makers of the film, keep going after BitTorrent users. According to court documents obtained by TorrentFreak, Voltage Pictures is back and ready to sue 2.514 more people, adding to their already-record-setting …

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uTorrent Android App In The Works

Android users may very well be seeding and leeching right from their mobile devices pretty soon. TorrentFreak is reporting that the uTorrent dev team is currently working on a uTorrent app for Android. uTorrent owners BitTorrent Inc. had little to say about the upcoming app – only that it’s in the works and they don’t have any more to say …

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Now You Can Carry The Pirate Bay In Your Pocket

Last month we brought you news that controversial torrent hosting site The Pirate Bay was beginning a transition away from .torrent files in order to host Magnet links, which are both harder to block and require less bandwidth and server space than .torrent files. In that story it was reported that the switch to Magnet links would allow the entirety …

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Megaupload To Department of Justice: We Will Fight This

Downed cyberlocker site MegaUpload is pledging not to go gentle into that good night, as they say are trying to get up and running again. On Thursday, the Department of Justice shut down the site, accusing it of being an “international organized criminal enterprise ” that is “responsible for massive worldwide online piracy of numerous types of copyrighted works.” This …

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SOPA & PIPA: The Pirate Bay Worried About The Internet, Not Itself

The Pirate Bay has long been the favored whipping boy of anti-piracy advocates everywhere. Attempts to block it have been made in many countries, and it is one of the sites that draws the most attention – and ire – in pro-SOPA/PIPA rhetoric. The Pirate Bay, so the argument goes, is exactly the kind of site SOPA and PIPA are …

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