The MPAA is attempting to apply a new tactic in tackling piracy, the International Trade Commission (ICT), which would allow data to be stopped ‘at the border’. According to a leaked document and two public filings (1)(2), the movie industry is trying to have digital transmissions regulated much like imported goods and apply this law Read More
Intel has shut down its Russian blogs and forums in response to the country’s recently enacted “Blogger’s Law”, which curtails blogs with more than 3,000 readers.
Netflix has asserted that it is not clamping down on VPN use for avoiding geoblocks. The statement comes in response to a number of media reports over the weekend.
Iran is all set to expand its ‘smart filtering’ of the Internet. The country appears to be no longer interested in imposing a blanket ban on websites and will instead attempt to filter out the ‘harmful’ content.
Pirate Bay, the most popular torrent website, was shut down on December 9, 2014 in the ongoing fight against online piracy, but it has shown almost no effect on the piracy levels, as the numbers rose back to the same levels over the following days.
After increased pressure from both North Korea and the United States government, Sony has officially decided to pull all showings of the upcoming Seth Rogen and James Franco movie The Interview from theaters until further notice.
A week on from the police raid on Pirate Bay HQ in Sweden, one of the suspects has been released from police custody, according to a report from Torrent Freak.
Over the weekend it was revealed that in response to the recent raid on The Pirate Bay in Sweden, Anonymous has launched attacks against email providers for Swedish authorities in order to voice their displeasure with the takedown of one of their favorite online P2P portals.
On Tuesday we found out that The Pirate Bay’s servers in Sweden had been seized in a raid, which took many of its sites and other services down. Former spokesperson Peter Sunde has responded to the incident saying he doesn’t particularly care this time.
Early on Tuesday morning, TorrentFreak claimed that the servers of The Pirate Bay had been raided and shutdown in their native home of Sweden.