Latest Piracy Stories

Microsoft-funded Russian Startup Aims To Stop Net Piracy
2012-05-15 04:42:25

A Microsoft-funded Russian startup company has developed a new technology to stop the downloading of pirated content. The company, Pirate Pay, said it has already worked with Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures to stop “tens of thousands” of illegal downloads on sites such as BitTorrent. Film and music industries have long seen BitTorrent as a major threat to their business, claiming the site costs them billions in lost revenue each year. But Pirate Pay says its system...

The Pirate Bay Facing Dutch Court Blockade
2012-05-11 11:00:55

Peter Suciu for RedOrbit.com At one point the infamous pirate Edward Teach — better known as Blackbeard — probably believed himself to be the most resilient pirate in the world, but he still ended up dead on the deck on his ship, a fate shared by many in his profession. Labeling one´s self a pirate was never historically the best way to ensure a happy ending, so their story could be a warning to the so-called modern day digital pirates as well. The Swedish website The...

2012-03-28 23:00:20

Midwestern-based start-up Piratechnix has produced a new patent-pending technology that stops the leading cause of software piracy. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 Piratechnix has developed a new solution that addresses the $59 billion dollar worldwide software piracy problem and it is not dependent upon dongle technology or even Internet access to be effective. This now opens markets to Software Publishers that were previously not available or were considered to be too risky to...

Internet Abuzz Over Pirate Bay Post: A Review Of The Reactions
2012-03-23 04:20:36

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com The bad boys of BitTorrent at The Pirate Bay (TPB) have once again managed to send a surge of excitement through the technosphere with an outlandishly intriguing blog post that claims they´re working on plans to equip GPS-controlled drones with modem radio transmitters. While Web responses have ranged from naïve credulity to scathing sardonicism, The Pirate Bay has once again reaffirmed its ability to ignite the kind of frenzied...

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