Latest Piracy Stories
Piracy may be a topic of schoolboy adventure stories, but it’s still a dangerous and costly problem for merchant shipping and tourism in some parts of the world.
The hackers are at it again, this time aiming their DDoS cannons at popular torrent site Pirate Bay. The DDoS (Or Distributed Denial of Service) attack against the torrent site lasted at least 24 hours before the site was knocked out of commission.
A Microsoft-funded Russian startup company has developed a new technology to stop the downloading of pirated content.
The Swedish website The Pirate Bay has long billed itself as “The world’s most resilient Bit Torrent site” – and more recently suggested it was “The galaxy’s most resilient Bit Torrent site,” but it has come under increased pressure from copyright holders in recent weeks.
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