Latest Piracy Stories

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...

Angry Birds Chief Says Piracy Can Be Good For Business
2012-01-31 13:37:12

Not everyone in the music industry is as vehemently anti-piracy as the giants of the Recording Industry Association of American (RIAA) – one of the last beleaguered bastions of an anachronistic music imperium which, like the giant cartelized companies in the age of mercantilism, is only sustainable as long as its members continue to wield influence over legislators. At the annual Medim conference in Cannes, France – the world´s largest music industry trade fair since 1967...

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