Iranian Government encourages piracy

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The Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST), an organization directly connected to the Iranian Government, is charged with evaluating and advising policy makers on science and technology issues. They are also host to...

Warez ringleader gets over four years in prison

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After pleading guilty in a US federal court earlier this year, 44-year-old Hew Griffiths, the head of underground piracy group "DrinkOrDie", was sentenced to 51 months in jail last week on one count of conspiracy...

Half-Life 2 Warez Crackdown

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If you are seriously considering downloading Half-Life 2 through illegal means, do expect quite a fight from Valve Software. The following is a response from Gabe Newell when being addressed on the topic of pirated...

NTL pulls plug on warez

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Despite the wording of a small announcement claiming that it's all about performance, NTL seems to have the warez community in its crosshairs. Doubtless some users will be up in arms but NTL has decided...

FBI expands hunt on warez scene

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Found this over on GeekNews, pointing to a story over on New Order, regarding some additional information in relation to the FBI's ongoing warez raids. The FBI has, in the past week, been...

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