μTorrent has released a new ad-free plan for its torrent client that will allow users to remove advertisements for a low annual fee and announces it is looking into other monetization methods.
Thanks to a plugin created by the developers behind a fork of the now-defunct Popcorn Time app, users can now stream pirated content content off torrent sites from the comfort of their browser.
The results of a public consultation carried out by the UK Government show that the majority of people are against an increase in the sentence for online piracy from two to ten years.
Private torrent trackers have begun banning Windows 10 users from their sharing networks as they believe Microsoft is trying to spy on them, based upon the terms of its new Services Agreement.
Tumblr appears to be censoring anything related to or tagged with the term "torrent" in searches, and banning users under a new strict "three strikes" policy in an attempt to rid the site of pirates.
The City of London police have announced a new campaign that's aimed at depriving websites with illegal content of their ad revenue. The police use a program to replace paid ads with a police warning.