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Yet another file sharing website will soon be lost to history, and again for undisclosed reasons. The site is now displaying a message on its homepage asking users to backup their data, or lose it.
Piracy, especially music piracy, has apparently disappeared from Norway. This seems to be because of easy to access to affordable, convenient and legal music streaming services.
Leaked emails have revealed that MPAA got cold feet just three months out from the introduction of a government scheme to send movie pirates in the UK a warning via their ISP when they steal content.
Sony has attempted to step up the fight against pirate sites this year but has been caught unwittingly funding these very sites according to analysis by the MPAA.
The recent leak of Sony information by a group called GOP may have opened Pandora's box. An email conversation from the leak shows something interesting about the settlement between MPAA and Hotfile.
Mississippi Attorney General has called for a timeout after Google filed a lawsuit against him and accused him of doing MPAA's dirty work.
Google said it is deeply concerned about MPAA's plans to force DNS providers and ISPs to filter out websites like The Pirate Bay using existing laws.
In an attempt to stop piracy, MPAA is currently considering using DNS providers to filter out websites like The Pirate Bay, and would use existing laws to enforce it.
Emails have emerged as a result of the recent Sony hack that reveal that Sony, along with the MPAA and other movie studios, made a plan, known as Project Goliath, to attack Google.
The creator of the world's largest torrent client has agreed a deal with the MPAA to combat piracy, which will see the company's video-on-demand service protected by a content recognition system.
Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, and others request stays on civil suits pursued by the music and movie industries to prevent their 5th amendment rights being violated in the ongoing criminal cases.
Hotfile.com who have been in a legal battle with the MPAA since 2011, had reached a settlement with the organization which included certain conditions to continue operating has closed anyway.
Popular cloud-based file sharing website, Hotfile, has been ordered to pay about $80 million and shutdown to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the Motion Picture Association of America.
A new research digs deep into the box office revenues highlighting some interesting finds: blockbuster films improved their performance, while smaller products were hurt.
The Motion Picture Association of America has deemed file-sharing hub Hotfile the "most blatant inducer of copyright infringement" during legal proceedings, beating even Megaupload and torrent sites.
Filesonic, previously one of the major file-sharing websites on the internet, has been gone for the past few days with no explanation, and the main domain having suddenly changed hands.
The Motion Picture Association of America has denied the claims of MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom that US Vice President Joe Biden ordered the raid on the file sharing website.
Information from the trial of Anton Vickerman, the owner of SurftheChannel, suggests that the MPAA's methods were totally corrupted, forcing the jury to believe his guilt from the onset.
After originally opposing the return of any files to users of Megaupload, the servers of which are currently locked down, the MPAA has apparently reversed its stance - but with a caveat.
A 92-year-old World War II veteran from Long Island has mailed more than an estimated 300,000 bootleg DVDs over the course of eight years to U.S. soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
After all the outrage they caused, the MPAA is still trying to force SOPA-like legislation into law? It's finally clear: this is a battle to death between the free internet and big media.
A former vice-president at the Motion Picture Association of America has turned against the group and the Stop Online Piracy Act they were so keen to push through to the greater internet masses.
Christopher Dodd, the head of the Motion Picture Association of America, said in a new interview he is "confident" there are conversations between the tech and entertainment industry about SOPA.
The Motion Picture Association of America told a federal court that it opposes allowing MegaUpload to buy back its servers, and that it also opposes allowing former users to access their files.
In the wake of MegaUpload's shut down earlier this year, a Hollywood film studio exec has named five other file sharing websites that could also receive the same treatment.
Listen.com co-founder Rob Reid takes a look at the entertainment industry's bizarre claims about the economic damage of piracy. Who knew your iPod contained $8 billion worth of stolen content?
The head of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has issued a statement slamming the upcoming "blackout" protests of the Stop Online Piracy Act that are scheduled for Wednesday.
The MPAA won a court case forcing BT to block access to Newzbin. The company now has 14 days to comply and must ensure access is blocked, even if Newzbin changes addresses.
If you are streaming what you know to be a pirated movie or TV episode via the Internet on your laptop, PC or even your cell phone, you might be committing a felony if a...
If you live in Tennessee and share your login credentials for Netflix, watch out. The Associated Press is reporting that State lawmakers in the home to country music have passed a bill that would make...
In the last year, the United States government has seized approximately 120 domains suspected of harbouring piracy activities. Who requested the takedowns? The media industries of the United States of course - the RIAA and...
For years, the MPAA has been sending notifications to users who illegally download their movies via the Internet. The general course of action is to hire a company to track down users who infringe on...
Last month, LimeWire was forced to shut down after a court order injunction against the P2P file-sharing software company. When LimeWire was shut down on October 26, 2010, it left hundreds of thousands of users...
Two months ago we reported on the internet group "Anon" or "Anonymous" DDoSing the websites of the RIAA and MPAA in response to actions taken by the anti-piracy companies against pirates. Later, personal views were...
Last weekend you may have heard that notorious message board 4chan got together once again under the name "Anonymous" and DDoS'd the websites of the RIAA and MPAA. This was in response to a claimed...
The Pirate Bay has been taking a beating lately. After being forced to move through multiple hosting solutions and surviving harsh international copyright law litigation, the pirates could use some good news for once. That...
It's fairly common knowledge that the MPAA isn't the most popular organization in the world. The current chairman, Dan Glickman, is being removed from office in 18 months time. Why? Because of a lacking performance,...
With the nominations of the Oscars named just a few days ago I wondered how many of the movies nominated have actually been seen by people at home rather then the cinema in the form...
A clear message to all torrent websites hosted on the US soil was sent all over the world today: A federal judge is hitting the shuttered TorrentSpy service with a $111 million penalty for facilitating...