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Movie piracy was hit badly - officials raid scene groups in several countries
Movie piracy was hit badly - officials raid "scene" groups in several countries
Piracy group SPARKS was targeted in raids that took place in Sweden, Norway, United States and other countries. 26 Aug 2020 - 4 comments
Nintendo targets Switch hack products with lawsuit
Nintendo targets Switch hack products with lawsuit
Nintendo of America has filed two lawsuits targeting products that circumvent the technological protection measures of its Nintendo Switch devices. 20 May 2020
Two of the largest illicit streaming sites busted by the FBI
Two of the largest illicit streaming sites busted by the FBI
The rise of Netflix, and emergence of competition from all sides, is a clear indication that no physical method of content delivery or even ...... 16 Dec 2019 - 1 comment
Star Wars show The Mandalorian set to break TV piracy records as Disney+ isn't widely available
Star Wars show The Mandalorian set to break TV piracy records as Disney+ isn't widely available
The Mandalorian, a TV series set to Star Wars universe, is causing a boost in global online piracy, as the show is legally available only in handful of countries. 22 Nov 2019
What is a WEB-DL video?
What is a WEB-DL video?
Explaining what means WEB-DL in relation to a downloaded TV show or a movie. 27 Oct 2019 - 1 comment
What means HDRip?
What means HDRip?
Explaining what the term HDRip means in relation to online videos, movies and TV shows. 25 Oct 2019
Ebook pirate fined and gets suspended sentence
Ebook pirate fined and gets suspended sentence
A man has received a suspended prison sentence and has been fined for copyright infringement related to ebook piracy activity. 10 Oct 2019
Prison sentence sought for Deadpool pirate
Prison sentence sought for Deadpool pirate
A man who has admitted to downloading a bootleg copy of Deadpool and then sharing it online could face a prison term. 17 Sep 2018
Android box seller to pay $25 million settlement
Android box seller to pay $25 million settlement
TickBox TV has reportedly agreed to pay a $25 million settlement in a lawsuit that alleged it promoted copyright infringement. 11 Sep 2018
Terrarium TV piracy app shutting down
Terrarium TV piracy app shutting down
A popular Android application for pirate TV streams will shut down completely at the end of the month, its developer has confirmed. 11 Sep 2018
YouTube MP3 download sites targeted by music industry
YouTube MP3 download sites targeted by music industry
The music industry has its sights set on the high number of websites and mobile apps that enable users to download the music from YouTube videos. 04 Sep 2018 - 1 comment
IP address not enough to identify pirate, court says
IP address not enough to identify pirate, court says
An appeals court in the United States has determined that an IP address is not sufficient evidence that the subscriber is responsible for copyright infringement. 31 Aug 2018 - 1 comment
Reports: More users pirated KSI vs Logan Paul than paid to watch it
Reports: More users pirated KSI vs Logan Paul than paid to watch it
According to some reports, more people watched pirated streams of KSI vs. Logan Paul online that paid to watch the official stream. 27 Aug 2018
Lars Ulrich: Metallica vs. Napster maybe not the smartest PR move of all time
Lars Ulrich: Metallica vs. Napster "maybe not the smartest PR move of all time"
We at AfterDawn followed the early days of digital music very closely, and that meant obviously reporting on the historical Metallica vs. Napster ...... 10 Nov 2017 - 2 comments
Court: Fan-made subtitles are illegal
Court: Fan-made subtitles are illegal
Swedish court decided that distributing fan-made movie subttiles is illegal. 15 Sep 2017 - 9 comments
Court injunction targets Mayweather vs. McGregor piracy
Court injunction targets Mayweather vs. McGregor piracy
Preemptive action from a U.S. court aims to stifle illegal unauthorized streams of the hotly-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jnr, and Conor McGregor this weekend. 21 Aug 2017 - 3 comments
Music on YouTube prevents piracy, study claims
Music on YouTube prevents piracy, study claims
Research based on exclusive YouTube data and a survey of thousands of users in multiple countries shows that YouTube reduces music piracy. 11 May 2017
Selling pre-loaded media boxes for piracy is illegal, EU court suggests
Selling pre-loaded media boxes for piracy is illegal, EU court suggests
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) finds that the sale of media set top boxes pre-loaded with piracy-enabling add-ons can be considered illegal. 01 May 2017
Man blackmails movie studios, plan backfires
Man blackmails movie studios, plan backfires
Piracy has definitely been in decline during the past decade but there are still some industries that are suffering a lot at least by their ...... 25 Mar 2017 - 5 comments
Court orders ISP to identify 5,300 alleged pirates
Court orders ISP to identify 5,300 alleged pirates
The details of Internet users alleged to have shared films including London Has Fallen, and Mechanic: Resurrection, have to be handed over by an ISP. 16 Mar 2017 - 5 comments
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