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What is a WEB-DL video?
What is a WEB-DL video?
The term WEB-DL relates to online piracy of movies and TV shows. It indicates the original source of the pirated movie or a TV show. WEB-DL ...... 27 Oct 2019 - 1 comment
What means HDRip?
What means HDRip?
The term HDRip is often used in online video (TV shows, movies) piracy. The term indicates the source of the pirated TV show or a movie. ...... 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. The 26-year-old ...... 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. The Fresno, California ...... 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. TickBox TV ...... 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. In a ...... 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 ...... 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. The official ...... 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
In Sweden, a long-running court case against local subtitle download site has finally finished. Court decided that distributing subtitles to ...... 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 ...... 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
Premier League to target football streaming servers that feed 'Kodi boxes'
Premier League to target football streaming servers that feed 'Kodi boxes'
The Premier League has secured a court order which will allow it to have access to servers streaming football matches blocked in the UK. ...... 08 Mar 2017
Torrent site proxy case dismissed by court
Torrent site proxy case dismissed by court
A case against a man who was accused of multiple offences for aiding users to bypass government / ISP blockades and censorship has been thrown out. ...... 08 Mar 2017
Fully loaded 'Kodi box' seller ordered to pay 250,000 in UK
Fully loaded 'Kodi box' seller ordered to pay 250,000 in UK
A man who admitted selling set-top boxes to pubs and clubs in the UK complete with IPTV software to watch subscription TV has been ordered to pay 250,000. ...... 07 Mar 2017 - 1 comment
Fully loaded 'Kodi box' sellers arrested
Fully loaded 'Kodi box' sellers arrested
Police have arrested sellers of so called 'Full Loaded Kodi Boxes' as pirate streaming add-ons become more popular. The devices are typically ...... 09 Feb 2017 - 6 comments
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