Illegally uploaded full-length movies pop up again on YouTube

It was a problem that had been solved for all intents and purposes years ago when YouTube put the power into the hands of major copyright owners. Now, WSJ has uncovered that a new round of full-length movie uploads has been creeping onto YouTube, some of which have received millions of views. Google launched the… Continue reading Illegally uploaded full-length movies pop up again on YouTube

BitTorrent’s Wave Becomes a Tsunami with 100 Million Active Users

Dependent entirely on how you feel about piracy, it will either tickle you previously undefined shades of pink or break your heart to learn that BitTorrent has reported that its tools BitTorrent, Mainline and ĀµTorrent now have an active userbase of 100 million per month. It seems like only yesterday we were forced a peek… Continue reading BitTorrent’s Wave Becomes a Tsunami with 100 Million Active Users

This Time, The Porn Watches You

Porn is really easy to get, isn’t it? Porn has always been the internet’s biggest business, but most of us would-be consumers are generally asking ‘what business’? Porn is perfectly easy to get for free. That’s just what porn producers are worried about, and they’re rallying to change it. Studio Pink Visual has rallied adult… Continue reading This Time, The Porn Watches You

A Pirate by Any Other Name Would Still Copy That Floppy

Back in the day, there was no word for Peer-to-Peer filesharing. Today, the phenomenon is widely termed ‘piracy’. Maybe that’s a little unfair, but then again, it’s not secret that the vast majority of torrent files criss-crossing the internet are games, unreleased albums, and films that are barely in theatres yet. But now, it’s been… Continue reading A Pirate by Any Other Name Would Still Copy That Floppy