Sony Accidentally Funded “Rogue” Piracy Sites

Stopping money flowing into the pockets of 'pirate' sites has been one of this year's top topics, but it's something that's easier said than done. In fact, it's so complex that despite the company's best efforts, during the first five months of 2014 Sony paid for almost two million ad…

Kim “Santa” Dotcom Stops Xbox and Playstation Attacks

Mega founder Kim Dotcom has saved Christmas for many Playstation and Xbox gamers. In what he describes as a Christmas Miracle, Kim Dotcom appears to have stopped Lizard Squad's DDoS attacks by handing out 3,000 vouchers for premium Mega accounts, worth $99 a piece.

‘Game of Thrones’ Most Pirated TV-Show of 2014

With 2014 nearing its end we begin our yearly roundup of the most-pirated entertainment titles across various categories, starting today with TV-shows. Game of Thrones takes the crown for the third year in a row, followed by The Walking Dead and The Big Bang Theory.

Being a Pirate is OK, But Being a Cheapskate Sucks

Casual digital piracy seems socially acceptable these days but how many people can honestly say that receiving a counterfeit gift from a loved one this Christmas wouldn't be somewhat of a disappointment? Don't we all have an aversion to fakes and piracy in the right circumstances?

The Interview Is A Pirate Hit With 200k Downloads (Updated)

The unexpected release of The Interview is making headlines around the world, but for now only people inside the U.S. can see the film. Perhaps unsurprisingly, 200,000 people have already circumvented this restriction by turning to torrent sites where the film appeared just an hour after its official release. Even…

Pirate Bay’s Fredrik Neij Now “Wanted for Hacking”

Former Pirate Bay operator Fredrik Neij is currently jailed in Sweden after being captured in Thailand last month. However, according to leaked emails, the MPAA believes that the Swede could also face hacking related charges - and it doesn't stop there.

MPAA Secretly Settled With Hotfile for $4 Million, Not $80 Million

Last December the MPAA announced one of its biggest victories to date. The Hollywood group won its case against file-hosting site Hotfile, who agreed to a $80 million settlement. However, this figure mostly served to impress and scare the public, as we can now reveal that Hotfile agreed to pay…

Raid on Kim Dotcom’s Mansion Was Legal, Supreme Court Rules

A high-profile police raid carried out on Kim Dotcom's New Zealand mansion has been declared legal by the country's Supreme Court. The Court acknowledged that the search warrants used against Dotcom were 'deficient' in detail, but this did not result in a miscarriage of justice.

EZTV Is Back Online After Pirate Bay Raid

After The Pirate Bay started showing signs of life yesterday, EZTV made a full recovery today. The site of the popular TV-torrent distribution group is accessible again from its original domain name EZTV.it, complete with freshly updated content.

Dallas Buyers Club Wants Cash From European Pirates

The company behind the Oscar-winning Dallas Buyers Club is spreading its anti-piracy tentacles. After testing out the United States, Voltage Pictures is sending out cash demands in Europe. The company's lawfirm says that letter recipients "are happy to be made aware" they're acting illegally and are handing over the cash.