No Copyright Trolls, Your Evidence Isn’t Flawless


If you get a letter through the post accusing you of Internet piracy, you must be guilty. That's the message from most copyright trolls and infuriatingly, even some 'neutral' lawyers commenting on these cases. But while it might seem daunting, putting up a fight is not only the right thing to do, but can also cause claimants to back off.

Pirates Can Now Rip 4K Content From Netflix and Amazon

Pirates have found a new loophole that allows them to copy 4k movies and TV-shows from Netflix and Amazon. Up until recently these high quality 4K resolution rips were nonexistent, but a flurry of new releases from various groups show that something has changed.

Book Publishers Expand UK Pirate Site Blocking


Book publishers are the latest companies to add yet more sites to the UK's unofficial 'pirate' site black list. In recent days another 16 domains were added to the blocklists of ISPs such as BT, Sky, Virgin Media, O2, EE and TalkTalk following action by the Publishers Association. As ever,…

Megaupload Programmer Already Freed From U.S. Prison


Earlier this year Andrus Nomm, one of the Megaupload employees indicted by the United States, was sentenced to a year in prison. Having done a deal with U.S. authorities and testified against Kim Dotcom, just nine months later the Estonian is a now a free man. The true cost to…

No Pirate Bay Blockade in Sweden, Court Rules

After deliberating for almost a month the Stockholm District Court has decided that copyright holders can not force a Swedish ISP to block the The Pirate Bay. The Court found that Bredbandsbolaget's operations do not amount to participation in the copyright infringement offenses carried out by some of its 'pirate'…

Judge Worries That Piracy Lawsuits Will Flood Courts

The chief judge of an IP court in Finland has expressed concern that 'copyright-troll' piracy lawsuits will cause chaos if a law firm follows through with threats to sue hundreds of Internet users. Using the courts is the ultimate weapon to make alleged pirates settle but experts believe that copyright…