Hilarious Remixers Hand Out Copyright Smackdown

An artist / collective famous for hilariously butchering famous tracks has just suckered several news outlets into publishing a textbook "copyright fail" story. DJ Detweiler, whose work has to be heard to be believed, implied that Soundcloud claimed copyright infringement on a 'remix' of a famous silent track. In fact it was a carefully orchestrated stunt.

UK Anti-Piracy ‘Education’ Campaign Launched, Quietly


After a long wait the UK's broad anti-piracy effort operated by ISPs and copyright holders has finally launched. The UK Government-funded program aims to warn and educate illegal file-sharers in the hope of decreasing piracy rates over time, but thus far the response has been rather underwhelming.

Swedish Pirate Bay Blocking Decision Will Go to Appeal

Last Friday's ruling by the Stockholm District Court that a local ISP cannot be forced to block The Pirate Bay will not mark the end of the matter. The copyright holders behind the legal action say that they are surprised by the decision and will definitely be taking their case…

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…

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.