Google Challenges Canada’s Global Blocking Injunction in the US

News

In June, the Supreme Court of Canada ordered Google to remove a company's websites from its search results all over the world, not just in Canada. With options to appeal exhausted in Canada, this week Google filed for an injunction in the United States, arguing that the ruling violates the First Amendment.

Kim Dotcom Spying Fiasco Puts Prime Minister Under Pressure

News

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English is the latest high-ranking official to come under pressure as a result of the Kim Dotcom spying fiasco. English, who was acting Prime Minister in 2012 when much of the spying took place, now stands accused of acting unlawfully when he tried to have the surveillance of Dotcom recognized as a state secret.

Cloudflare Wants to Eliminate ‘Moot’ Pirate Site Blocking Threat

News

Cloudflare is not happy with the RIAA's efforts to hold the company liable for pirate websites on its network. Cloudflare has asked a Florida federal court to vacate a recent order, which would open the door to widespread site blocking efforts. The CDN provider notes that the targeted domains are no longer using its services while accusing the record labels of not being upfront.

BulkyIPTV Operator Was Arrested For Fraud, Money Laundering

Last week, TorrentFreak reported that the operator of unauthorized IPTV service BulkyIPTV had been arrested by police. A joint statement by Derbyshire Police and the Federation Against Copyright Theft has now confirmed that a 29-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of fraud, money laundering and copyright offenses.

TVStreamCMS Brings Pirate Streaming Site Clones to The Masses

Opinion

Pirate streaming sites are everywhere. Name a popular movie or TV show and there are hundreds of sites that allow you to stream them for free. Many of these sites are clones of popular brands such as Fmovies, Putlocker, and GoMovies, running on pre-made and easy to install scripts such as TVStreamCMS.

Kodi Security Risk Emerges After TVAddons Shutdown

Three domains previously operated by defunct Kodi addons site TVAddons have been transferred to a law firm in Canada. With no explanation forthcoming, the security implications cannot be ignored. According to Kodi Project Manager Nathan Betzen, a third party in control of these domains could potentially do whatever they wanted to vulnerable former TVAddons users.