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MPAA: We Shut Down YTS/YIFY and Popcorn Time

The major movie studios of the MPAA are behind the recent shutdown of the torrent site YTS, the associated release group YIFY, and the main Popcorn Time fork, PopcornTime.io. In an international effort spanning Canada and New Zealand, visits were carried out at the premises of at least two key…

isoHunt Shuts Down After $110 Million Settlement With The MPAA

Torrent search engine isoHunt today announced that it has settled its legal battle with the MPAA for $110 million. The site's owner has decided to throw in the towel and shut down the site for now, but an application for an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court is still pending.…

Kim Dotcom: Joe Biden Ordered the Megaupload Shutdown

Kim Dotcom says he knows who ordered the shutdown of his company and related sites. The Megaupload founder informs TorrentFreak that he has insider information which reveals that none other than Vice President Joe Biden directed attorney Neil MacBride to target the site. Biden is known to be one of…

Google Deleted 200 Million “Pirate” Search Results in 2013

Copyright holders have asked Google to remove more than 200,000,000 allegedly infringing links from its search engine this year. At the current rate the 2013 total is expected to exceed a record breaking quarter billion URLs. Music industry groups RIAA and BPI are the most active senders, with dozens of…

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