Kim Dotcom Warns Mega Users to Backup Their Files

Kim Dotcom is warning users of Mega, the cloud storage company he founded in 2013, to back up their files. According to the entrepreneur, Mega is now under the control of Bill Liu, a New Zealand-based Chinese national that is currently fifth on China's most-wanted criminal list.

Pirate Bay Founder: Streaming Model Could Ignite New Piracy War

As streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify gain even greater traction, so does the centralization of online content that consumers no longer own. According to Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde this business model holds subscribers to ransom, with the threat of content being suddenly taken away now a constant…

Microsoft’s Azure Awarded FACT Anti-Piracy Seal of Approval


Azure, the cloud computing platform created by Microsoft, has become the first service of its type to gain certification from anti-piracy group Federation Against Copyright Theft. The accreditation means that Microsoft has implemented many physical and digital processes designed to thwart online pirates.

Netflix: VPN Blockade Backlash Doesn’t Hurt Us

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says that the recent crackdown on VPN and proxy users hasn't hurt the company's results. The VPN blockade only affects a small but vocal minority, according to Hastings, and there are no signs that hordes of subscribers are abandoning ship.

KickassTorrents Next Target For Aussie Piracy Blocklist

Record labels Universal, Warner, Sony, and Albert & Son have filed an application at the Federal Court of Australia to have KickassTorrents and associated proxy sites blocked at the ISP level. The action follows a complaint filed by Foxtel to block sites including The Pirate Bay.

Norwegian Authorities Sued Over Popcorn-Time Domain Seizure

Two digital rights groups have filed a lawsuit to challenge the Government's seizure of a Popcorn-Time related domain name. The groups believe that the website, which offered information and links to the popular streaming software, did nothing wrong. In any case, a domain name seizure is seen as a disproportionate…