New Tool Downloads Any Netflix Video Instantly


There's a new tool on the market that offers something many people have been desperately looking for. With 'Free Netflix Downloader' people can download videos from Netflix instantly, on Windows at least. The first of its kind tool appears to work surprisingly well, despite the lack of high definition video quality.

Leading Kodi Addon Repository TV Addons Reveals Plans for 2017


One of the world's leading repositories for third-party Kodi addons has revealed some of its plans for 2017. TV Addons says it will streamline the entire Kodi addon experience, making the process easier for all. Greater emphasis will be placed on 'legitimate' addons too, alongside calls for people to stop selling ready-configured hardware devices that attract negative attention.

ExtraTorrent Under DDoS Attacks, Pirate Bay Down

The popular torrent site ExtraTorrent has suffered several major DDoS attacks over the past few days. The problems appear to be related to the site's recent ban of 'unofficial' proxy services. Meanwhile, The Pirate Bay is also down, but for now it's unclear what's causing the issues on their end.

Top Spotify Lawyer: Attracting Pirates is in Our DNA


Spotify is not only one of the world's most popular music platforms, it's also one that's proven particularly popular with both current and former pirates. In a new interview, General Counsel of Spotify Horacio Gutierrez explains that tackling the piracy problem was one of the company's key goals, describing the effort as being embedded in the company's DNA.

Merry Christmas!.. Torrent Downloads and Takedowns


For many people Christmas is a time to celebrate, unpack presents, and get together with family. It's also the time when many classic Christmas songs reappear in The Pirate Bay's top 100 most-downloaded music torrents, year after year. This means that there's anti-piracy work to be done, even during the holidays.

Crazy Pirates Troll TorrentFreak With Bad Santa 2 Watermark


In the unregulated world of Internet piracy, some truly strange things can happen. Here at TorrentFreak we're just passive observers but a few days ago we were thrust onto the main stage, when someone from an unknown pirate group embedded a 'TorrentFreak' watermark into a 'cam' copy of Bad Santa 2.