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Too Much Cash Causes Pirate Admin to Quit, 43K Ebook Dump Imminent

Faced with unmanageable euro revenues "in six digits" and a reluctance of publishers to legitimize the site, the administrator of a Tor-based download site developed to shake up the eBook market says he has been forced to leave the project. In other knock-on developments, TorrentFreak is informed that the site's…

Google Taken to Court to Uncloak eBook Pirates

Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN has taken Google to court in an effort to obtain the personal details of one of its users. The account in question had been selling 'pirate' eBooks on Google Play but despite responding to BREIN's complaint by shutting down further sales, Google is refusing to hand…

Book Publishers Expand UK Pirate Site Blocking

Book publishers are the latest companies to add yet more sites to the UK's unofficial 'pirate' site black list. In recent days another 16 domains were added to the blocklists of ISPs such as BT, Sky, Virgin Media, O2, EE and TalkTalk following action by the Publishers Association. As ever,…

Spanish Police Arrest Their First Ever eBook Pirate

Spain's Ministry of the Interior has announced the first ever arrest of an eBook pirate. The suspect is said to have uploaded more than 11,000 literary works online, many on the same day as their official release. More than 400 subsequent sites are said to have utilized his releases.

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