piracy

Thinkpieces And Shit

Stop Complaining About Streaming Services, We Live in a Music Consumer Heaven

You are living in an extraordinary time to be a music lover and listener. Cough up and enjoy it.
Gary Suarez
4.28.16
Internet Exploring

The Founder of the Pirate Bay Plans to "Bankrupt" the Music Industry with His New Art Project

His "Kopimashin" is designed to make 100 copies of Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" every second, or about 8 million copies a day.
Kyle Kramer
12.28.15
Who Actually Listens To...

Humans of the CD Street Stall: Who Still Buys Pirated Discs?

The Indonesian government's recent crackdown on online and streaming music websites hasn't seemed to have affected the pirate CD stalls of Jakarta.
12.14.15
Internet Exploring

Even iTunes Don't Understand How Their New Refund System Works

Anyone can get a refund on a record they don't like and they don't even need to return the album. But who is losing money here?
Ryan Bassil
1.9.15
tech

The Man in the Web

Jon Karlung, the chairman of the company who look after Wikileaks' servers, on his fight for online freedom.
Caisa Ederyd
10.29.14
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Babysitter Allegedly Set Fire to a House Because She Didn't Like Some Kids

This week: A woman allegedly set fire to a house because she didn't like the kids she was babysitting and a got sent to prison for pirating a movie.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
8.30.14
Features

Can a Video Game Save the Music Industry?

Probably not, but the Intellectual Property Office are trying.
Dan Wilkinson
2.14.14
News

FOX Bankrupted a 23-Year-Old Canadian Pirate for Running a 'Simpsons' Streaming Site

I spoke to "Nick", who was ordered to pay £6.4 million after his piracy lawsuit.
Patrick McGuire
1.16.14
VICE News

Kim Dotcom: The Man Behind Mega

We visited the infamous tech mogul and creator of Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, at his palatial property in New Zealand, where we did backup vocals for his new EDM album and talked to him about history's largest copyright case.
Tim Pool
1.4.14
News

Inside Somaliland’s Pirate Rehab

Who says you can't teach an old pirate new tricks?
Mark Hay
10.2.13
News

Dodge the NSA with This Fancy Encrypted Messaging Service

We spoke to Peter Sunde about how his new service works.
Patrick McGuire
7.17.13
News

The Company Helping Movie Studios Sue You for Illegal Downloading Has Been Using Images Without Permission

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Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
5.15.13
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