If you've ever wondered what happened to all those pirates who were terrorizing boats—including Tom Hanks'—off the coast of Somalia a while back, many of them got scooped up and sent to a prison in Somaliland with a focus on rehabilitation.
With all the talk pinging back and forth around the interwebs in the ongoing NSA clusterfuck, there's a real surge in the demand for encryption-based messaging services. Heml.is is one such service founded by Peter Sunde, one of the creators of the...
The Company Helping Movie Studios Sue You for Illegal Downloading Has Been Using Images Without Permission
Canipre, the company in question, has written "they all know it's wrong and they're still doing it." Referring to copyright theft. On top of an image that they are using without the permission of the copyright holder. On their official website. Whoops!
Last week, I reported that Pirate Bay's alleged power failure seemed to be caused by a much more complicated tangle of political happenings. But it's not just Pirate Bay, file-sharing sites are going down left and right, so we thought we'd clear our...
Won't someone change the law to protect us from these awful, awful people?
Russia is one of the world's largest pirate markets for electronic media. From music and DVDs to video games and software, Russia is ranked right up with world-leaders in piracy China and Indonesia. Fake shit is sold everywhere here!