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Is Online Piracy an Art Form?
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, also the defining aesthetic of our times, probably.
Japan’s Biggest Manga Pirate Was Arrested in Manila
His website, Mangamura, apparently cost the Japanese publishing industry $2.93 billion.
Philippine TV Channel Airs Pirated Copy of ‘Avengers: Endgame'
What made them think they could get away with it?
Online Piracy Can Be Good for Business, Researchers Find
Ham-fisted attacks on internet pirates may actually be counterproductive, researchers warn.
How Pirated Versions of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Leaked Weeks Before Release
“As far as Switch games go this is the biggest ever,” one Switch piracy community member said.
The Weakest Link
Inside the Messy, Dark Side of Nintendo Switch Piracy
Doxing rivals, stealing each other’s files, and poking around Nintendo’s servers are all a normal part of the ballooning Nintendo Switch hacking and piracy scenes.
The Rise of Netflix Competitors Has Pushed Consumers Back Toward Piracy
BitTorrent usage has bounced back because there's too many streaming services, and too much exclusive content.
Video Game Pirates Are Behind Indonesia's Thriving Gamer Culture
Pirated video games are the norm in Indonesia, where even the hottest new releases sell for less than the price of a large cheese pizza.
the beautiful game
Facebook Is the Latest Port of Call for Football Fans Who Pirate Live Streams
From the early days of weird BitTorrent-based apps to Facebook livestreaming, soccer fans will do whatever it takes to get their fix.
Piracy Is Still A Huge Problem In Indonesia
Almost all international monitoring organizations say Indonesia has some of the most dangerous waters in the world, but the government disagrees.
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