pirate

piracy

Nintendo Sues Californian for Selling Modded NES Classic and Switch Hacks

This week Nintendo filed a lawsuit against Mikel Euskaldunak, who allegedly offered tools to help people run pirated games on their Nintendo Switch, as well as sold NES Classic consoles preloaded with more games.
Joseph Cox
12.13.18
history

Ching Shih, the Cantonese Sex Worker Who Became China's Most Feared Pirate

In the early 1800s, Ching Shih was the mastermind behind a floating criminal empire made up of more than 40,000 ships.
Ebony Adams
Anita Sarkeesian
10.8.18
net neutrality

Canada’s Telecoms and National Media Want the Government to Block Piracy Websites

Digital rights groups worry that website blocking could cover more than illegal piracy.
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
uh oh, eh?

A Telecom Giant Wants to Block Websites in Canada

Bell is taking a hardline approach to copyright and piracy.
Jordan Pearson
9.27.17
News

Drones Will Forever Change How Pirates Operate on the High Seas

“For the first time, non-state adversaries would have an air force.”
Jordan Pearson
2.11.16
haunted

You Can Drink Rum Punch Next to a Grave at Key West's Most Haunted Bar

When most people think of an ideal bar, death is probably not in the picture. But Captain Tony’s Saloon in Key West, Florida somehow does morbidity right.
Caroline Herter
10.26.15
Music

Internet Providers Would Be Forced to Block Filesharing Sites Under TPP

Final text of the trade deal says ISPs may block filesharing sites, experts say.
Jordan Pearson
10.9.15
the business of life

DIY Filmmaking and the End of Hollywood - The Business of Life (Episode 10)

With streaming services, video games, and advances in consumer video, the movie business is changing. With a myriad of new threats to the Hollywood hegemony, will the film industry survive, or morph into something unrecognizable?
VICE News
9.3.15
Business of Life

DIY film making and the end of Hollywood - The Business of Life (Season 1, Episode 10)

This week on the Business of Life, we discuss how your favorite streaming services are posing a threat to the film industry.
VICE News
8.28.15
the business of life

DIY Filmmaking and the End of Hollywood - The Business of Life (Episode 10 Trailer)

With streaming services, video games, and advances in consumer video, the movie business is changing. With a myriad of new threats to the Hollywood hegemony, will the film industry survive, or morph into something unrecognizable?
VICE News
8.28.15
video

'Metallica Drummer!' Is the Perfect Pre-Internet Viral Video

"He's talented! He's obsessed! He's Canadian!"
Jordan Pearson
7.24.15
africa

UN Experts Discredit Underwater Explorer’s Pirate ‘Treasure’ Discovery

The explorer claimed he found the wreck of Captain Kidd's "Adventure Galley" off the coast of Madagascar, complete with a silver bar that turned out be lead.
Pierre-Louis Caron
7.15.15
0102