Hollywood Is Setting Up a Legal ‘Machine’ to Sue Pirates In Canada
Every Canadian internet user should be paying attention.
Cut The Cord
Big TV Is Trying to Use Lawsuits to Crush Pirated Streaming on Kodi Boxes
New lawsuits lobbed at third-party libraries of apps for the software are really stretching the definition of piracy.
but also lots of people paid
The Mayweather-McGregor Fight Shows It’s Impossible to Stop Social Media Streaming of Big Events
You could pay $100 to watch on Pay Per View, or hope your mom’s neighbor has a big projector in the backyard that she can Facetime you.
Here’s a Playlist of Some of the Earliest Pirated MP3s on the Internet
Celebrating 20 years of ripping MP3s.
Longreads Or Whatever
People Were Stealing Music Long Before Millennials Ruined Everything with Internet Pirating
Music pirating has existed since the beginning of recorded music—but the last decade would rather have you blame yourself, your bedroom, and Napster. This is the history.
Alex Robert Ross
Popcorn Time — the 'Netflix for Pirates' — Gives Easy Access to Illegal Films, but Hollywood is Pissed
Popcorn Time offers free downloads of a videoplayer and complimentary search engine, which make pirated films accessible to people who normally would be daunted by the complicated process of streaming illegal films.
Netflix's Plans to Take Over the World
The company's shareholder letter revealed some surprising tidbits.
Targeted Strike 2: Judgement Database
There’s no way to count the human lives destroyed by the machines. Killed by bombs guided down from heavy aircraft above, they were faces logged into databases, rounded up and disappeared. They called the system Judgment Database.
Uploading Copyrighted Material in Japan Means Up to 10 Years in Jail
According to a new Japanese law that takes effect today, anyone who pirates music or films can be handed up to a two-year jail sentence and fines of up to 2 million yen (~$25,700).