torrents

Science

'The Pirate Bay of Science' Continues to Get Attacked Around the World

After publishers sued Sci-Hub, Russian ISPs are now preventing users from accessing the valuable scientific data repository and paywall killer.
Karl Bode
12.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

HBO Has Had Enough of Pornhub's Pirated 'Game of Thrones' Sex Scenes

Among PornHub's top Westeros-related searches are "Daenerys" and "Walk of Shame."
Helen Donahue
6.2.16
Google

Why Your Browser Is Warning You About Pirate Bay

Major browsers all started blocking access to the website this week.
Kari Paul
5.7.16
News

Canadians Are Cord-Cutting Faster than Americans

Even Canadian Netflix is better than cable.
Jordan Pearson
4.8.16
Longreads Or Whatever

How a Kid Running an Obscure Music Forum Became the Target Of the UK's Biggest Ever Piracy Case

From his bedroom in North East England, Kane Robinson ran a music forum for 12,000 enthusiastic indie fans. But did a uni student with no prior convictions really deserve two years in prison?
Joe Zadeh
11.25.15
short circuit

The MPAA Killed Another Movie Torrent Site

YTS is gone for good, despite imitators claiming to be the real deal.
Rachel Pick
11.4.15
BitTorrent

This One GIF Explains How BitTorrent Finds Files

Torrents, how do they work?
Clinton Nguyen
10.29.15
News

Popcorn Time's Era of Lawsuit-Free Piracy Is Over

16 Popcorn Time users are being sued for allegedly streaming a bad movie.
Jason Koebler
9.2.15
News

'Popcorn Time for Porn' Lets You Stop Giving Money to Shady Tube Sites

It doesn't necessarily make watching free porn online any easier, but it could be more ethical.
Jordan Pearson
6.8.15
News

Sweden Orders the Seizure of The Pirate Bay's Domain Names

The site's comeback tour hits another snag.
Jason Koebler
5.19.15
tech

I Went to a Cryptoparty to Ask Why People Want to Protect Their Data

It was an evening of pizza, beer, and technological subterfuge.
Jack Callil
4.30.15
Culture

You Can Download the Darknet Market That Disappeared Without a Trace

Evolution is back, but only as a torrent.
Jordan Pearson
3.19.15
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