Less than two weeks after the notorious Isohunt was put out to pasture by The Man, a zombified version has appeared—thanks to the South Pacific island nation of Tonga.
And to add insult to injury, you have to download 18GB of... something before the malware phishes for your personal info.
The BitTorrent search site lost an appeals court case earlier this year, so it's closing its doors as part of settlement with movie studios in the U.S.
A new website compares top movie torrent downloads to the movie's legal availability, and it doesn't look good for Hollywood.
Mountain View says it filters copyright-infringing content from its autocomplete function, but not all search filters are created equal.
Downloading from illegal sources has increased instead of decreased six months after a court ordered ISPs in the Netherlands to block access to The Pirate Bay, according to research from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Tilburg University, released Thursday.
Some pretty strong evidence has come to light that one of the most notorious copyright troll operations in the U.S. targeted The Pirate Bay with a honeypot operation, a trap set to detect unauthorized use of copyrighted files.
The first one's free—but HBO's betting you'll get hooked eventually.
A report by Variety indicates that the nation's largest cable provider will send real-time alerts if it thinks you're pirating a movie--along with a legitimate alternative.
Online ad companies agreed to a new set of "best practices" that would remove ads from sites engaging in copyright piracy or selling phony goods. But the effectiveness of these practices is still very much up in the air.
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