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Sky, BT, Virgin Media and other UK ISPs ordered to block further torrent sites

Sky, BT, Virgin Media and other UK ISPs ordered to block further torrent sites

By 1 March 2013

The UK government clampdown on torrent sites continues, this time in the form of a new court order which will force BT, Sky, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, EE and O2 to block websites Kickass Torrents (kat.ph), H33T and Fenopy. High court judge Mr Justice Arnold said... >>

Revealed: Who'd win the Brit Awards based on pirate downloads

Revealed: Who'd win the Brit Awards based on pirate downloads

By 20 February 2012

The Brit Awards ceremony will be held in London tomorrow night (21 February), and several British or international artists will walk away with a gong given to them by the UK music industry. However, we've found out the list of winners in advance. Well,... >>

Torrent honeytraps set up to lure pirates into lawsuits

Torrent honeytraps set up to lure pirates into lawsuits

By 3 June 2011

Last week, Pocket-lint brought you the news that the maker of The Hurt Locker has filed lawsuits against a record 24,583 people who, it claims, have infringed its copyright by downloading illegal copies of the movie. And that Voltage Pictures is seeking... >>

Hurt Locker chiefs gun for 24,583 file sharers in record breaking lawsuit

Hurt Locker chiefs gun for 24,583 file sharers in record breaking lawsuit

By 24 May 2011

Makers of The Hurt Locker have broken a world record by filing lawsuits against 24,583 torrent site users for copyright theft. However, it could take up to a decade to find out the personal information of all of those sued. Voltage Pictures has added... >>

Windows 8 build appears online for illegal download

Windows 8 build appears online for illegal download

By 13 April 2011

Purporting to be Windows 8 but looking incredibly similar to Windows 7, a very early build of the next operating system from Microsoft has appeared on torrent sites for illegal download. Build 7850 has been in the grasp of manufacturers for a while, and... >>

Call of Duty: Black-market Ops

Call of Duty: Black-market Ops

By 29 December 2010

Call of Duty: Black Ops has picked up another title for its popularity, but this is one that Activision won't be too thrilled about hearing about - it is the most pirated game of 2010. With legit copies of the game being shipped to around 18 million homes... >>

Pirate Bay sunk in raids... For a couple of hours

Pirate Bay sunk in raids... For a couple of hours

By 8 September 2010

Hugely popular torrent site, The Pirate Bay, was completely down for a few hours yesterday after police in up to 14 countries raided numerous locations believed to contain its servers. The bulk of the action was undertaken in Sweden, although the UK,... >>


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