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4 reasons why you shouldn't download Game of Thrones season 5 leaked episodes 1-4 illegally

4 reasons why you shouldn't download Game of Thrones season 5 leaked episodes 1-4 illegally

By 13 April 2015

Game of Thrones is back, with season 5 having started on HBO in the US yesterday, 12 April, and simulcast in many other countries in the world. The first episode will also be shown on Sky Atlantic this evening for many UK fans to see it for the first... >>

If you’re with Sky and use torrents your details might already be in the hands of copyright trolls

If you’re with Sky and use torrents your details might already be in the hands of copyright trolls

By 10 March 2015

Sky Broadband will hand over details of its subscribers suspected of illegally downloading movies, it has confirmed. In a letter sent to users who might be affected, the company revealed that it has no option than to provide the names and addresses of... >>

Torrent fans can now stream directly in a browser without downloading

Torrent fans can now stream directly in a browser without downloading

By 30 October 2014

If getting free movies by illegally downloading them as a torrent was still too much effort, it's got easier. A website, called Joker, has sprung up offering a free streaming service for torrents. Users simply need to find the torrent link then copy and... >>

Torrents finally make it onto iPhone and iPad, download directly to iOS

Torrents finally make it onto iPhone and iPad, download directly to iOS

By 11 August 2014

Torrent downloads are common but have been kept off iOS because of their legal issues, until now. Blue Downloader is a BitTorrent app with restricted access for downloading torrent files directly to iPhone and iPad. The catch? At launch it was only torrent... >>

Game of Thrones finale breaks torrenting record with 2 petabytes of illegal downloads in 12 hours

Game of Thrones finale breaks torrenting record with 2 petabytes of illegal downloads in 12 hours

By 17 June 2014

Game of Thrones has broken the record for the highest number of torrent downloads after its finale smashed the 2 petabyte mark in just 12 hours. The episode, "The Children", broke the previous record which was also set by Game of Thrones with the episode... >>

Popcorn Time is dead, but could relaunch in the future under new owners (Updated)

Popcorn Time is dead, but could relaunch in the future under new owners (Updated)

By 16 March 2014

Popcorn Time, an app that was essentially the Netflix of movie torrents, is no longer available. (Update below.) The app made it incredibly easy for users to watch any movie they wanted. It removed the confusion torrenting files can bring, and made streaming... >>

Popcorn Time is the Netflix for illegal movie torrents

Popcorn Time is the Netflix for illegal movie torrents

By 10 March 2014

One of the aspects that puts a vast majority of people off downloading copyright-infringing movie torrents - apart from their blatant illegality - is the complexity of the process coupled with the ease of use of legal, above-board streaming services.... >>

UK government draws list of sites for ISPs to unblock again, thanks to over-enthusiastic filters

UK government draws list of sites for ISPs to unblock again, thanks to over-enthusiastic filters

By 31 January 2014

The UK government is creating a whitelist of websites that have been inadvertently blocked by porn and anti-piracy filters implemented by internet service providers. Several sites, such as those maintained by drug and sex education charities, have been... >>

BitTorrent Bundle could stop 'torrent' being such a dirty word

BitTorrent Bundle could stop 'torrent' being such a dirty word

By 12 September 2013

While "torrent" is now considered a word associated with digital theft online, that may be about to change thanks to BitTorrent Bundle. Bundle was started as an Alpha project in May with the hopes of building a better distribution platform along with... >>

Virgin Media first ISP to block Pirate Bay

Virgin Media first ISP to block Pirate Bay

By 3 May 2012

Virgin Media is the first internet service provider to comply with the UK High Court order for ISPs to block file-sharing website Pirate Bay. Customers of the company's broadband service are met with a holding page after typing any of the site's addresses... >>