21.11.2016ErnestoComments Off on KickassTorrents Defense: U.S. Indictment Remains Fatally Flawed
The legal defense team of alleged KickassTorrents owner Artem Vaulin has reiterated that the allegations put forward by the U.S. Government are fatally flawed. According to the defense, the Government’s indictment still includes several misleading claims, which have no foundation in criminal law.
20.11.2016AndyComments Off on Pirate Sites Blocked For Showing Gambling Advertising
Pirate sites have a tendency to carry advertising for gambling services but in some regions, notably Russia, online gambling is illegal. So, when torrent and streaming sites carry ads for these services, copyright holders are now reporting them to the authorities who are forcing lSPs to block them.
20.11.2016ErnestoComments Off on UK Piracy Blocklist Silently Expands With Hundreds of Domains
UK Internet providers have added close to 500 URLs to the national pirate site blocklist. The expansion follows a request from copyright holders who frequently add new proxies for sites that have previously been barred. Despite this mass-update, the ongoing blocking whack-a-mole is far from over.
19.11.2016AndyComments Off on Rightscorp Only Has Enough Cash to Last Until December
Rightscorp’s dream of turning piracy into profit continues to be a nightmare. In its latest quarterly filing the anti-piracy outfit reports revenue down 35% over the same period last year, alongside a loss of $385,433. Year to date, the company has lost almost $1.4m and only has enough money to last until December.