Pirating

game changers

Hollywood Is Setting Up a Legal ‘Machine’ to Sue Pirates In Canada

Every Canadian internet user should be paying attention.
Jordan Pearson
12.15.17
Cut The Cord

Big TV Is Trying to Use Lawsuits to Crush Pirated Streaming on Kodi Boxes

New lawsuits lobbed at third-party libraries of apps for the software are really stretching the definition of piracy.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.4.17
but also lots of people paid

The Mayweather-McGregor Fight Shows It’s Impossible to Stop Social Media Streaming of Big Events

You could pay $100 to watch on Pay Per View, or hope your mom’s neighbor has a big projector in the backyard that she can Facetime you.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.28.17
Music

Here’s a Playlist of Some of the Earliest Pirated MP3s on the Internet

Celebrating 20 years of ripping MP3s.
Jordan Pearson
8.10.16
streaming

Netflix's Plans to Take Over the World

The company's shareholder letter revealed some surprising tidbits.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.21.15
Terraform

Targeted Strike 2: Judgement Database

There’s no way to count the human lives destroyed by the machines. Killed by bombs guided down from heavy aircraft above, they were faces logged into databases, rounded up and disappeared. They called the system Judgment Database.
Adam Rothstein
11.17.14
Motherboard Blog

Uploading Copyrighted Material in Japan Means Up to 10 Years in Jail

According to a new Japanese law that takes effect today, anyone who pirates music or films can be handed up to a two-year jail sentence and fines of up to 2 million yen (~$25,700).
Derek Mead
10.1.12