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music piracy

You Could Be Kicked Offline For Piracy If This Music Industry Lawsuit Succeeds

And the evidence “proving” your guilt could be little more than fluff and nonsense.
Karl Bode
8.24.18
Internet Police

Judge Says Cops Can Search BitTorrent Shared Files Without a Warrant

Justin Landry allegedly used BitTorrent to share child pornography. The cops found him using a special software called “Torrential Downpour.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.10.17
Music

Spotify Will Never Replace What.cd

“A complete shame to lose such a treasure,” one former member noted.
Nicholas Deleon
11.18.16
Music

What.cd Admin: We’re Sad to Say the Site Is Not Coming Back

Former members of the private, BitTorrent music community shouldn’t expect an encore performance.
Nicholas Deleon
11.18.16
security

Hackers Steal BitTorrent Forum Users' Emails, Passwords, IP Addresses

The data includes email addresses, usernames, IP addresses, and hashed passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.8.16
BitTorrent

BitTorrent Is Launching a Livestreaming Service

BitTorrent Live is going to "fix the way live video streaming works."
Steve Huff
5.17.16
short circuit

Trent Reznor Is the Perfect Person to Overhaul Apple Music

Nine Inch Nails understood digital music a decade ago, and that experience may now help Apple Music in a big way.
Nicholas Deleon
5.4.16
short circuit

Drake’s New Album Is Exclusive to Apple—Unless You’re a Pirate

Views from the underbelly of the internet, more like it.
Nicholas Deleon
4.29.16
Silicon Divide

Pirates Are Posting Prince's Music to An Obscure Corner of the Internet

Sure, you’ll have to break copyright to find Prince’s music online, but when has that ever stopped pirates?
Nicholas Deleon
4.22.16
short circuit

Netflix Makes Good On Its Promise to Crack Down on VPNs

Netflix said it would prevent overseas users from being able to access the US version of the site using VPN servers.
Nicholas Deleon
2.29.16
Power

A Plugin Brings Streaming to the Pirate Bay, and Not Everyone Is Happy

Popcorn Time-like plugin allows users to easily "stream" content, prompting freeloading concerns
Leif Johnson
2.6.16
BitTorrent

How ‘ASCII Matrix’ Survived 490 Times Longer than the Average Torrent

That famed "Matrix" torrent has a lot of factors keeping it alive after all this time.
Kari Paul
1.29.16