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SOPA, Canuck Style
SOPA, Canuck Style

Does Canada Even Have a Huge Piracy Problem?

A coalition of powerful organizations wants to block piracy websites in Canada.
Jordan Pearson
2.2.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Canada’s Telecoms and National Media Want the Government to Block Piracy Websites

Digital rights groups worry that website blocking could cover more than illegal piracy.
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
piracy
piracy

Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' Is the Most Pirated Book in Recent Memory

Media hype, a cease-and-desist notice, and sold-out bookstores have led people to share the controversial White House exposé online.
Matthew Gault
1.8.18
piracy
piracy

It's Illegal to Pirate Films in Iran, Unless You're the Government

Administrators of the Iranian movie site TinyMovies have been arrested.
Mahsa Alimardani
10.10.17
Cut The Cord
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
uh oh, eh?
uh oh, eh?

A Telecom Giant Wants to Block Websites in Canada

Bell is taking a hardline approach to copyright and piracy.
Jordan Pearson
9.27.17
piracy
piracy

Netflix France Had Narcos Actors Say ‘There Are Bullets’ for People Who Pirate the Show

The streaming service produced a not-so-funny video for French audiences.
Louise Matsakis
9.15.17
Opinion
Opinion

The iPhone Is an Ideal Machine for Exerting Intellectual Property Control

Apple’s control over the iPhone means that consumers will continue to have more of an ongoing relationship with Apple than nearly any other company.
James Hayes
7.11.17
the beautiful game
the beautiful game

Facebook Is the Latest Port of Call for Soccer Fans Who Pirate Live Streams

From the early days of weird BitTorrent-based apps to Facebook livestreaming, soccer fans will do whatever it takes to get their fix.
Mark Robinson
3.21.17
Music
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
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
Internet
Internet

Why Scribd Changes Copy-Pasted Text to 104 Point Comic Sans

Feature, not a bug.
Yael Grauer
10.5.16