Pirates

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
video

Can Torrents Power a More Democratic YouTube?

This teenage developer thinks so.
Jordan Pearson
7.12.16
News

A Ghost Ship Mysteriously Appeared on the Coast of Liberia

Where did Tamaya 1 come from?
Jordan Pearson
5.6.16
streaming

The Last Gasp of the Big Budget Porno

With sales plummeting, one porn director hopes crowdfunding will help keep ambitious pornography alive.
Lux Alptraum
3.9.16
News

Drones Will Forever Change How Pirates Operate on the High Seas

“For the first time, non-state adversaries would have an air force.”
Jordan Pearson
2.11.16
Music

The UK's Piracy Battle Is an Ongoing Arms Race

The anti-piracy campaign ramps up, but how effective is it?
Emiko Jozuka
10.10.15
short circuit

Pirates May Have Broken Netflix’s 4K DRM

An Ulltra HD copy of ‘Breaking Bad’ has appeared on a private BitTorrent site.
Nicholas Deleon
8.28.15
Culture

Before Pirates Had Torrents, They Had Records Pressed onto Old X-Rays

In the Soviet Union, music finds a way.
Michael Byrne
6.21.14
politics

The Young Pirates of Europe Will Train the Next Generation of Pirate Politicians

Europe’s disparate pirate political parties have gained a new ally in their quest to overhaul convention, promote digital awareness, and generally bring a bit more structure to its ranks.
Greg Thomas
8.20.13
Motherboard Blog

Poignant Postmodern Piracy: 20 Years of "Monkey Island 2"

Remembering a 1991 game that embodied millennials' self-obsession.
Abraham Riesman
12.23.11