The torrent indexing site has been facing a lot of opposition in Europe lately on top of its long standing battle with the MPAA in the US.
Adobe released a cloud and subscription version of its image-editing dubbed Photoshop CC a couple of days back – a move which was seen by many as a step by Adobe to curb the rampant piracy of the software. But, it seems that a software cracker going by the name Ching Liu has already found a loophole in the CC version of the software similar to that of the desktop version and has made available pirated copies of the software.
Javier E. Ferrer aka bigdaddykane, the founder of movie piracy group IMAGiNE, has been awarded a 23 months jail term in a federal prison making him the fifth member who has been sent behind bars.
ISPs across the UK have started blocking Kickass Torrents, H33t and Fenopy – three of the world’s most visited and largest torrent sites starting today.
Comcast has announced its policy regarding the latest ‘Six Strikes’ copyright program and has revealed that it will go about hijacking users’ browsers if it finds out that users are involved in illegal sharing of copyright material.
RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), the trade group of the top three recording labels in the US, has claimed that Google’s anti-piracy measures of downranking pirate sites is not yielding any results and that the accused sites are constantly appearing at the top of Google’s search results.
Microsoft has warned users against downloading and playing the pirated version of the yet to be officially released “Gears of War: Judgment” after a pirated version of the game popped up on the Internet.
One of the leading file-hosting services, Mediafire, is taking measures to protect itself by scanning files uploaded by users for copyright infringement and replacing links of such files with a “Buy Now” button that links to legal content on Amazon.
A new loophole in Apple’s iOS enterprise deployment procedures is being targeted to install pirated apps on non-jailbroken iPhones it has been revealed.
Hackulous – a developer’s community well-known for its activities related to iOS apps piracy has come to an abrupt halt and has shuttered one of the most used piracy apps – ‘Installous’ for reasons that are seemingly hard to believe.