Entries in 'file sharing' (13)

FilesTube and TorrentReactor among 21 blocked websites in the UK

FilesTube and TorrentReactor among 21 blocked websites in the UK

The British courts have ordered ISPs to block a further 21 websites accused to sharing illegal material.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 10:54AM in News
Kim Dotcom launches Megaupload replacement Mega

Kim Dotcom launches Megaupload replacement Mega

Mega, the new file-sharing site from controversial figure Kim Dotcom is now live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2013 at 10:46AM in News
'New' Megaupload will be immune to raids, copyright infringement claims

'New' Megaupload will be immune to raids, copyright infringement claims

The creators of Megaupload have vowed that its replacement will effectively be bullet proof.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2012 at 2:16PM in News
Pirate Bay: SOPA can't stop us

Pirate Bay: SOPA can't stop us

Renowned piracy advocate The Pirate Bay has issued a lengthy statement saying that the proposed SOPA legislation would do nothing to stop it operating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2012 at 12:10PM in News

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11 publishers accused of pursuing torrenting settlements

11 publishers accused of pursuing torrenting settlements

The names of nine publishers have been released in conjunction with claims that a fresh spate of anti-piracy lawsuits has emerged across Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2012 at 2:26PM in News
Five nations named as key P2P culprits

Five nations named as key P2P culprits

A new report from US trade body the Entertainment Software Association has pointed the finger at five nations which it says account for over half of the world's illegal internet ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2011 at 9:02AM in News
File-sharing court case withdrawn

File-sharing court case withdrawn

An ongoing UK court case against 27 individuals accused of illegal file-sharing has been withdrawn by prosecuting lawyer Andrew Crossley after he claimed to have received threats.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2011 at 11:22AM in News
LimeWire forced to shut down

LimeWire forced to shut down

The makers of popular file-sharing service LimeWire have been forced by a US federal court to shut down its peer-to-peer software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2010 at 2:29PM in News

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BT seeks file-sharing stand down

BT seeks file-sharing stand down

Leading internet provider BT wants to temporarily halt the requirement for ISPs to hand over details of its customers accused of file-sharing copyrighted material online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2010 at 2:01PM in News
Halo Reach hits file-sharing sites

Halo Reach hits file-sharing sites

Full versions of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 shooter Halo Reach have arrived on internet file-sharing sites.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 11:48AM in News
BPI targets Google in file-sharing drive

BPI targets Google in file-sharing drive

In the latest move in its quest to defeat the never-ending legion of internet copyright offenders, the British Phonographic Institute has made an official request to Google to remove a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2010 at 3:48PM in News
Games firms seek £7.5m damages from file-sharers

Games firms seek £7.5m damages from file-sharers

A cabal of games developers are planning to fine 25,000 British gamers for illegally downloading their software from file-sharing services.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 20th 2008 at 11:50AM in News

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Game file-sharers hit with court fine

Game file-sharers hit with court fine

A PC games publisher has won a court-action against four individuals who uploaded Dream Pinball 3D onto illegal file-sharing websites, according to Metro.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 2nd 2008 at 10:44AM in News