uTorrent Now Includes Tokenized BitTorrent Speed

By | July 9, 2019

More than a year ago, TF revealed that Justin Sun, founder of cryptocurrency TRON, was planning to buy BitTorrent Inc. The sale was completed in 2018 and was followed by an announcement this January that the company planned to augment the BitTorrent protocol with a method to speed up downloads using a new token called… Read More »

Case Study – Search Engine Optimization, WordPress and Google Ads Set up

By | July 9, 2019

Out-Smarts worked with Hippie Snacks on an SEO Audit and SEO set up for their new WordPress website, including redirects, knowledge transfer, Search Console, Google Ads Set up, Analytics, and Google Tags.  Background Hippie Snacks reached out to us in the summer of 2018 when switching their website to the WordPress platform. They wanted to… Read More »

BT Sport Subscribers Test Pirate Sites After UFC PPV Decision

By | July 8, 2019

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion in the world. It is based in the United States and as a result, the majority of its events take place there, meaning that fans in Europe face having to stay awake all night if they are to watch live UFC events.… Read More »

How to install SCCM Client from Microsoft Intune for Co-managed and CMG – Notes from the field

By | July 8, 2019

I had setup SCCM Cloud Management gateway and Co-management for small customer who would like to extend their SCCM operations to windows 10 devices which are connected to internet. The cloud management gateway (CMG) provides a simple way to manage Configuration Manager clients on the internet. By deploying the CMG as a cloud service in… Read More »

Worldwide Torrents Suffers Extended Downtime, Again

By | July 8, 2019

Worldwide Torrents was launched roughly three years ago, after the demise of KickassTorrents. The site certainly isn’t the biggest torrent site out there, but it has a dedicated following and an active community. Several users and uploaders of  KAT have made the site their new home and they were later joined by people from ExtraTorrent,… Read More »

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 07/08/19

By | July 8, 2019

This week we have one newcomer in our chart. Shazam! is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is estimated by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are Web-DL/Webrip/HDRip/BDrip/DVDrip unless stated otherwise. RSS feed for the articles of the recent weekly movie download… Read More »

WIPO Aims to Cut Revenue to Pirate Sites With Newly Launched Database

By | July 7, 2019

In recent years, various copyright holder groups embraced a “follow-the-money” approach in the hope of cutting off funding to so-called pirate sites. Thus far this has resulted in some notable developments. In the UK, hundreds of advertising agencies began banning pirate sites in 2014 and in Denmark and elsewhere there are similar initiatives. While many rightsholders… Read More »

The Scene: Pirates Ripping Content From Amazon & Netflix

By | July 7, 2019

In recent weeks, TF was able to speak to a member of The Scene, the shadowy network of individuals and groups sitting right at the apex of the so-called ‘piracy pyramid’. If the tip of this polyhedron represents the exclusive few, the progressively larger and lower portions constitute the increasing masses, all enjoying the pirated… Read More »

MPAA Now Controls at Least 3 ‘Pirate’ IPTV Domains

By | July 7, 2019

Unlicensed IPTV services have been running for many years, offering thousands of otherwise premium channels to consumers for a fraction of their market price. As recently as three years ago such services received little mainstream attention. However, the rise of piracy-focused Kodi add-ons has encouraged countless thousands of pirates to take a step up to… Read More »

MPAA Wants U.S. Govt. to Prosecute Streaming Piracy Operations

By | July 6, 2019

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has been battling online piracy for years, but the problem remains. Roughly a decade ago torrent sites were the main threat. In recent years that switched, first to cyberlockers, and then to online streaming. While the MPAA has pursued civil lawsuits against pirate sites and services throughout the… Read More »