Monthly Archives: July 2019

Brilliant Summer Reads for Entrepreneurs

By | July 31, 2019

Summer’s in full swing, and it’s the perfect time to get caught up on a little business reading. Are you looking for entrepreneurial inspiration and not sure what to read next? We reached out to our influential colleagues to find out about the business books they are enjoying this summer. Read on to be inspired… Read More »

New CSS Features in Firefox 68

By | July 31, 2019

Firefox 68 landed earlier this month with a bunch of CSS additions and changes. In this blog post we will take a look at some of the things you can expect to find, that might have been missed in earlier announcements. CSS Scroll Snapping The headline CSS feature this time round is CSS Scroll Snapping.… Read More »

Legal Movie Sites Could Get Special ‘Tag’ in Search Results to Deter Piracy

By | July 31, 2019

While many pirate site users already know the direct URLs of their favorite free movie resources, entertainment industry groups feel that search engines still play a key role in unlicensed content discovery. As a result, anti-piracy companies are continuously tasked with having allegedly-infringing results removed from search results offered by companies such as Google, in… Read More »

RIAA Targets Picosong Over Leaked Kanye West Track

By | July 31, 2019

In theory at least, running a content upload site should be relatively straightforward. Put the necessary infrastructure in place, wait for users to upload files, then make those files available for download or streaming. This works extremely well for sites like YouTube, for example, because they have teams of lawyers in place that ensure that… Read More »

File-hoster ‘Instaudio’ Announces Shutdown Citing Legal Pressure

By | July 30, 2019

In the spring of 2013, more than six years ago, a new niche hosting service called Instaudio saw the light. The site, operated by an anonymous musician, offered anyone a quick and easy way to upload music files. Before the launch, it was used as a private service, but the operator eventually made it available… Read More »

Premier League & UEFA Obtain Court Orders to Block Piracy in 2019/20

By | July 29, 2019

While rightsholders and anti-piracy groups often deploy multiple strategies for dealing with online copyright infringement, blocking websites, streams, and servers is now one of the most common. The Premier League broke new ground on this front in 2017, after it obtained a pioneering injunction which enabled it to track live ‘pirate’ streams and have them… Read More »

Operators of Pirate Streaming Site Pelispedia Sentenced to Prison

By | July 29, 2019

With over a million visitors per day, Pelispedia.tv was one of the most popular streaming sites in Latin America. While users saw the site as an ideal service to enjoy free entertainment, the movie industry approached it as a major threat. Following a referral from Hollywood’s MPAA, it also appeared on the radar of the… Read More »

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 07/29/19

By | July 29, 2019

This week we have three newcomers in our chart. Godzilla: King of the Monsters 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… Read More »

‘Hosting Providers Who Turn a Blind Eye to IPTV Pirates Should Be Prosecuted’

By | July 29, 2019

Increasingly, people are canceling their expensive cable subscriptions, opting to use cheaper or niche-based Internet TV instead. While there are plenty of legal options available, there’s also a broad offer of easy-to-use set-top boxes which are specifically configured to receive pirated content. These pirate IPTV boxes are often sold bundled with a monthly or yearly… Read More »

Inside the UK’s ‘Pirate’ IPTV Blocking System

By | July 28, 2019

Millions of people in the UK cite football (soccer for those over the pond) as their favorite sport. Every week, huge numbers head off to grounds far and wide but for the travel averse, watching matches on TV is the only option. Broadcasters like Sky and BT Sport would like consumers to choose their premium… Read More »