Without alerting its users, the team behind the popular BitTorrent client uTorrent has removed the software’s widely used comment and rating functionality. It’s unclear why the functionality was stripped, but it’s possible that spam issues or legal concerns played a role.
U čini se da će uzvratni potez s bazom podataka obavijest arhivu izjave Lumena, антипиратский odijelo izbrisati Vaše MEDIJA predstavlja izvješće o transparentnosti vlastite. Izvješće popisi ljudi koji su poslali tvrtke DMCA protutužba primijeti, ali to ide mnogo dalje od Lumena, objavljivanjem njihovih imena, adrese, i telefone.
U velikom тейкдаунов obavijest holivudski studio Warner Bros. usmjeren je na BestOfStreamingVideo сабреддит, zajednica posvećena razmeni linkove na piratske teme filmova i televizijskih emisija. Thus far this hasn’t had any effect, međutim,, i prema riječima jednog od moderatora, Warner Bros. treba se usredotočiti svoje napore na stvaranje boljeg pravne osnove za film.
20stoljeća Fox optužio Kim Доткома u kršenju zamrzavanje njegove imovine upisani nakon njegova uhićenja u 2012. Po izjavama studio u Novom Zelandu visoki sud, Дотком uzeo kredit u$154,000 od njegovih odvjetnika, u ime povjerenje za svoju djecu.
Earlier this week KickassTorrents was taken down following a criminal investigation into the site’s alleged owner. Od tada,, milijuni česti korisnici našli su utočište na drugom mjestu. Pirate Bay i ExtraTorrent su neke od glavnih korisnika, od zadnjih izvješća instant promet Spike više 300%.
Nakon nekoliko godina pravne sporove, vodeća Ruska društvena mreža "VKONTAKTE" je sklopio ugovor s universal glazbu licenciranog Sadržaja preuzetog na platformu korisnika. TorrentFreak caught up with vKontakte CEO Boris Dobrodeyev to discover how the deal will help end accusations of piracy and remove vKontakte from US trade blacklists.
After a decade of lawsuits, the iconic torrent site IsoHunt has settled its last remaining legal dispute. Gary Fung, the Canadian founder of the defunct search engine, pristao platiti $66 million settlement to the local music industry group and is glad he can move on with his life.
Consumer interest group Digital Citizens Alliance has published a new report highlighting the connection between pirate sites and malware delivery. The group says that as many as one in three pirate sites are engaged in the practice, assisted by US-based companies including Cloudflare.
It has been just over a day since KickassTorrents (Kathe) was shut down by the U.S. Vlada, following the arrest of the site’s alleged owner. While the official site is still offline mirrors and copies are being launched left and right, with some misleadingly claiming to be an “official” resurrection of KAT.
Working with noted computer researcher/hacker Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has created a design for an “introspection engine” that detects unwanted radio signals from attached iPhones. They envision the device could be used by journalists who want to ensure their iPhones don’t reveal information about their locations when in airplane mode.
Snowden (na slici gore), the former NSA contractor who in 2013 provided journalists with classified information about widespread government surveillance on citizens, described the device today during a presentation with Huang at a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab event. It was the first time that Snowden, who currently lives in exile in Russia, presented original research at a U.S. university.
In the research paper, “Against the Law: Countering Lawful Abuses of Digital Surveillance,” Snowden and Huang explained how they developed the design based on iPhone-related documentation and parts purchased at an electronics market in China. While their design was created specifically with Apple’s iPhone 6 in mind, they said the underlying principles would allow such a device to work with any type of phone.
MIT ‘Forbidden Research’
“Front-line journalists are high-value targets, and their enemies will spare no expense to silence them,” Snowden and Huang said in the research paper, presented today in a day-long, invitation-only symposium on “Forbidden Research” at MIT’s Media Lab event. “Nažalost, journalists can be betrayed by their own tools. Their smartphones are also the perfect tracking device.”
While in Hong Kong in 2013, Snowden famously asked journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras to remove their cellphone batteries and store them in a hotel refrigerator to avoid concerns about unwanted surveillance. He made similar requests of attorneys he met with during his stay in Hong Kong.
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