The amendment to Singapore's Copyright Act will allow content owners to compel Internet service providers to block infringing Web sites.
Popular torrent site isoHunt is to close, with the owner forced to pay millions in compensation to the movie studios.
The latest revelations suggest that the US and UK singled out certain Web sites for surveillance, according to a report from The Intercept, which published classified documents.
A Dutch court lifts the ban that forced Internet providers to block the peer-to-peer file-sharing site.
The new PirateBrowser is designed to circumvent the censorship imposed on Internet users by certain governments. But don't expect it to provide anonymity.
Looking to develop a way to block the government and private companies from monitoring people's messages, Peter Sunde is working on an app called Hemlis "where no one can spy on you, not even us."
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg has been sentenced to jail time for allegedly hacking into a company from which he made illegal money transfers.
The application was hacked just a day or so after it officially launched with an eye on curbing Creative Suite piracy.
A thought-provoking art installation flashes clips from downloaded video torrents onto giant projector screens in real time, producing an effect similar to the ending of the classic 1983 flick "War Games."
The State Department has successfully demanded the removal of the files from Defcad. The Pirate Bay has picked up the slack.