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torrents

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US shuts down world's largest torrent site

KickassTorrents is down after the Department of Justice files charges against alleged owner Artem Vaulin.

By 23 July 2016

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U.S. authorities seize Kickass Torrents domains

Artem Vaulin, who allegedly owns the site, has been arrested and awaits extradition in Poland.

By 21 July 2016

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BitTorrent looks to disrupt TV news starting at RNC

BitTorrent News joins the company's video-streaming app starting on July 18 for live coverage of the Republican National Convention.

By 15 July 2016

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Is Amazon's Echo wiretapped, and would you group date on Tinder? (CNET's Open_Tab Ep. 8 show notes)

Plus, #THERNC and RIP to Kickass torrents. Join Open_Tab live on CNET's YouTube page Fridays around 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT.

By 27 July 2016

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Norton's new VPN app wants to save us from dangers of public Wi-Fi

It's billed as a way to stay secure on public networks, but Norton's new Wi-Fi Privacy app also gives you plenty of VPN benefits on your mobile, though you'll need to pay for the privilege.

By 28 June 2016

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Dallas Buyers Club: What do you earn? How much do you torrent?

Details have emerged of a "telephone script" that rights holders for "Dallas Buyers Club" want to use when contacting alleged torrenters, including questions about the person's wage and internet use.

By 18 June 2015

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ISPs and rights holders quietly ditch three-strikes piracy scheme

Rights holders and ISPs have agreed on one thing: That they can't agree on costs for implementing an copyright notice scheme, and that the anti-piracy measures should be officially canned.

By 24 May 2016

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Foxtel and Roadshow pull on site-blocking thread but find a tangled Web

Foxtel and Village Roadshow have started legal action to block piracy sites like The Pirate Bay. But with so many rights holders, Internet providers and IP addresses in the game, just how they'll do it is another question.

By 15 March 2016

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​Apple users, beware: First live ransomware targeting Macs found 'in the wild'

Researchers discover what they say is the first real-world ransomware meant to hit Macs. If you've downloaded torrenting software recently, you may be at risk.

By 7 March 2016

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Tomorrow Daily: Cloud Cast is air conditioning that follows you around

An Italian architect and MIT's Senseable City Lab have teamed up to create an air-conditioning system that only cools when it detects a person underneath it, cutting energy and water costs in sweltering desert locations like Dubai.

By 18 February 2015