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TorrentFreak

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TorrentFreak pegs top pirating universities in U.S.

File-sharing remains a thorn in the side of U.S. colleges, with Rutgers and New York University apparently hosting the most pirates.

By Oct. 15, 2012

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Inside TorrentFreak: Ernesto's art of the niche

If you wanted to know how even the tightest niche subject can explode as a blog, you'd look at TorrentFreak. We talk to the site's founder, 'Ernesto', about how to get 3 million readers

By Nov. 12, 2008

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Oscar winner '12 Years a Slave' sees illegal downloads triple

One of the side effects of winning an Academy Award for best picture is experiencing an uptick in piracy.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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'The Hobbit': The most-pirated movie of 2013

Fans of Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the Dwarves of Erebor download the film a whopping 8.4 million times making it No. 1 in the top 10 most pirated movies list.

By Jan. 2, 2014

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The Pirate Bay sets sail for Norway, Spain after Sweden sinks ship

The site's bandwidth was being funded by the Swedish Pirate Party, but fear of a lawsuit forced that organization to stop paying for the service.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Piracy spikes as Time Warner Cable's CBS blackout continues

Piracy rates on the popular CBS show "Under the Dome" are up 34 percent, according to a new report.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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Pirate Bay's censor-thwarting browser snags 100,000 users

The new PirateBrowser is designed to circumvent the censorship imposed on Internet users by certain governments. But don't expect it to provide anonymity.

By Aug. 13, 2013

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Isohunt BitTorrent site rises from the dead as Isohunt.to

Shortly after the massively popular torrent search engine agreed to shutter indefinitely in a settlement with the MPAA, fans of the site create a near replica clone.

By Oct. 30, 2013

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'Game of Thrones' sets piracy record, report says

The first episode of the new season has reached over a million downloads, just two days after the show aired for the first time.

By Apr. 2, 2013

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UK filters to safeguard children block wrong sites -- report

The UK is now drafting a list of sites that should be unblocked by the filters and put onto a whitelist to ensure they stay accessible.

By Jan. 31, 2014