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Pirate Bay back up after December police raid

The torrent site, used to download television shows, movies, games and other files, was shut down for seven weeks.

By January 31, 2015

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Netflix VPN access locked down for overseas users

Despite claims from Netflix that it hasn't changed its policies, overseas residents trying to access the US Netflix service via VPN may soon be locked out.

By January 4, 2015

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'The Interview' online release: Industry revolution or total fluke?

By releasing the controversial film on the Internet before it hits theaters, Sony has turned the comedy into Hollywood's first mainstream testbed for delivering movies straight to your home.

By December 26, 2014

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'The Interview' basks in attention -- both good and bad

The comedy about bumbling journalists trying to assassinate North Korea's dictator enjoys its day in the sun as online streaming and a small but closely watched theatrical release subvert the ban that hackers demanded.

By December 25, 2014

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Pirate Bay knocked offline worldwide following police raid

Police in Sweden have raided The Pirate Bay and seized servers, citing alleged violations of copyright law.

By December 9, 2014

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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 October 15, 2012

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Pirate Bay co-founder Fredrik Neij arrested in Thailand

Neij was living in Laos but was caught by authorities at the Laos-Thailand border. He went on the lam after his conviction in Sweden in 2009 for sharing copyright-protected files.

By November 4, 2014

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Game of Thrones finale piracy hits 2 petabytes in 12 hours

Once again, Game of Thrones has broken all torrenting records -- records the show had already set itself.

By June 16, 2014

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Hulu cracks down on VPNs, blocks international users

Australians trying to access streaming service Hulu may find themselves blocked, with the site now locking out those streaming content via VPN.

By April 28, 2014

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Australia number one in Game of Thrones torrents

Aussies top the list in TorrentFreak's breakdown of torrent data around the GoT season four premiere. But the question is why?

By April 8, 2014