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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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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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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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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

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Australians downloading more, and at greater speeds

Australians are downloading more online and they're seeking out faster download speeds, according to new stats from the ABS.

By April 8, 2014

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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 March 4, 2014

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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 January 31, 2014

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Does your ISP throttle BitTorrent traffic? Find out

An app developed by the Max Planck Institute can be used for free to detect meddling in the use of BitTorrent, eMule, and Gnutella.

By January 24, 2014