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The 404 1,241: Where we rip from the rich and seed to the poor (podcast)

The first call made from the first mobile phone was made 40 years ago today, and to celebrate we're showing off our own cellular histories. Nextels, PDAs, and BitTorrent pirates on today's episode of The 404.

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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.

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The Pirate Bay is relocating to North Korea?

It appears the bittorrent tracker is up to some of its old hijinks -- saying that it moved from its home in Europe to cozy up with supreme leader Kim Jong-un.

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Pirate Bay documentary to debut next month

A documentary about the founders of the popular file-sharing site will debut on February 8 and be released online for free.

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IoSafe N2 more than bulletproofs your data

IoSafe's N2 NAS server combines both disaster-proof technology and advanced Synology network storage features in one two-bay box that delivers on all of its promises.

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The U.N. and the Internet: What to expect, what to fear (FAQ)

The U.S., Canada, and European allies are squaring off against Russia and China at a U.N. Internet summit. At stake: the future of how the Internet will be run.

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U.N. summit votes to support Internet eavesdropping

Deep packet inspection standard adopted despite Germany's warning that it will "empower" censorship. Other uses: detecting BitTorrent transfers and identifying "copyright protected audio content."

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RIAA condemns research that shines positive light on pirates

Research that suggests torrent users spend more money on music than the average consumer has been branded by the RIAA as "misleading."

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Illegal file-sharer gets slapped with $1.5 million in damages

In the largest BitTorrent damages award ever, a judge orders Kywan Fisher to pay an exorbitant amount of money for sharing 10 movies on the file-sharing site.

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Researchers say Gainesville, Fla., is America's 'pirate capital'

Gainesville, home of the University of Florida, is also home to some of the most eager music pirates, says a data-tracking group.

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Domains seized from Demonoid BitTorrent site up for sale

The Ukraine-based file-sharing site -- once on the U.S. "Notorious Markets List" -- was taken offline earlier this month in a coordinated international effort.

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Anonymous promises revenge for the takedown of Demonoid

The Ukraine-hosted BitTorrent site came under scrutiny by the local authorities and was ultimately terminated last week, now the international hacking group vows a settling of scores.

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