Rhetorical Headline of the Week.
The torrenting community has been tumultuous these past few weeks.
A major torrent search engine has just been shuttered.
Warner Bros. filed a copyright claim against r/BestOfStreamingVideo, asking that the community be removed from Google’s search results, only to have Google deny the request.
Yes, yes they will. If you absolutely have to get movies and books for free, make sure you’re doing it responsibly.
If you, like so many, used KickassTorrents (KAT) as one of your primary sources for downloading movies, music, and more, you’re out of luck.
So it can issue an order to nuke or throttle the popular stuff as soon as it hits.
Pro tip: If you are going to do some pirating, do it in a building that houses lots of people.
Including unblocking aggregator Unblocked this time, too.
The way things are going, we'll be swapping analogue tapes in car parks 10 years from now.
Weeks ahead of physical disc launch.
No client, no problem, via Popcorn Time spin-off Torrents Time.
According to CEO Reed Hastings, it’s no big deal because no-one was pirating stuff anyway.
People unsurprisingly prefer more lenient process of warning letters.
Popular torrent aggregator Kickass Torrents appears to have fallen foul of Mozilla and Google, with the site now flagged as suspicious by both companies.
Two men who ran websites that told people how to use Popcorn Time were arrested in Denmark simply for pointing to the information.
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