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Media Mon Jun 12 2017 08:56:41 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- In the wake of successes by other commodity 'brand' groups such as aXXo and YIFY, popular release group ShAaNiG carved out an enthusiastic following among public BitTorrent and file-host users. But after thousands of releases the ride is now over, wi
ExtraTorrent's unexpected shutdown last week came as a shock to its users, who suddenly had to find a new home. Most users flocked to other popular sites, including The Pirate Bay, which suffered from "gateway errors" in response. Meanwhile, many cop
ScoopWhoop released Sneh, a 20-minute crime thriller short, on its website on Friday. The film seems to be the entertainment site’s first foray into longer-form... ...
On 6th December 2016, MediaNama had held a discussion in Delhi, on issues related to Internet Shutdowns,with support from Facebook andSTAR India . The following... ...
On 6th December 2016, MediaNama had held a discussion in Delhi, on issues related to Internet Shutdowns,with support from Facebook andSTAR India . The following... ...
The popular TV Scene group DIMENSION reappeared this week, after a hiatus of nearly two months. The group is a household name among many pirates, who are welcoming the new releases. Although there's no official explanation for the stretch of absence,
Over the past several months it's become increasingly clear that copyright holders, authorities, and sundry third parties intend to do something about the dramatic rise of infringing modified Kodi setups. This week, after several addons including the
Hacking entity TheDarkOverlord (TD0) has followed through with its threat to leak more unaired TV content. Speaking with TF this morning, TDO said it had approached ABC "with a most handsome business proposal" not to leak eight episodes of Steve Harv
Film and music production and distribution company Tips Industries Ltd (TIPS) has reported a total revenue of Rs 66.41 crore for the financial year ended... ...
From nowhere, the previously unknown group 'SteamPunks' has delivered a crack for the popular game Dishonored 2 but with a potentially significant twist. Instead of taking the conventional route of hacked code, the group's solution is a key generator
When it comes to consumers, Facebook has a message to marketers buying ads on television: they're just not that into you. According to research released today, people watching the season premiere of an unnamed but popular TV show chose to ignore the
Kantar Millward Brown's annual BrandZ top 100 study is being released today and suggests that Amazon is the tech company that's gaining the most ground. The ecommerce giant cracked BrandZ's top 5 for most valuable brands worldwide for the first time,
Nearly 10% of Indias Internet connections have a download speed of above 15 Mbps (up 38% QoQ and 405% YoY), while 19% of them were... ...
The popular movie streaming service FMovies hasn't been around for very long, but it's already lost a federal lawsuit in the United States. The court issued a default judgment for copyright infringement against the site's operators, who chose not to
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'John Wick: Chapter 2' tops the chart this week, followed by The Boss Baby'. 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on
The Wall Street Journal on Thursday said it was shutting down its standalone What’s News digest app one of the few survivors of a period when top publishers were launching secondary mobile apps aimed at reaching different audiences and incu
Researchers from three leading British institutions are using BitTorrent to share over 150 GB of unique high-resolution brain scans of unborn babies with colleagues worldwide. Using the popular file-sharing protocol is a "no-brainer," according to a
Facebook confirmed in April that it was testing the ability for pages to upload videos to serve as cover images, and its test group appears to be expanding. The feature was being tested on the Facebook page for Netflix drama Narcos in April (that tes
The Secret Life of Pets inspired lots of great marketing worldwide when it was released last summer, including the amusing bungee-jumping GoPro ad we wrote about. But this U.K. out-of-home campaign for the Universal Pictures release went above and be
After hunting down torrent sites for more than a decade, Hollywood now has a more complex piracy threat to deal with. According to the Motion Picture Association, illegal streaming devices can be seen as "Piracy 3.0," offering a Netflix-like experien
Earlier this month, BostonGlobe.com readers were surprised to find that a popular way of skirting the site’s paywall had been quietly closed. By visiting the site in their browser’s private mode, readers were able to circumvent th
Anime distributor FUNimation has obtained a DMCA subpoena from a federal court in Texas, hoping to unmask part of a massive pirate streaming operation. The target is associated with the popular anime streaming site KissAnime and uses cloud provider D
The Ministry of Finance isn’t answering the question on whether the recommendations of the Watal Committee report (download), which pushed for a comprehensive overhaul of... ...
Usenet provider Eweka has lost another court battle with Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN. The service provider must identify a former customer who's accused of uploading copyright-infringing material. According to the court, the provider is obliged to
The EFF, Creative Commons, Wikimedia, Mozilla and sixty other groups are protesting proposals by the EU to force service providers to police copyrighted content. Article 13 would require sites to introduce piracy filters and content recognition syste
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'John Wick: Chapter 2' tops the chart this week, followed by Logan'. 'The Boss Baby' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and
A man who sold retro-gaming systems with thousands of installed games has faced the wrath of Nintendo and Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN. The Raspberry Pi-based consoles contained many titles for old gaming systems including Gameboy, Super Nintendo, N
Symantec Corporation has secured a patent that uses reputation scores to evaluate whether torrent files can be trusted or not. Through this system, the company can warn torrent users if they are about to download a fake torrent, or one that likely li
The Federation Against Copyright Theft, one of the UK's most prominent anti-piracy groups, is looking to expand its team by recruiting a new Internet Investigator. The job listing provides an interesting insight into what qualities the group is looki
In the first of a new series of posts on the Journal, we look in detail at page 23 of the newly released second edition of Migrant Journal. Published as a pre-planned series of six issues, Migrant Journal looks at the speeding circulation of people,
In recent months, copyright holders have sent over a quarter million takedown requests targeting pirated videos on Google's servers. The notices point to a wide variety of infringing movies and TV-shows, all served from Googlevideo.com URLs. This rec
Facebook began testing ads in the related articles section of its Instant Articles in late March, and the results for publishers in the test group promoted the social network to expand the test to all publishers Thursday. Facebook introduced Instant
Lane Bryant's #ImNoAngel campaign. Werner Herzog's internet documentary Lo and Behold. The unsmuttifying of Carl's Jr. The tireless pursuits of IBM's Watson. The executive creative directors and group creative directors--and creatives of comparable r
Anil Ambani led Reliance Communication said in an investors release that it might look at selling its DTH business in order to clear off its... ...
The Trump administration has been threatening to crack down on leakers for months, and this week, it did. We examine how a news outlet inadvertently helped the government arrest a 25-year-old NSA contractor. Also, the story of how the AP made deals w
Reuters called this past year "the year the media became the headline" in the release of its Tomorrow's News 2017 report. The news publisher surveyed more than 1,700 Reuters.com users in April and May of this year to discuss advertising, awareness an
Amazon Technologies has filed a patent application in India for propeller technology to improve safety of automated aerial vehicles (AAVs), or as they’re popularly known... ...
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'The Fate of the Furious' tops the chart this week, followed by Wonder Woman'. 'Life' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and
Throughout most of its lifespan, Apple has been an innovator--if it doesn't outright invent a new product, it takes an existing one to the next level and beyond--but as the company releases its first series, it finds itself in a unusual position: tha
Swiggy, the online food ordering and delivery platform, has raised $80 million in Series E funding led by global internet and entertainment group Naspers, along... ...
This Sunday is the 31st anniversary of the release of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Domino's is celebrating by inviting everyone in the U.S. to a nationwide movie night. In a partnership with Epix (and with help from agency CP+B), the pizza chain wil
KickassTorrents and Torrentz.eu have been down for almost a year now, but several copyright holders seem to think otherwise. Automated bots operated by their anti-piracy partners continue to send Google numerous takedown notices for dead torrent site
At the beginning of the week, George Noory celebrated his 67th birthday the only way that makes sense--on-air. One of the hallmarks of the Detroit native's immensely popular overnight program Coast to Coast AM, which focuses on the paranormal but als
Russia is making good on its threat to crack down on VPN and proxy services that provide access to blocked sites. A new law submitted to the State Duma will see the country's telecoms watchdog identify such services and compel their hosts to hand ove
DDB Berlin's stunning new ad for Sony Bravia is ultimately a lot more down to earth than it initially appears. Our story begins with a father and son driving across a desolate lunar-type landscape to attend a mysterious gathering in the middle of now
High Times magazine was founded 43 years ago in New York by Tom Forcade. This past week, a group of investors acquired a majority stake in the property at an overall valuation of $70 million. In the mix is Bob Marley's youngest son, Damian who, via K