12 Years of Blockchain: Where Are The Applications?

There were a lot of talking about where and how blockchain is suitable. Attempting to stick the blockchain everywhere and to everything is a parody.

Unofficial Paywall-Free COVID19 Archive Consumes Half

With the world still grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak, an unofficial paywall-free archive of scientific papers is spreading hope, not disease, to the scientific community.

Texas Court Orders Easybox IPTV to Pay $9.9m

A judge at a Texas court has ordered two individuals behind the pirate IPTV service Easybox IPTV to pay $9.9m in copyright infringement damages.

Pirated Content is Now Harder to Find in Search Engines

An anti-piracy memorandum aimed at removing allegedly-infringing content from search engines is beginning to have an effect in Russia.

Nintendo Shuts Down Kickstarter Campaign

According to the gaming giant, the fundraiser used characters and images from the Animal Crossing series without obtaining the necessary permission.

As Police Investigate Share-Online Operators, Uploaders & Users Could

In October 2019, Share-Online.biz, Germany's largest file-hosting site, was shut down following police raids around Europe. As the investigation into the platform's operators continues, a cybercrime police representative now says that hunting down former content uploaders and regular downloaders at the site remains a "realistic scenario."

Zero People Charged With Online Pirating, Swedish Prosecutor's Office

For the first time in almost a decade, not a single person was charged with a file-sharing or streaming related crime in Sweden during 2019. The news comes from the Prosecutor's Office, which reveals that just 23 offenses were reported during the year, the lowest number since 2010.

Who Is Responsible for What AI Creates?

Who Is Responsible for What AI Creates? How the Web 3.0 future might help us maintain control over AI -rather than the other way around.

MPA Takes Further Action on Pirate Video App TeaTV, Requests Github

TeaTV is one of the most popular 'pirate' video apps around, providing ready access to movies and TV shows. The app received mainstream media attention in 2019 and following on from that exposure, the MPA has been trying to disrupt the application. The movie industry group is now asking code platform Github to take down three versions of the application while considering its repeat infringer policy.