Video-Game Piracy Group 'Team Xecuter' Leaders in Custody

The two alleged leaders of Team Xecuter targeted popular consoles like the Nintendo Switch, the Sony PlayStation Classic and Microsoft Xbox.

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.

YouTube Refuses to Process DMCA Counternotice

An artist who uploaded a parody cartoon to YouTube and received a strike against his channel following a Warner Bros. complaint has been denied the opportunity to fight his corner.

Bad Boys For Life Leads Wave

As cinemas around the globe continue their shutdowns in response to the coronavirus pandemic, a number of movies are now enjoying early digital releases.

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.

Olympic Committee and Leading Soccer Organizations Urge

While beoutQ's illegal satellite broadcasts stopped last August, its set-top boxes now present an Internet-based pirate IPTV threat, the sports groups say.

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.

Warhorse Studios Turning Tables

The developer of action role-playing game Kingdom Come: Deliverance has hilariously turned the tables on the cracking group that first put a pirated copy of its game on the Internet.

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.

Cloudflare Displaying Rare 'Error 451' to German Visitors, Deny Access

CDN company Cloudflare is displaying an extremely rare 'Error 451' to German visitors who attempt to access a music piracy site. The message currently affecting DDL-Music.

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.