Judge orders ISPs to reveal customers who allegedly uploaded Dallas Buyers Club.
Piracy is currently at a five-year low. But that doesn’t mean it’s going away anytime soon: For many Somalis, it’s their only choice.
Thirty Greenpeace activists are being held in Russia for scaling a state-owned offshore oil platform as an act of protest against Russia’s energy exploration in the Arctic.
A new academic paper claims to prove a strong link between the shutdown of file-sharing site Megaupload and a subsequent increase in movie sales — but it uses studio-provided data and comes from an initiative partly funded by the MPAA.
As Romney stepped up his attack on the President on China, his blind trust sold stock.
Chances are if you have an internet connection you’ve probably used it to commit some kind of copyright infringement. And chances are also pretty good your first download was probably pretty embarrassing. So own up, what was the first thing you ever illegally downloaded? Bonus points for who used the oldest p2p network.
DVDs are dead, pay sites are struggling and porn is free and unlimited. Why live cams, Twitter and Skype may be the porn industry’s last hope.
Since 2010, a slew of lawyers have made their living off of pursuing (possible) porn pirates. It’s a controversial living, but it’s a living.
People don’t talk about it much, but book piracy is booming — just check out the e-book section of The Pirate Bay. But Clay Johnson, author of The Information Diet, says he’s fine with it.
How piracy hurts, but intellectual property theft might actually help the movie industry. Cheezburger Network’s Ben Huh gets serious about copyright law.
In honor of SOPA Blackout Day, we’ve made transparencies for RIAA Vice President Jonathan Lamy and MPAA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Dodd. We want to see where Buzzfeeders want to put them. Remix away everybody!
Internet blackouts fade. Dumb is forever. (Also: “Sopa” is Spanish for “soup”—not “soap.”)
The King of All Media just can’t catch a break with those damn screeners!
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Why don’t you just kill the boom mike operator’s family while you’re at it, YOU MONSTER. (Via officialhype)
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Joss Stone has a very pragmatic view on piracy and what she hates about the music business.
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Ahoy, matey! Do ye even know what type of pirate ye be? Take this quiz and find out!
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The founders of the Pirate Bay are twittering their copyright trial, and so far things are all going their way.
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