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    What Was The First Thing You Ever Pirated?

    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.

    Ryan Broderick 2 years ago 4 responses

  • Pirated “Super 8” Screener Traced Back To Howard Stern?

    The King of All Media just can’t catch a break with those damn screeners! After much kvetching that the studios never send him advanced copies for review, Stern finally got a copy of J.J. Abrams “Super 8” earlier this summer from Paramount Pictures. And what happens? A version of the film with an “H. Stern” watermark in the top-right corner gets spread across the internet. Accident, or the work of a Stern-hating prankster? (via View Image ›

    AbbyMay 2 years ago 9 responses

  • Twittering The #Spectrial

    The founders of the Pirate Bay are twittering their copyright trial, and so far things are all going their way. The searching for the hashtag #spectrial (spectacle + trial) will keep you up-to-date on what’s happening in the courtroom, though news outlets are covering the trial closely, too. The Pirate Bay is being charged with violating Swedish copyright laws by providing torrents of copyrighted material and making money of ads that run on their pages. Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 5 years ago 6 responses