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MPA WINS BIG VICTORY OVER U.K. PIRATES

July 28, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

In a landmark decision, a British judge has ruled that BT, the U.K.’s largest Internet service provider, must block a file-sharing website that offers pirated movies. The ruling had been sought by the MPA, the international arm of the Motion Picture Association of America. In it, Justice Richard Arnold said that BT has been aware […]

PIRATES PIRATED

May 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides has already hit TorrentFreak.com’s list of the ten most downloaded movies on BitTorrent. The website, which tracks BitTorrent use internationally, placed On Stranger Tides at No. 4. If a fourth place finish seems odd for such a hit, then consider the fact that the movie opened in some […]

MOST PIRATED TV SHOWS OF 2010 NAMED

December 31, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Current U.S. television shows are being downloaded tens of millions of times via BitTorrent sites, mostly by people outside the U.S., according to the website TorrentFreak.com, which tracks BitTorrent activity. The website said Thursday that Lost was the most-pirated title of the year with 5.94 million downloads for a single episode, followed by Heroes with […]