Shortly after complying to British police by seizing domains of torrent sites, registrars are now ordered by ICANN to release the domains.
British police are conducting an aggressive anti file-sharing campaign and have asked several registrars to remove the domains for torrent sites.
If BitTorrent, Dropbox or even email attachments are too much work for you, Sharefest offers what is likely the easiest p2p file sharing service around.
Gottfrid Warg, who co-founded the controversial file sharing torrent site, The Pirate Bay, was recently sentenced to two years in prison. Warg was charged and convicted with acting on illegal money transfers on-line and hacking into a Sweden-based computer system that stored and managed data for Swedish authorities.
A recent study completed by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) shows that most Australian-based file sharers are better off and more educated than their law abiding counterparts.
A US judge recently sentenced a Chinese national by the name of Ziang Li to 12 years in prison for allegedly selling more than USD$100 million in pirated software and games. He was caught in the US territory of Saipan in June 2011 where he pleaded guilty in early 2013. In total, it was said
The computer chip manufacturer, ARM, recently announced a new video processor that helps content producers stop piracy on mobile platforms. The video chip is called the Mali-V500 and comes with embedded anti-piracy features offering HD video playback security. ARM says this new chip meets the most stringent of anti-piracy testing standards on all mobile devices.