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Torrent Tracker ‘Leechers Paradise’ Calls It Quit After 12 Years

Leechers Paradise shuts down after 12 years of torrent tracking Leechers Paradise, one of the world’s oldest and most vital open BitTorrent trackers, has shut down for good over upcoming ‘Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market’ proposed by European Union (EU), reports TorrentFreak. For those unaware, Leechers Paradise is […]

12,564 Sites Blocked To Stop Movie 2.0 leaks In India

2.0 Movie: Madras High Court orders blocking of over 12,000+ websites to prevent piracy of the most expensive movie made in India In the age of piracy, viewers nowadays are able to watch a new movie online or download it at the comfort of their home even before it is […]

UK Parliament Seizes Facebook’s Internal Documents

Facebook’s internal documents seized by the UK Parliament to investigate privacy practices As a part of an investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the UK Parliament has used its legal powers to seize a cache of internal Facebook documents, according to The Observer, which first reported the story. It is alleged […]

Is WatchAsap displaying a seizure banner by the feds?

WatchAsap shows a seizure banner on its website Earlier this year, 123movies, also known as 123movieshub and GoMovies, had officially announced that they would be shutting down its service. But before it closed down, the administrators of the 123movies website encouraged their millions of users to migrate to a paid streaming site called WatchAsap.com. […]

OneMov Operator’s Home Raided By Cyber police in Ukraine

Cyber police in Ukraine raids pirate site for infringing Universal’s copyrights The Ukrainian cyber police recently raided the home of an alleged operator of a pirate streaming portal for infringing Universal’s copyrights, reports TorrentFreak. The accused in question is a 24-year-old pirate website operator who is reportedly behind OneMov and […]

Greek ISPs Ordered To Block The Pirate Bay, 1337x, YTS And Other Domains

Court Orders Greek ISPs To Block 38 Domains, Including The Pirate Bay, YTS and 1337x Greek ISPs (Internet Service Providers) have been ordered by a special Government-affiliated commission to block 38 domains, including The Pirate Bay (TPB), 1337x, and YTS, following a request from a local anti-piracy group, reports TorrentFreak. The […]

Roku devices to be back on sale in Mexico following court ruling

Roku to resume sales in Mexico after court ruling A favorable ruling from the 11th Collegiate Court in Mexico City will now allow the popular streaming device, Roku, to resume sales of its set-top boxes in Mexico in the coming weeks. Roku devices were prohibited for sale in Mexico back in July 2017 due to […]

Google will start charging licensing fee for its Android apps in Europe

Google to charge device makers in Europe for Android apps in response to EU fine Google will start charging a licensing fee for Android device makers who want to pre-install apps like Gmail, Google Maps and YouTube on handsets sold in Europe. The announcement made by Google comes in response […]

The Pirate Bay And Other Sites Ordered To Be Blocked By ISP Telia

ISP Telia has been ordered by the court to block The Pirate Bay, Fmovies, Dreamfilm, and other sites Telia, an internet service provider (ISP) which operates in Sweden, in an interim ruling on Monday has been ordered by Sweden’s Patent and Market Court to block large torrent and streaming platforms, such as The Pirate […]

123movies was shut down as part of a criminal investigation

Criminal investigation leads to the shutdown of 123movies In March this year, 123movies(hub), also known as GoMovies, had announced that it would be shutting down its website. 123movies had made the shutdown announcement on its website, which read, “We’ve been providing links to movies and shows for years. Now it’s […]