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The RIAA is coming for the YouTube downloaders

In ye olden days of piracy, RIAA takedown notices were a common thing — I received a few myself. But that’s mostly fallen off as tracking pirates has gotten more difficult. But the RIAA can still issue nastygrams — to the creators of software that could potentially be used to violate copyright, like YouTube downloaders. ...

Week in Review: Is a new golden age of piracy around the corner?

Hey all. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about Apple’s aggressive moves to change the gaming market. ...

Pirated iOS apps are being distributed through Apple’s enterprise developer program

02.14.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Some of the most popular iOS apps are being pirated using Apple’s very own developer program. According to a report by Reuters, software pirates are obtaining official Apple enterprise developer certificates in order to distribute hacked versio... ...

Google and Yandex may collaborate on a real-time blacklist of all known pirated works

A meeting on the status of anti-piracy efforts at search engines has produced a collaborative approach to better addressing the issue of pirated works appearing in search results. An international collective of search giants thinking of creating a blacklist of all known pirated works, which will be compared with search results every five minutes and ...

History of Pirates

08.14.2007 · Posted in History Articles

Where did pirates originate from? That is a question that has stumped archeologists and historians for years, but the researchers at Pirate Theme Party have decided to take on this daunting question head on. Considering that we are just as crazy about treasure hunts as the pirates of old were, we wanted to get to ...