Tag: Piracy

KickassTorrents Is Revived From The Dead And Run By Virtually The Same Crew

In a rather surprising turn of events, it appears that the KickAsstorrents platform has suddenly come back to life. This is rather unusual, as the platform was asked to shut down by law enforcement agencies. But under the new management, KAT seems to be fully compliant, and they have enabled a DMCA takedown procedure. Kickasstorrents Returns With A Plan Over the past few years, the concept of torrenting has gotten …
[Read More]

Cisco Claims They Can Cut Off Any Pirated Livestream In Real-time

Online streaming has become a booming business, even though there are plenty of copyright violations. Mainly sporting events are frequently livestreamed on the Internet through pirated means. Cisco, the security giant, claims that  they have what it takes to cut live pirated video streams. This will not affect uploaded video content, though, as that can be taken offline with relative ease already. Bringing An End To Pirated Live Streaming Sporting …
[Read More]

BitTorrent Now Service Is On The Bubble

BitTorrent has gotten a bit of a bad reputation ever since its inception. A lot of people associate BitTorrent with illegal downloads and piracy, even though the company has been working hard on adding legitimate services. Unfortunately, the company will shut down BitTorrent Now, its ad-supported music and video streaming platform. Curtain Call For BitTorrent Now The idea behind BitTorrent Now was quite brilliant: content creators could distribute their video …
[Read More]