Hackers Use Pirate Sites to Ruin Your Life, State Attorneys General Warn

Hackers Use Pirate Sites to Ruin Your Life, State Attorneys General Warn

Hackers Use Pirate Sites to Ruin Your Life State Attorneys General Warn  In recent years copyright holders have tried many things to dissuade the public from visiting pirate websites.  They often claim that piracy costs the entertainment industry thousands of jobs for example. Another strategy to is to scare the public at large directly by pointing out all the ills people may encounter on pirate sites.  The Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA) which has deep ties to the content industries is a…

Hackers Use Pirate Sites to Ruin Your Life State Attorneys General Warn In recent years copyright holders have tried many things to dissuade the public from visiting pirate websites. They often claim that piracy costs the entertainment industry thousands of jobs for example. Another strategy to is to scare the public at large directly by pointing out all the ills people may encounter on pirate sites. The Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA) which has deep ties to the content industries is a…

TorrentFreak: Pirate Kodi Add-Ons Gain Massive Popularity

TorrentFreak: Pirate Kodi Add-Ons Gain Massive Popularity

Making and racing boats - a great little activity for anyone with a travel/ transport theme this term

Which materials make the best boat

Making and racing boats - a great little activity for anyone with a travel/ transport theme this term

13 fun pirate crafts for kids for talk like a pirate day. Great ideas for treasure chests, telescopes, pirate hand prints and loads more. Pirate printables too!

13 Fun Pirate Crafts for Kids (and 10 Pirate Printables too

13 fun pirate crafts for kids for talk like a pirate day. Great ideas for treasure chests, telescopes, pirate hand prints and loads more. Pirate printables too!

Supreme Court Opens Door for Pirate Site Blockades in Germany  Domain name blocking has become one of the entertainment industries go-to methods for reducing online copyright infringement.  Blocking requests from both the music and movie sector are widespread around Europe but until now Germany has been excluded.  However this may soon change. In a landmark ruling the Supreme Court has today opened the door to German pirate site blockades.  The origin of the ruling dates back seven years…

Supreme Court Opens Door for Pirate Site Blockades in Germany Domain name blocking has become one of the entertainment industries go-to methods for reducing online copyright infringement. Blocking requests from both the music and movie sector are widespread around Europe but until now Germany has been excluded. However this may soon change. In a landmark ruling the Supreme Court has today opened the door to German pirate site blockades. The origin of the ruling dates back seven years…

St Nectan’s Glen & St Nectan's Kieve, Cornwall, UK. It is believed locally that the 6th century Saint Nectan had a hermitage above the waterfall, and rang a silver bell to warn ships of the dangers of offshore rocks at the mouth of the Rocky Valley during storms.                                                                                                                                                      More

St Nectan’s Glen & St Nectan's Kieve, Cornwall, UK. It is believed locally that the 6th century Saint Nectan had a hermitage above the waterfall, and rang a silver bell to warn ships of the dangers of offshore rocks at the mouth of the Rocky Valley during storms. More

Court Orders Cloudflare to Identify Pirate Site Operators  As one of the leading CDN and DDoS protection services Cloudflare is used by millions of websites across the globe.  This includes thousands of pirate sites which rely on the U.S. based company to keep server loads down.  In addition Cloudflare has the added benefit that it can obfuscate the hosting providers of these sites offering an extra layer of anonymity.  This is an issue academic book publisher Elsevier has dealt with first…

Court Orders Cloudflare to Identify Pirate Site Operators As one of the leading CDN and DDoS protection services Cloudflare is used by millions of websites across the globe. This includes thousands of pirate sites which rely on the U.S. based company to keep server loads down. In addition Cloudflare has the added benefit that it can obfuscate the hosting providers of these sites offering an extra layer of anonymity. This is an issue academic book publisher Elsevier has dealt with first…

UK Police Claim 64% Drop in Mainstream Advertising on 200 Pirate Sites  For the past several years authorities in the UK have been clamping down pretty hard on Internet piracy. Officers have arrested dozens of individuals involved in running sites and those supplying piracy-enabled hardware.  Much of this action has emanated from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) under the banner Operation Creative a multi-pronged initiative to reduce piracy using a variety of tactics…

UK Police Claim 64% Drop in Mainstream Advertising on 200 Pirate Sites For the past several years authorities in the UK have been clamping down pretty hard on Internet piracy. Officers have arrested dozens of individuals involved in running sites and those supplying piracy-enabled hardware. Much of this action has emanated from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) under the banner Operation Creative a multi-pronged initiative to reduce piracy using a variety of tactics…

Ahoy, Mateys! Do you have pirate fans at your house? If you do they are going to love making this awesome Pirate Craft that we are sharing with you today.

Awesome Pirate Craft for Kids

Ahoy, Mateys! Do you have pirate fans at your house? If you do they are going to love making this awesome Pirate Craft that we are sharing with you today.

Google Has Received Takedown Notices For a Million Websites  Removing search results is nothing new for Google. The company has been cleaning up its search index for years in response to complaints from copyright holders.  Every week the search engine processes millions of requests targeting a wide range of websites that allegedly offer infringing content.  The process is fairly transparent as Google publishes all notices in a daily report. This allows us to keep track of the often…

Google Has Received Takedown Notices For a Million Websites Removing search results is nothing new for Google. The company has been cleaning up its search index for years in response to complaints from copyright holders. Every week the search engine processes millions of requests targeting a wide range of websites that allegedly offer infringing content. The process is fairly transparent as Google publishes all notices in a daily report. This allows us to keep track of the often…

UK Police Claim Success in Keeping Gambling Ads off Pirate Sites  Over the past several years there has been a major effort by entertainment industry groups to cut off revenue streams to pirate sites. The theory is that if sites cannot generate funds their operators will eventually lose interest.  Since advertising is a key money earner for any website significant resources have been expended trying to keep ads off sites that directly or indirectly profit from infringement. Its been a…

UK Police Claim Success in Keeping Gambling Ads off Pirate Sites Over the past several years there has been a major effort by entertainment industry groups to cut off revenue streams to pirate sites. The theory is that if sites cannot generate funds their operators will eventually lose interest. Since advertising is a key money earner for any website significant resources have been expended trying to keep ads off sites that directly or indirectly profit from infringement. Its been a…

Sci-Hub Ordered to Pay $15 Million in Piracy Damages  Two years ago academic publisher Elsevier filed a complaint against Sci-Hub and several related pirate sites.  It accused the websites of making academic papers widely available to the public without permission.  While Sci-Hub is nothing like the average pirate site it is just as illegal according to Elseviers legal team who obtained a preliminary injunction from a New York District Court last fall.  The injunction ordered Sci-Hubs…

Sci-Hub Ordered to Pay $15 Million in Piracy Damages Two years ago academic publisher Elsevier filed a complaint against Sci-Hub and several related pirate sites. It accused the websites of making academic papers widely available to the public without permission. While Sci-Hub is nothing like the average pirate site it is just as illegal according to Elseviers legal team who obtained a preliminary injunction from a New York District Court last fall. The injunction ordered Sci-Hubs…

China Bans Unauthorized VPN Services in Internet Crackdown  While the Internet is considered by many to be the greatest invention of modern time to others it presents a disruptive influence that needs to be controlled.  Among developed nations nowhere is this more obvious than in China where the government seeks to limit what citizens can experience online. Using technology such as filters and an army of personnel people are routinely barred from visiting certain websites and engaging in…

China Bans Unauthorized VPN Services in Internet Crackdown While the Internet is considered by many to be the greatest invention of modern time to others it presents a disruptive influence that needs to be controlled. Among developed nations nowhere is this more obvious than in China where the government seeks to limit what citizens can experience online. Using technology such as filters and an army of personnel people are routinely barred from visiting certain websites and engaging in…

Australian ISP Rejects Pirate Site Blocking Attempt  Following pressure from entertainment industry groups the Australian Government has implemented legislation which allows foreign pirate sites to be blocked at the ISP level.  The law went into effect earlier this year but thus far no websites have been blocked. However this may change in the near future as a small Aussie ISP recently received its first threat.  While the law mostly aims to target classic pirate sites such as The Pirate Bay…

Australian ISP Rejects Pirate Site Blocking Attempt Following pressure from entertainment industry groups the Australian Government has implemented legislation which allows foreign pirate sites to be blocked at the ISP level. The law went into effect earlier this year but thus far no websites have been blocked. However this may change in the near future as a small Aussie ISP recently received its first threat. While the law mostly aims to target classic pirate sites such as The Pirate Bay…

Which Domain Names Are Safe From Copyright Bullies?  There are plenty options for copyright holders to frustrate the operation of pirate sites but one of the most effective is to attack their domain names.  The strategy has been deployed most famously against The Pirate Bay. Over the past couple of years the site has lost more than a handful following copyright holder complaints.  While less public hundreds of smaller sites have suffered the same fate. Sometimes these sites are clear…

Which Domain Names Are Safe From Copyright Bullies? There are plenty options for copyright holders to frustrate the operation of pirate sites but one of the most effective is to attack their domain names. The strategy has been deployed most famously against The Pirate Bay. Over the past couple of years the site has lost more than a handful following copyright holder complaints. While less public hundreds of smaller sites have suffered the same fate. Sometimes these sites are clear…

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