Tag Archives: BREIN

Popcorn Time Fork Goes Dark After MPAA Hounds Developers

[M]ost recently a new group of developers launched a Popcorn Time Community Edition (PTCE). The people behind PTCE began their work with a fully operational fix for the .io fork which was circulated on Reddit. Later they also added their own fork and a dedicated website at Popcorntime.ml. […] The MPAA pressure shouldn’t come as a surprise, considering the lawsuit against the developers of the popular .io fork. Also, two PTCE developers had to quit the project last month after they were targeted by Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak

Popcorn Time “Fan Pages” Nuked By Anti-Piracy Outfit

Six websites setup as “fan pages” to the popular Popcorn Time software have been shut down by anti-piracy group BREIN. All reportedly reached a financial settlement with the Dutch group and currently display a notice advising against the use […] PopcornTime.nl, Popcorn-Time.eu, Popcorn-Time.info and PopcornTimeFilms.nl are now non-operational […] According BREIN each site operator also agreed to pay a financial penalty relative to the circumstances of his or her case, but the big question is just how important these sites were. The answer in all cases is “not very”. – Andy, TorrentFreak
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