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Planned .Org Registry Sale Puts The Pirate Bay at Risk

The Internet Society is in the process of selling the Public Interest Registry to private equity firm Ethos Capital. The planned sale has raised widespread concerns over a possible price hike and suspensions of .org domains. This could also be relevant for many pirate sites including The Pirate Bay, which still operates from its original .org domain – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » https://ift.tt/2DupYpA

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Pirate Bay is Back to Square One After Months of Domain Hopping

Most domains should already look familiar but for now it seems likely that of the standard domains ThePirateBay.SE will remain most stable and least likely to be taken down on short notice. ThePirateBay.org has had its own problems recently but they appear to be over, at least for now. The TOR/Onion address uj3wazyk5u4hnvtk.onion should also be fine longer term but it’s hardly the most memorable set of digits for anyone to recall. – Andy, TorrentFreak
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Original Popcorn Time Team Backs Popular Fork

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The original Popcorn Time team shut down its operation well over a year ago, but some members have now come out in support of the Popcorntime.io fork. As of today the original Popcorn Time domain name no longer links to the “goodbye” message, but to its popular successor. […] Aside from a seal of approval, nothing will change. The “official” fork will continue to operate from the .io domain and the original domain name remains in control of Popcorn Time’s founder. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak
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Pirate Bay Moves to GS, LA, VG, AM, MN and GD Domains

Earlier today the Stockholm District Court ordered the seizure of both thepiratebay.se and piratebay.se, arguing that they were linked to copyright crimes. […] The TPB team informs TF that they have already begun redirecting the .SE address, rotating it to six new domain names. As of now, the notorious torrent site is available through new GS, LA, VG, AM, MN and GD domain names. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak http://ift.tt/1R0ujjF

Court Orders UK ISPs to Block Popcorn Time Sites

The order, obtained today by Hollywood’s Motion Picture Association, targets five popular Popcorn Time forks: popcorntime.io, flixtor.me, popcorn-time.se, and isoplex.isohunt.to. […] In addition to the five Popcorn Time domains the order also lists the torrent and streaming sites watchonlineseries.eu, axxomovies.org, afdah.com and g2g.fm. All sites will be blocked under Section 97A of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak
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KickassTorrents Domain Seized Within 24 Hours, Next Stop .CR

The KAT team wasn’t completely unprepared and has several domain names in reserve just in case. And so the Whac-a-Mole continues for now, until the site docks in a safe haven.

While the Isle of Man registry was quick to take action, others including the Icelandic .IS and the Swedish .SE registry will not revoke any domain names without a court order. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak

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EZTV Impostors Hope To Cash In on EZTV.it Domain

Earlier this year EZTV ran into trouble with the Italian domain name registry NIC.it over some paperwork. Facing a looming confiscation of the EZTV.it domain name, they swiftly moved to a new home using the Swiss based EZTV.ch. Soon after the EZTV.it domain was suspended, but in a surprise move it became available again after a few weeks. Unfortunately for the EZTV crew it was quickly scooped up by domain squatters. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak
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