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Popcorn Time Domain Suspension Was Triggered by Falsified Court Document

For example, the court stamp and the signed date are from May 2019 while the document itself was filed in November 2019, according to the header. The case reference number also identifies a completely unrelated lawsuit and the paperwork shows several other signs of tampering. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » https://ift.tt/2RKgA7U

Registrar Suspends Popcorn Time Domain Name Following Complaint (Updated)

PopcornTime.sh, one of the most popular Popcorn Time applications, has lost control over its domain name. The registrar suspended the domain following a complaint, according to a Popcorn Time spokesperson. Further details were not provided but the problems prompted the popular app to relocate to a new home for the time being. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » https://ift.tt/2NM94s4

Norwegian Police Seize Popcorn-Time “Information” Site

In a public statement the Norwegian police and prosecution unit notes that the domain is believed to be complicit in criminal copyright infringement by linking to third party content. “The Norwegian domain popcorn-time.no helps electronic publication by linking to other domains where the required software can be downloaded. In addition, the Norwegian popcorn-time.no domain posted information, user manuals and news updates,” the police states. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak

Popcorn Time Fork Claims Official Relaunch After MPAA Shutdown

Noting that an explanation is long overdue, the team (located at popcorntime.sh) are now attempting to clarify their mission and point out where they stand in what has recently become an extremely confused and messy ‘marketplace’. “After the ‘MPAA incident’, we’re a little diminished, and we’ve chosen a new direction: we’re shifting from an active development of Popcorn Time to a more or less resilience-driven development,” the team announced. – Andy, TorrentFreak

Pirate Bay Transforms into The World’s Biggest Streaming Site

Thanks to the brand new Torrents Time browser plug-in The Pirate Bay has just transformed itself into the world’s largest streaming video portal. The notorious torrent site now embeds ‘Stream It!” links next to all video torrents enabling them to be played in a window without users ever having to leave the site. – Andy, TorrentFreak

Torrents-Time Brings Popcorn Time to Any Windows Browser

Available for now on Windows 7 and above, the Torrents Time plug-in allows Popcorntime-Online.io to embed Popcorn Time content in every major browser, although in fact any torrent video can be displayed. […] The Torrents-Time service currently utilizes Anonymous VPN as its privacy provider. They claim to have a no logging policy. However, Torrents-Time say they are open to working with other suppliers too. – Andy, TorrentFreak

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

Movie Studio Will Interrogate Suspected Popcorn Time Users

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The makers of the Adam Sandler movie The Cobbler are allowed to interrogate Internet subscribers whose connections were used to pirate the film, a federal court has ruled. The filmmakers requested the depositions in order to discover the true identities of several Popcorn Time pirates. […] In a new filing submitted this week the movie studio explains that while they have already settled with five Popcorn Time users, four Comcast subscribers failed to respond to their inquiries. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak

MPAA: We Shut Down YTS/YIFY and Popcorn Time

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The major movie studios of the MPAA are behind the recent shutdown of the torrent site YTS, the associated release group YIFY, and the main Popcorn Time fork, PopcornTime.io. In an international effort spanning Canada and New Zealand, visits were carried out at the premises of at least two key suspects. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak
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