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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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RapidVideo Shuts Down Following Legal Pressure from Warner Bros and Netflix

RapidVideo, a popular file-hosting service with millions of users, has thrown in the towel. The site faces legal pressure from lawyers representing the MPA and ACE, including a lawsuit from Warner Bros. and Netflix. Paired with dwindling revenues and a worsening legal climate, maintaining the site is no longer viable, according to the operator. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » https://ift.tt/33NjSeV

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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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

EZTV Shuts Down After Hostile Takeover

The people who took over the domain name came in well-prepared. They registered the UK company EZCloud LIMITED, which is the same company name as EZTV used. Initially the takeover wasn’t much of a problem, as EZTV had already moved to a new domain name at EZTV.ch, but things quickly turned from bad to worse. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak http://ift.tt/1HnHruM
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