Pirate Bay and Demonoid Face Technical Troubles via TF

( https://torrentfreak.com/pirate-bay-and-demonoid-face-technical-troubles-180914/ ) The Pirate Bay and Demonoid, two of the oldest torrent sites on the web, are facing rough waters. TPB has had some intermittent downtime and remains inaccessible to a large group of users, while Demonoid has become

Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notices Monday via CP24

( https://www.cp24.com/world/facebook-to-send-cambridge-analytica-data-use-notices-monday-1.3876573 ) This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris’ Station F, in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) NEW YORK – Get ready to find out if your Facebook

More than 620,000 Canadians affected by Facebook data breach via CP24

( https://www.cp24.com/news/more-than-620-000-canadians-affected-by-facebook-data-breach-1.3871376 ) A cell phone user thumbs through the privacy settings on a Facebook account in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Many Canadians are pledging to delete their Facebook accounts as part of an online campaign encouraging people

KeepVid Site No Longer Allows Users to ‘Keep’ Videos via TF

( https://torrentfreak.com/keepvid-site-no-longer-allows-users-to-keep-videos-180320/ ) The popular video download service KeepVid no longer allows users to download videos. Instead, the site has transformed into an educational page warning people about copyright issues and urging visitors to use legal options, if available. For many

Most Users of Exclusive Torrent Site Also Pay For Services Like Netflix or Prime via TF

( https://torrentfreak.com/most-users-of-exclusive-torrent-site-also-pay-for-services-like-netflix-or-prime-180225/ ) A survey carried out on HDBits, one of the world’s most exclusive private torrent sites, has revealed that even the most hardcore of pirates are happy to pay for content. The poll, carried out among more than

New uTorrent Web Streams and Downloads Torrents in Your Browser via TF

( https://torrentfreak.com/new-utorrent-web-streams-and-downloads-torrents-in-your-browser-180223/ ) BitTorrent Inc. has quietly rolled out its brand new “uTorrent Web.” The software allows users to download and stream torrents directly in their default web browser. In the long run, the web version is expected to rival

Bell Asks Employees to Back Pirate Site Blocking Plan via TF

( https://torrentfreak.com/bell-asks-employees-to-back-pirate-site-blocking-plan-180222/ ) Bell, Canada’s largest telecommunications company, is asking its employees to support the company’s calls to have pirate sites blocked. Through an internal message, employees are encouraged to share their thoughts with the local telecom regulator CRTC, However,

TVAddons Suffers Big Setback as Court Completely Overturns Earlier Ruling via TF

( https://torrentfreak.com/tvaddons-suffers-big-setback-as-court-completely-overturns-earlier-ruling-180221/ ) In 2017, Kodi add-on site TVAddons was taken offline following a copyright complaint from Canada’s largest telecoms companies. TVAddons’ owner was subjected to a no-notice search, something which caused outrage at the time. Soon after a judge

BitTorrent Client uTorrent Suffers Security Vulnerability via TF

( https://torrentfreak.com/bittorrent-client-utorrent-suffers-security-vulnerability-180220/ ) BitTorrent client uTorrent is suffering from an as yet undisclosed vulnerability. The security flaw was discovered by Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy, who previously said he would reveal a series of “remote code execution flaws” in torrent

Canadian Pirate Site Blocks Could Spread to VPNs, Professor Warns via TF

( https://torrentfreak.com/canadian-pirate-site-blocks-could-spread-to-vpns-professor-warns-180219/ ) A group of prominent Canadian ISPs and movie industry companies are determined to bring pirate site blocking efforts to North America. This plan has triggered a fair amount of opposition, including cautioning analyses from law professor Michael Geist,