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Reddit bans Sony leak file-sharing subforum
Sony Pictures Entertainment has compelled social-media site Reddit to thwart file-sharing of stolen data - including unreleased films, executives’ private emails, and insider financial information - gleaned via a major hack of the studio in November.

17.12.2014 15:11

Sony Pictures suspends filming after massive hack 'affects payments'
Sony Pictures has temporarily stopped filming after hackers, with alleged links to North Korea, paralyzed its computer network. The security glitches have reportedly meant the studio has been unable to process payments.

13.12.2014 09:27

Google ‘halted anti-piracy co-op’ after MPAA snarked at its anti-torrent crusade
MPAA’s “snarky” press release about Google’s cooperation with the group’s anti-piracy campaign enraged the tech giant and put the whole process on hold, according to leaked emails.

13.12.2014 01:37

Swedish police raid ‘downs Pirate Bay,’ website back online
The Pirate Bay and several other torrent websites temporarily disappeared from the internet on Tuesday. Reports say the sites were downed in a raid by Swedish police, which seized servers, computers, and equipment of previously elusive web pirates.

09.12.2014 21:33

Apple’s new patent dreams of laser beams on iPhones
Apple is developing a new laser-based system for future iPhones, enabling the ubiquitous devices to map their surroundings. The newly submitted patent would bring NASA-like technology to the masses.

08.12.2014 21:27

​France bans file-sharing site The Pirate Bay
France has become the latest country to block world's number one file-sharing site, The Pirate Bay, in an effort to defend copyright-protected content.

05.12.2014 22:04

US loses bid to re-jail Kim Dotcom
​Attorneys for the United States government have lost their attempt to revoke internet mogul Kim Dotcom’s bail as he awaits an extradition trial in New Zealand, scheduled for next June.

01.12.2014 18:38

'Fury', unreleased Sony movies leaked online in suspected N. Korea hack
At least five new films produced by Sony Pictures have leaked online, resulting in around 2 million downloads from file-sharing sites. Sony is investigating allegations that North Korean hackers are responsible for the leaks, according to reports.

01.12.2014 16:48

Protest follows verdict to acquit Egypt’s ex-leader Mubarak of murder conspiracy charges
An Egyptian court has found former president Hosni Mubarak not guilty of conspiring to kill hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising, which led to his ouster. He was further exonerated on separate corruption charges.

29.11.2014 08:15

​Last of Pirate Bay founders arrested on Laos-Thailand border
After four years on the run, Hans Fredrik Lennart Neij, one of the founders of the Swedish file-sharing giant, has been arrested and is awaiting extradition to Sweden.

04.11.2014 12:07

Iceland court orders Vodafone to block Pirate Bay
Iceland has ordered two of its major internet providers, including Vodafone, to block access to the Pirate Bay torrent website. This is the first copyright-related ban in the country known for its strong opposition to censorship.

17.10.2014 03:09

Unpublished hacked celebrity nude photos going for one bitcoin online
As a new set of hacked celebrity nude photos are about to be leaked, those interested in seeing them have flocked to a new, real-time file-sharing site. On Volafile, people can buy the pics for about $350 ‒ payable in bitcoin.

09.10.2014 19:48