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Popcorn Time fork switches to new domain after EURid block

Time4Popcorn, one of the most-used forks of the popular torrent-streaming service Popcorn Time, has migrated to a new domain after Time4popcorn.eu was suspended by the European Registry of Internet Domain Names (EURid) last week. The project, which claims that it…

MegaUpload now set to relaunch as mega.co.nz

After Kim Dotcom was denied the possibility of resurrecting MegaUpload as Me.ga, the controversial figure blasted the U.S. and Vivendi for their opposing views and global reach. Dotcom added that Mega was well-prepared for this contingency however, with a number of…

SOCA, FBI and DoJ take down 36 credit card fraud sites

British police arrested three people and shut down 36 criminal-owned web domains on Friday, as part of a two year long international anti-fraud investigation by the UK's Serious and Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), the FBI and the US Department of…

Two Firefox add-ons already bypass SOPA's domain censorship

As resistance grows against the Stop Online Piracy Act, some activists are getting creative. If passed, the legislation would allow US Internet service providers to block access to offending domain names at the behest of Hollywood -- that's the gist of it, anyway...

Largest domain seizure yet affects counterfeiters, pirates

Keeping with recent tradition, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Justice have initiated a sweeping crackdown on websites accused of selling counterfeit goods and pirated software. ICE had performed a similar operation last year, as…