Fragmented streaming options are partially to blame
A hot potato: End Live Piracy Now is a new initiative against unlicensed streaming of live sports and events. More than 100 organizations want the EU to "end piracy" for good, with new laws that would shut pirate servers off even before a live show comes to an end. Which is easier said than done.
Mountain View's anti-piracy activity is going strong, and rightsholders are happier than ever
In a nutshell: While not a widespread phenomenon anymore, piracy continues to drive a significant amount of Internet traffic around the world. TV shows like House of the Dragon and Lord of the Rings are particularly popular, even though the former seems to be way more interesting for P2P pirates.
A necessary evil for free-to-play games?
The Pirate Bay, 1337x, and more disappear from the privacy-focused service
Sanctions have stopped payments to Russian developers
Popular third-party app is known for its ad-free YouTube experience, among other features exclusive to YouTube Premium
Easier said than done these days
The world doesn't need Popcorn Time anymore
Microsoft extends an olive branch to Office pirates
Don't mess with the real Bowser, Bub; you'll get the horns
Happy Anniversary PlayStation 5---you just got pwned
Is it really worth it?
Malware-packed pirated games infected millions of PCs, stealing data and hijacking webcams to photograph users
A high price for a pirated game
The actual King of the Koopas isn't involved
Full-price sales are more important than an uptick in engagement
The first copyright infringement lawsuit against a VPN in the US
Anti-piracy software certainly isn't cheap
Could this be the Achilles heel of the pirate community?
Great news for PC gamers
More content that Netflix, Hulu and Amazon
With a new platform called BayStream
A crafty spectacle indeed
It can also display messages and simple images on each of its six 32x32 pixel screens