Kodi Addon Repository Becomes Very Popular Streaming piracy today becomes increasingly popular, with media player Kodi being at the center of everyone’s attention. In fact, Kodi itself is a neutral platform (just like BitTorrent), but millions of people use plugins to turn it into a piracy tool. TVAddons is one of the largest repositories of such plugins, Movie Downloaders in Nigeria Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail 18 individuals in front of a court in Nigeria stood accused of downloading and sharing local movies without permission, and last week each was quickly sentenced to 45 days in jail. Following a complaint from the local Hausa Film Makers Association, the file-sharers were arrested under suspicion of online piracy of so-called Kannywood films Game Pirates Cracked New Anti-Piracy Technology Austria-based Denuvo Software Solutions GmbH developed Denuvo, an anti-tamper technology that is supposed to protect underlying DRM products and is being used on gaming titles in order to prevent games from being cracked quickly. However, the technology itself was defeated by the pirates rather quickly – for example, BitTorrent Clients Used by FBI to Target Child Porn Sharers Added: Monday, April 17th, 2017
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is using modified BitTorrent clients to track down and prosecute the sharers of child porn. The clients are configured to download complete files from a single suspect in order to prove that the suspect has the illegal content in entirety in their possession, File-Hosting Service Targeted Its Pirating Users Uploaded.net, a popular cyberlocker accounting for millions of visitors per month, terminated numerous accounts of users this week over repeated copyright infringements. Content Providers Target Pirate Kodi Streaming Tools Satellite and cable TV systems remain too vulnerable to consumers who watch content without paying for it. These days, pirates have developed lots of solutions that can enable consumers to watch premium content for free, using the modified receivers, replacement or hacked smart cards Cisco Investigated the Market for Pirate IPTV Networking company Cisco made it clear that IPTV became an issue of growing concern. The company has spent many years investigating all kinds of piracy, and now it concludes the momentum in the area due to illicit IPTV. Cisco called the worldwide web a “great equalizer” and said that some unauthorized IPTV services could Happy "National Get a VPN Day"! Australia's mandatory data retention scheme comes into effect today, with Internet Service Providers (ISP) expected to retain and store their customers' Internet usage metadata. In response, privacy advocate group Digital Rights Watch has declared this event National Get a VPN Day, vowing to equip citizens with the VPN services they need to avoid surveillance. Wrestling Industry Joins Copyright Trolls The daughter company of World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE Studios Finance, has recently filed "copyright trolling" lawsuits against alleged downloaders of the movie "Eliminators" featuring WWE superstar Wade Barrett, in the attempt to uncover the identities of dozens of BitTorrent pirates Swedish Pirates Caught through Money Trail Swefilmer alleged operators finally showed up in court – the landmark trial launched, accusing them of running a popular unauthorized streaming platform. The individuals, 26 and 22 years old, also stand accused of generating $1.5m in advertising and donations.
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