Category Archives: Pirates

Weekly News Roundup 25/1/2016

Netflix clamps down on VPN “Pirates”, Security around The Internet of Things needs to be better and 2016 will be the year for VR. Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 25/1/2016

Weekly News Roundup 18/1/2016

I am back for 2016 and there is already some news to cover.

Netflix getting serious about region blockers, Space X is crashing rockets and it is actually a good thing and the Mobile App curation ball is dropped heavily by Google and Apple with culturally insensitive game getting attention. Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 18/1/2016

HBO goes after Game of Thrones pirates

Not quite the Iron Price…

Image from JoyReactor

Boy Genius Reports has learned that HBO is no longer taking a laid back approach to torrenters.

Relaying through the ISPs of suspected rights abusers, HBO has issued “Thousands of Warnings” in response to investigations of torrent traffic.

It looks like mum and dad torrenters are going to come to a sudden end if the likes of HBO get their way.

However, hardcore torrent users with knowledge of how to obscure their IP and consequently identity making serving warning notices difficult.

To read more from BGR, click here.

Image/cartoon from Joyreactor.

Disclaimer : Stealing/torrenting content is not cool. Don’t do it.