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Alleged KickassTorrents Owner Leaves Prison for Hospital
Posted on Saturday December 10, 2016

Facing severe health issues, alleged KickassTorrents owner Artem Vaulin has been transferred from Polish prison to a local hospital. While he is now able to receive proper care, his conditions are far from ideal. Vaulin is permanently guarded by four officers and is handcuffed to his bed at night, which may cause nerve damage according to doctors.

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Unknowingly Linking to Infringing Content is Still Infringement, Court Rules
Posted on Saturday December 10, 2016

A court in Germany has held the operator of a commercial website liable after it unknowingly linked to infringing content hosted elsewhere. The Hamburg Regional Court found that the link to a Creative Commons image, posted to another site without the correct attribution, amounted to a copyright infringement.

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BREIN Settles With Private Torrent Tracker Uploaders
Posted on Saturday December 10, 2016

BREIN has signed settlements with eight people who were uploaders at a local private torrent tracker. The pirate group agreed to pay 60,000 euros in total. The private tracker and an unlicensed radio station, where two uploaders were DJ'ing, were closed as well.

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Movie Pirate Sites Disappear From Google’s Search Results
Posted on Friday December 09, 2016

Several prominent movie pirate sites have completely disappeared from Google's search results. The list includes domain names belonging to streaming portals 123movies and Fmovies, which both have millions of visitors. At the same time, the popular converter platform YouTube-MP3 has also been stripped from Google's listings.

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UK Government Spied on BitTorrent Users – in Planes
Posted on Friday December 09, 2016

BitTorrent users all around the globe are well aware that they're probably being monitored as they share files from home or workplace. However, it now appears that the spies employed at the UK's GCHQ have also monitored torrents being transferred by airline passengers more than 10,000ft up in the sky.

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