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  • Movie Company Boss Urges US Senators to Make Streaming Piracy a Felony
    by Ernesto on April 6, 2020 at 6:33 PM

    In the United States, criminal copyright infringers can be sentenced to five years in prison. However, this is not the case for streaming piracy, which is seen as a misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum jail sentence of one year. Millennium Films boss Jonathan Yunger is callling on senators to change this, so the Department of Justice can effectively shut down and prosecute streaming piracy operations. Drom: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, torrent sites and more. We also have an annual VPN review.

  • Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 04/06/20
    by Ernesto on April 6, 2020 at 11:54 AM

    The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Bad Boys for Life' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘The Gentlemen'. 'Bloodshot' completes the top three. Drom: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, torrent sites and more. We also have an annual VPN review.

  • Movie & TV Giants Sue ‘Pirate’ Nitro IPTV For ‘Massive’ Copyright Infringement
    by Andy on April 6, 2020 at 6:54 AM

    A coalition of entertainment companies headed up by Universal, Paramount, Columbia, Disney and Amazon have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against 'pirate' IPTV service Nitro TV. Alleging 'brazen' and 'massive' breaches of their rights, the companies are demanding millions in damages and a broad injunction. Drom: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, torrent sites and more. We also have an annual VPN review.

  • ‘Pirate’ Porn Sites Under Pressure as MG Premium Tightens the Screw
    by Andy on April 5, 2020 at 9:55 PM

    In a wave of new DMCA subpoena applications, MG Premium is hoping to discover the identities of individuals said to be responsible for pirate uploads on tube sites. However, given the way that the subpoena applications are worded, it seems likely that with assistance of Cloudflare, the adult giant is trying to unmask the operators of the sites themselves. Drom: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, torrent sites and more. We also have an annual VPN review.

  • uTorrent is the Most Used BitTorrent Client By Far
    by Ernesto on April 5, 2020 at 4:18 PM

    Every day, dozens of millions of people use BitTorrent to download and share files. Although there is a wide variety of clients to choose from, fresh data reveal that uTorrent remains the top choice for most. The competition, including Transmission and qBitTorrent, are left with a small piece of the pie, which they share with the popular Russian apps Zona and MediaGet. Drom: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, torrent sites and more. We also have an annual VPN review.

  • Accused Pirate Walks Free After Bank Statements Show he Was Not at Home
    by Ernesto on April 4, 2020 at 8:42 PM

    The Copenhagen City Court has dismissed a copyright infringement claim against a man who stood accused of movie piracy. Proving one's innocence can be tricky in file-sharing lawsuits. In this case, however, bank records were particularly helpful as these revealed that the man wasn't anywhere near his home at the time of the offense. Drom: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, torrent sites and more. We also have an annual VPN review.

  • Did YouTube TV Drop ABC Live Channels? Here’s How to Get Your Local Channel Back
    by Jess Barnes on April 7, 2020 at 12:50 AM

    Tonight, some YouTube TV users were reporting that ABC had been removed from their live channel lineup. Those who couldn’t find ABC in the live channel lineup were still finding ABC programming on-demand. Reports of ABC missing from YouTube TV were mainly coming from Central Florida, but there were some reports from other areas around The post Did YouTube TV Drop ABC Live Channels? Here’s How to Get Your Local Channel Back appeared first on Cord Cutters News.

  • The Roku Channel Launches in the UK
    by Philip Palermo on April 6, 2020 at 11:44 PM

    Roku announced that it’s launching The Roku Channel in the UK today, adding that in addition to Roku users, NOW TV and Sky Q users also have access to the channel’s lineup of free content. According to the company, The Roku Channel offers some 10,000-plus hours of movies, TV episodes, and documentaries. In a blog The post The Roku Channel Launches in the UK appeared first on Cord Cutters News.

  • Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime the Week of April 6, 2020
    by Tmera Hepburn on April 6, 2020 at 10:01 PM

    Here’s everything coming to Netflix this week: Available April 6 The Big Show Show Available April 7 TERRACE HOUSE: TOKYO 2019-2020: Part 3 Available April 9 Hi Score Girl: Season 2 Available April 10 Brews Brothers LA Originals La vie scolaire Love Wedding Repeat The Main Event Tigertail Here’s everything coming to Hulu April 7 The post Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime the Week of April 6, 2020 appeared first on Cord Cutters News.

  • AT&T TV Customers Will Get a Free Year of HBO and HBO Max
    by Jess Barnes on April 6, 2020 at 9:11 PM

    AT&T is offering a free year of HBO for new AT&T TV and DIRECTV customers. This offer will give subscribers HBO channels in their lineup, along with giving them access to HBO Max when the service launches in May. Along with free HBO, AT&T is giving all video subscribers free previews of EPIX, HBO, and The post AT&T TV Customers Will Get a Free Year of HBO and HBO Max appeared first on Cord Cutters News.

  • What to Watch on the Free Streaming Service FilmRise in April
    by Tmera Hepburn on April 6, 2020 at 8:17 PM

    As cord cutters, we’re always looking for new ways to stream content without pricey subscriptions or cable. FilmRise is a great streaming service you may not have heard about yet. It’s a completely free, ad-supported channel available across Connected TV and mobile app platforms with no subscription fee requirement. You can watch for free on Roku, The post What to Watch on the Free Streaming Service FilmRise in April appeared first on Cord Cutters News.

  • Vizio Snags Design Award for its Auto-Adjusting Elevate Sound Bar
    by Philip Palermo on April 6, 2020 at 7:08 PM

    Vizio’s stylish Elevate sound bar snagged another design award recently, earning a Red Dot Award for Product Design. In a press release, the company pointed out this marks the 17th award or recognition for its fancy, auto-adjusting speaker. Announced back in January at CES 2020, the Elevate’s signature feature is a pair of drivers that The post Vizio Snags Design Award for its Auto-Adjusting Elevate Sound Bar appeared first on Cord Cutters News.