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  • Popular File-Sharing Service Refuses to ‘Filter’ Content as it Fears Overblocking
    by Ernesto Van der Sar on December 1, 2022 at 10:16 am

    Czech file-sharing and hosting platform Ulož.to refuses to deploy a 'dumb' upload filter. The company reiterates this stance after rival platforms Hellshare and Hellspy signed piracy filtering agreements with local rightsholders. According to Uloz, these measures will likely result in overblocking, something that should be avoided according to EU law. From: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, piracy and more.

  • “Pro Camcorder Pirate” Arrested in Govt, Police & UK Cinema Chain Operation
    by Andy Maxwell on November 30, 2022 at 5:39 pm

    The UK's Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit recently revealed the arrest of a man as part of a movie piracy investigation. No further details have been made public but TorrentFreak understands that the matter was so serious that the government, PIPCU, an organized crime unit, a specialist anti-piracy team, and cinema operators teamed up to track the suspect down. From: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, piracy and more.

  • Telegram Discloses User Details of Pirating Users Following Court Order (Updated)
    by Ernesto Van der Sar on November 30, 2022 at 12:02 pm

    Telegram has complied with an order from the High Court in Delhi by sharing user details of copyright-infringing users with rightsholders. The order, which was issued despite fierce opposition, sets a precedent in India. The Court, meanwhile, clarifies that the information can also be shared with the Government and police. From: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, piracy and more.

  • Canada’s Federal Court Grants NHL Pirate Streaming Blockade for 22/23 Season
    by Ernesto Van der Sar on November 29, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    Bell, Rogers, and other copyright holders have obtained a new piracy-blocking order at Canada's Federal Court. The 'dynamic' injunction requires Internet providers to block access to unauthorized IPTV streams during the current NHL season. It's the second order of its kind and, if effective, it won't be the last either. From: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, piracy and more.

  • Cyando Kills Uploaded.net Before Copyright Quagmire Drowns It
    by Andy Maxwell on November 29, 2022 at 9:09 am

    There's no announcement on the site itself but in just two days, maybe even less, Uploaded.net will shut down, taking users' files with it. In brief emails to customers, Uploaded owner Cyando blames "the situation" for the site's closure, but provides no other details. It seems likely that Uploaded is being pushed off a cliff before a quagmire of legal action suffocates it to death. From: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, piracy and more.

  • Prolific Piracy Release Group EVO Goes Mysteriously Quiet
    by Ernesto Van der Sar on November 28, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    P2P release group EVO has built quite a reputation for being the first to release pirated copies of screeners and popular movies online. The group is well-known for its steady and prolific release schedule, but last Friday things went quiet. EVO's mysterious absence fuels rumors of a potential bust, but nothing is confirmed thus far. From: TF, for the latest news on copyright battles, piracy and more.

  • Black Friday 2022: The Best Streaming Device Deals
    by Jess Barnes on November 25, 2022 at 4:05 pm

    We’ve covered the best deals on streaming services for Black Friday. Now we’re back with deals on streaming devices to help you save on gift giving or treating yourself to an upgraded device for your own home. Here are some of the best deals from top brands. Roku Express for $17.99 The Roku Express is for the person that

  • Black Friday 2022: The Best Streaming Service Deals
    by Jess Barnes on November 25, 2022 at 2:40 pm

    Black Friday deals are here. This year, some top streaming services have gotten in on the action and are offering great deals for new and returning subscribers. Here are some of the best deals live now, to help you save in the upcoming months and the next year. Hulu: $1.99/Month for a Full Year Hulu’s

  • Peacock Black Friday Deal: Get Peacock Premium for Just 99 Cents Per Month
    by Jess Barnes on November 20, 2022 at 2:18 pm

    Peacock has launched its Black Friday deal early. Starting today, you can sign up for Peacock Premium for just 99 cents per month for a full year. Sign up here to get the deal with the code SAVEBIG. With a Peacock Premium subscription, you’ll get access to the full Peacock library including hit NBC shows

  • Hulu is Adding 14 Channels to Its Live TV Package: Hallmark, Weather Channel, Vevo & More
    by Jess Barnes on November 14, 2022 at 4:09 pm

    Today, Hulu announced that it will add 14 new channels to its Live TV streaming lineup. The new additions include Hallmark Channel, The Weather Channel, TheGrio Television Network, Comedy.TV, and six channels from Vevo. A Hulu with Live TV subscription now includes more than 85 channels featuring live sports, national and local news, and entertainment,

  • Hulu Will Raise the Price of the Hulu + Live TV Bundle in December
    by Jess Barnes on November 4, 2022 at 5:01 pm

    Another live TV streaming service is getting a price hike next month. After raising the price of its ad-supported and ad-free plans in October, Hulu is now raising the price of its live TV package which comes with Disney+ and ESPN+. The bundle with Hulu + Live TV (with ads) ESPN+ (with ads) and Disney+

  • Sling TV is Raising The Price of Its Live TV Streaming Packages
    by Jess Barnes on November 3, 2022 at 1:11 pm

    Sling TV announced today that the price of its live TV streaming services will increase by $5. With the change, the monthly cost for Sling Orange or Sling Blue will be $40, and Sling Orange & Blue will be $55. The price hike will go into effect immediately for new subscribers of Sling TV. Current subscribers will

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