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Hola VPN Sells Users’ Bandwidth, Founder Confirms
Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The operator of 8chan says the bandwidth of millions of Hola users is being sold for reuse, with some of it even being used to attack his site. Speaking with TorrentFreak, Hola founder Ofer Vilenski says that users' idle resources are indeed utilized for commercial sale, but that has been the agreement all along.

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Seized Megaupload Domains Link to Scam Ads and Malware
Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The Department of Justice has made a grave error as several seized Megaupload domains are now being exploited for nefarious purposes. A few days ago both Megaupload.com and Megavideo.com began directing visitors to scams and malware, presumably because the FBI's cybercrime unit lost control of the main nameserver.

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RIAA Drags CloudFlare into Piracy Lawsuit, Scolds LeaseWeb
Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

After defeating the real Grooveshark the RIAA is now determined to do the same to a copycat site that claims to be its reincarnation. However, new court documents reveal that the lawsuit may be the start of a broader anti-piracy strategy, with popular Internet services such as CloudFlare and LeaseWeb being dragged into the fight.

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High Court Orders UK ISPs to Block eBook Sites
Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

The High Court has granted an application by The Publishers Association to have several major 'pirate' eBook sites blocked at the ISP level. The action, a first for book publishers, requires BT, Virgin Media, Sky, TalkTalk and EE to block sites including Ebookee, LibGen and Freshwap within 10 days.

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The Pirate Bay Suffers Downtime
Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

The Pirate Bay is down at the moment, causing a mild panic among many BitTorrent users. While some fear the worst, the site probably won't be offline for very long.

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