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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Torrent

All time
# torrent of misuse
FactFind: Is it actually a crime to download movies without paying?
After a court ruling this week, we were asked to find out the facts.
# Cautious
Piracy sites are banning Windows 10 users because they're worried about privacy
They claim that Microsoft is sending back identifying information about their sites when Windows 10 users visit.
# binge
Leaked Game of Thrones episodes downloaded one million times already
That was quick…
# Torrent
The Pirate Bay could be making a return next month
The site went offline in early December after a police raid was carried out on a server room back in December.
# error
The Pirate Bay has been taken down after Swedish police seized servers
Police confirmed there had been a “crackdown! on a server room because of copyright infringement.