Shuts down Pelisplushd.net
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) claims to have tracked and shut down Pelisplushd.net, a massive pirate streaming site with roughly 70 million visits per month.
Apparently, no honour among thieves
The pirate game Sea of Thieves is being destroyed by players who take the whole pirate-thing too seriously and are cheating like crazy.
Publisher claims it owes more than a billion
Music streaming company Spotify was sued by Wixen Music Publishing for using thousands of songs, including those of Tom Petty, Neil Young and the Doors, without a licence and compensation to the music publisher.
Have they no sense of their history?
One of the nations who held Northern Europe in fear of another Viking raid and a History channel drama, has decided that pirates are not such a good thing.
It does not work
Major internet providers are ending a four-year-old system which gave “copyright alerts” to pirates when they viewed peer-to-peer pirated content.
Clarkson is now most pirated Mercedes driver in history
The Amazon reboot of the BBC's hit show Top Gear has been a huge hit and won the bookseller millions of views and attracted the attention of pirates.
All at sea
The US Navy, which pirated more than 558,000 copies of some virtual reality software without paying the German software maker for it, claims that it did so with the consent of the software producer.
Bork, Bork, Bork
Swedish ISP Bahnhof has attacked a copyright troll hoping to make a swift buck out of pirates.
Fighting for declining members
German protestant churches, which are losing members faster than Blackberry is losing market share, are turning to wi-fi to help them out.