Tag Archives: piracy

  • How to end online piracy the right way (without SOPA, ACTA and PIPA)

    We know it sounds weird, but we find that most the people that search for ‘illegal’ episodes of their favourite series online do so simply because they cannot bear to wait for local stations to broadcast them via the legal channels.

    In a globally connected world, it’s shocking that it takes over a year for some seasons of TV shows to reach some countries, even after their popularity is clearly noted.

    The main reason this occurs is because the longer a station waits to air a season, the less they pay for it. They obviously need to generate enough revenue from ads to cover theses fees or they will be put out of business.

    The solution to this is simple…

  • Your Domain Name could get you arrested in the US

    Whilst the internet goes mad about the arrest of Megaupload founders, and the extradition of TVShack’s owner to the US for trial, one point left us wondering about the freedom of the internet. Below is the extract that started our minds thinking. Since mid-2010, US International Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been following a campaign of […]

  • The internet responds to the closure of Megaupload [LiveTicker]

    The short story… The US Justice department has closed down the megaupload network and arrested it’s founders. Anonymous has responded by taking down several prominent organisation’s websites. The US Justice Department said that Megaupload’s two co-founders Kim Dotcom, formerly known as Kim Schmitz, and Mathias Ortmann were arrested in Auckland, New Zealand along with two […]