File Sharing

Dropbox Hacked?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

Dropbox has not been hacked according to an official blog post published early this morning. In a post that first appeared on the 13 October but wa...

Court Orders Blocking Of 21 File Piracy Websites

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Tech

Anyone who obtains their music by shady online means will have a much harder job from Wednesday. UK internet providers (ISPs) have been told top bl...

The Pirate Bay Launches Dedicated Web Browser

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Tech

Notorious download site, 'The Pirate Bay', has released its own browser designed to circumvent restrictions imposed by legal authorities. 'PirateBr...

A Pirate's Life for Me?

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lewis Shepherd

It appears that the film companies, and the cinemas for that matter have no idea just how extortionate these prices are (or maybe they do.) It feels like they don't realise that most people can't afford the prices they are charging in order to go to the cinema, therefore more and more people are turning to a 'life of crime' in order to obtain films to get some release from the hardships of day to day life.

Google Accused Of Dragging Its Feet Over Demotion Of Pirate Sites

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Tech

In August Google promised media organisations that it would take significant steps to downgrade the rankings of pirate sites – but it has been accus...

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested In Cambodia

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Tech

One of the founders of the file-sharing website the Pirate Bay has been arrested in Cambodia. Local police said they had arrested Gottfrid Svarthol...

3D Printing, IKEA and the Lessons to Be Learned From the Music Industry

Luke Hebblethwaite | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Tech
Luke Hebblethwaite

If I was IKEA right now, I'd be worried; there's a new technology in town that's going to change their world just as much as the move to digital changed the music industry. That technology is 3D printing.

Pirate Bye? O2 Blocks Access To File-Sharing Website

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Tech

O2 Broadband has become the latest ISP to block file-sharing website The Pirate Bay (TPB) after a High Court order banning the site in the UK. The ...

Richard O'Dwyer Left Awaiting Fate

James Mahon | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Tech
James Mahon

Home Secretary Theresa May ruled in January that Richard could be extradited to the US where he could face up to five years in jail. His mother Julia spoke to me earlier and once again reiterated the fact that this case is not over and she will not giving up fighting for justice for her son.

The Pirate Bay United Against High Court Shutdown

PA | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Tech

The people behind the world's largest illegal file-sharing website have said they will "stand united" against a legal bid to block access to their sit...

Pirate Bay To Be Blocked

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK

Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay will be blocked in the UK, following a High Court ruling on Monday. The website, which allows users to ...

Megaupload Data To Be Deleted Thursday

BBC | Melanie Hick | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Tech

US prosecutors have said that data belonging to Megaupload users and stored by third parties could be deleted as soon as Thursday. ...

Pirate Bay Abandons Torrent Files... For Something More Devious

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Tech

File-sharing website The Pirate Bay (TPB) is giving up its bad old ways and abandoning the .torrent files that have made it famous. But before you ...

File-Sharing Religion Recognised

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Tech

The file-sharing religion known as 'Kopimism' has been officially recognised as a religion by Swedish authorities, making file-sharing itself a "holy ...

YouTube If You Want To

John Giacobbi | Posted 05.10.2011 | UK
John Giacobbi

This week, not one but two body-blows were dealt to the UK's proud tradition of nurturing a creative and omnipresent seam that stretches from Shakespeare to Adele.

Michael Rundle

Government Scraps Plans To Block Content-Sharing Websites

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK Politics

Controversial plans to block websites that infringe on copyright laws have been dropped by the government after advice from Ofcom. The plan to cut ...