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NBC Universal Tries to Censor TorrentFreak’s News About Leaked Films
Posted on Sunday March 01, 2015

In an attempt to make it harder for people to find pirated copies of its movies, NBC Universal has tried to remove several TorrentFreak articles from Google's search results. Apparently, talking about piracy is already enough for websites to be hit by takedown requests.

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Which VPN Services Take Your Anonymity Seriously? 2015 Edition
Posted on Saturday February 28, 2015

VPN services have become an important tool to counter the growing threat of Internet surveillance, but unfortunately not all VPNs are as anonymous as one might hope. In fact, some VPN services log users' IP-addresses and other private info for months. To find out how anonymous VPNs really are, TF asked the leading providers about their logging practices and other privacy sensitive policies.

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*CENSORED* Fifty Shades of Grey an HD BitTorrent Hit
Posted on Saturday February 28, 2015

As predicted here on TF in January, an HD copy of Fifty Shades of Grey has just leaked onto the Internet from a Chinese source. But while hundreds of thousands of downloaders are going crazy for the quality, those looking for super-sexy scenes may be disappointed - the copy is censored to comply with China's obscenity laws.

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MPAA Pushes For ICANN Policy Changes to Target “Pirate” Domains
Posted on Friday February 27, 2015

The MPAA is one of the ICANN partners shaping future policy for the domain name system. With Hollywood being the driving force behind the group the MPAA is particularly interested in making it harder for pirate sites to register and keep their domains, as recent efforts show.

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EU Commissioner Wants to Abolish Netflix-Style Geoblocking
Posted on Friday February 27, 2015

Andrus Ansip, Europe's Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, wants to abolish geoblocking. Restricting user access to content based on their location, which Netflix, YouTube and others do, is discrimination, he says. "I want to pay – but I am not allowed to. I lose out, they lose out," Ansip notes.

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