Hacked: Hacking Finance

Hacked: Hacking Finance



KickassTorrents Domains Seized, Alleged Owner Arrested

Posted on July 21st, 2016.

 The world’s largest torrent website has been seized, with its alleged founder arrested by US authorities, in what is a comprehensive blow to the domain and the wider torrenting community. Artem Vaulin, a 30-year-old Ukrainian national and the alleged owner of KickassTorrents, the largest torrent website in the world was arrested in...



The Foo Fighters Should Torrent Their New Free EP

Posted on November 26th, 2015.

At the turn of the century, when the file-sharing service Napster was taken down in a court of law rather than by the competition, Metallica got a lot of press for being against the service and testifying that it had lost the millionaires significant sums of money. But around that time, another band benefited by exposure to the...



MPAA Working to Bring Site Blocking to the United States

Posted on December 11th, 2014.

The MPAA is discussing site blocking with major movie studios and law firms. They hope to implement site blocking within the United States using existing laws while avoiding a SOPA-style response from the public. While the use of site blocking to deal with copyright infringing sites is starting to take off in Europe, the United States...