When Gottfrid Svartholm was arrested in Cambodia, it signaled BitTorrent sites that governments around the world will continue to cooperate in the effort to stop online piracy -- something Demonoid, Megaupload.com, the Pirate Bay, and others already know.
Academic researchers out of Madrid have been able to determine the IP addresses and locations of the Pirate Bay users that upload most often to the site. This news comes after the arrest of the company's founder and increased pressure on the torrent site to shore up privacy.
Gottfrid Svartholm, the founder of the BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay, has been arrested in Cambodia, after dodging jail time for not appearing at a trial in Sweden.
Patent expert Alexander Poltorak, CEO and chairman of General Patent Corporation, advocates multi-tier patent system, specialized patent courts and arbitration forums as the key facilitators for the speedy resolution of increasing number of patent disputes and dubs patents as the new currency in Knowledge-Based Economy.
In the wake of Demonoid's shutdown BitTorrent useres stiffened up when The Pirate Bay was taken down by a DDoS attack Wednesday.
Pirate Bay and IsoHunt are just two of many BitTorrent sites that have taken a hit in their Google rank. The popular search engine recently made it a policy to punish sites that deal in torrent downloads and other file sharing by lowering their search rank in an effort to please entertainment organizations.
The Pirate Bay could be facing harsh regulations from advertisers after its arch-enemies, the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America, submitted suggestions for new online piracy policies to Victoria Espinel, intellectual property enforcement coordinator.
Apple filed a new patent application on Thursday, August 2 with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for an iPad Smart Cover that would also function as a secondary touchscreen display for the device.
Pirate Bay, which renamed itself as Olympic Bay and sported a new logo on home page signifying the five Olympic rings with the tagline "this is for everyone," has reverted to its original logo on the home page despite Olympics being the trending topic.
As the sales of recorded music plummets with the rise of media piracy, the artist-fan relationship is getting personal.
Heating up the so-called smartphone patent war, HTC has filed two counterclaims against Apple in the Southern District of Florida, claiming that the iPhone-maker has infringed on two HP patents it acquired in December last year.
Once you go Apple, you never go back. Apparently that?s the attitude the majority of iPhone owners take, according to a new data from an analyst at Piper Jaffray.
A Romney spokesperson told the Washington Post that the clip clearly falls under fair use, a provision in intellectual property law that permits limited use of copyrighted material for the purposes of criticism and commentary.
The tech world has been filled with high-profile lawsuits over the past week. Just as Internet giants Yahoo and Facebook settled their differences over alleged patent infringement, Apple is the latest company hit with a patent-related lawsuit.
The European Parliament rejected Wednesday the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, an international treaty that aims to standardize intellectual property and copyright enforcement efforts digitally and physically across signatory countries.
Unfazed by constant attempts to curb its survival, The Pirate Bay (TPB) has muscled critics to revisit their strategy and redefined dynamics of the high decibel entertainment industry.