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shamu726 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsA 'large-scale' provider of proxies and mirrors that allow users to access The Pirate Bay despite ISP blocking measures has shut down following action by BREIN. With the platform's domain now under the control of the anti-piracy group, its operator has agreed to pay BREIN $343,000 to settle the case. After numerous lawsuits around the world, The Pirate Bay is perhaps the most-blocked pirate site on the planet. In many regions the site is blocked by local ISPs and, as a result, millions of users have sought to visit the site via alternative m
shamu726 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsUnder pressure from rightsholders, Google makes pirate sites harder to find in search results. As a result, pirates are increasingly advising each other to use DuckDuckGo instead. Surprisingly, in response to a very popular 'pirate' search term, Google appears to agree its rival is the best option. In an ideal world, search engine users would be presented with the most authoritative set of results in response to a specific search. Unfortunately, we don’t live in an ideal world but companies like Google, given the scale of the task, do a reasonable