Month: May 2017

They didn’t learn their history lesson … :/

As one of the leading blog platforms, WordPress.com receives thousands of DMCA takedown requests every year, but nearly half of these are rejected. Parent company Automattic is known to inspect all notices carefully, and has a track record of defending its users against DMCA abuse. In addition, it occasionally highlights the worst offenders in its… via…

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Kick ass torrents. The DNS record gets a new home ?

Last summer a criminal investigation by the U.S. Government brought down KickassTorrents, the largest torrent site at the time. Upon request from the United States, law enforcement in Poland arrested Artem Vaulin, the alleged owner of KickassTorrents, who’s been held in a local prison ever since. In addition, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) also… via…

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