Software Exposes BitTorrent Pirates at Major Entertainment Companies
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Posted 12/14/11
Am i the only one not surprised at this?

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/114760-Software-Exposes-BitTorrent-Pirates-at-Major-Entertainment-Companies


Popular BitTorrent website TorrentFreak has used a new Russian-based website capable of tracking about 20% of all public torrenting to search the habits of multiple companies involved in the war against pirating.



TorrentFreak found evidence against the employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Fox Entertainment, NBC Universal, and others. A quick search using this tool showed that in the last month alone, Sony employees downloaded Conan the Barbarian, some Dubstep music, and Beavis and Butthead. Fox showed records of downloading Super 8, while NBC was bagged stealing the entire first season of Game of Thrones, Cowboys and Aliens, and a collection of trance .mp3s




Buma/Stemra has argued against these findings by claiming that the IP addresses were spoofed, even suggesting that Sony, Fox, and the others adopt a similar stance against these recent accusations. This defense, however, comes with an interesting counter. As TorrentFreak puts it: "If it's so easy to spoof an IP-address, then accused file-sharers can use this same defense against copyright holders.


Here's the site that TorrentFreak used.
http://www.youhavedownloaded.com/
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Posted 12/14/11
everyone does it lol
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O.O.......
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Checkmate?
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Were screwed. What is freedom in this land we call free?
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Posted 12/15/11
Not surprised at all.
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Hypocrites.
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What's with the random shit they downloaded? XD
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I really should eat something.
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