With new streaming services launching at a rapid rate, the practice of 'password sharing' is now at the centre of the anti-piracy battle.
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Google and Microsoft’s Bing have signed up to a voluntary code of practice in the U.K. to make it more difficult for British internet users to find illegally streamed movies, music, and sport broadcasts. The tech companies will ensure transgressing websites are demoted in search results. The deal between entertainment trade bodies, including the Motion... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/digital/global/search-engines-uk-pirate-sites-1201992342/" title="Read Search Engines to Push Down Pirate Sites in Search Results in Britain">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
DVD-quality copy appeared online late Tuesday, less than two weeks ahead of official release, and within 12 hours had been downloaded by about 250,000 people, according to piracy-news site TorrentFreak
It may have been released in 2014, but ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ proved rather popular amongst movie pirates. Amassing almost 31 million downloads, that’s not far off the movie’s $36 million opening weekend in the US. ‘Kingsman’ follows the story of Eggsy – a young British chav who ends up being drafted into a secret life of espionage. Starring Colin Firth and Taron Egerton, ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ saw another of Mark Millar’s comic books come to life on the big screen.