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The Pirate Bay vows continue sailing on the high seas of the Internet

  • 23/02/2012 at 04:22 by It's a Gadget Staff
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The Pirate Bay LogoThe UK is threatening to block The Pirate Bay, the flagship file-sharing site, but the swords have not yet been sheathed. The Pirate Bay is vowing to go underground, adapting to the hindrances, rather than die a certain death.

Monday was the decisive day, where the High Court cast its ruling on copyright infringement. The next blow comes in June, when the court decides whether or not ISPs will be obligated to block the site from the ISP’s customers. The Pirate Bay, in response claimed that it would seek alternative methods for getting their content out while not being tracked.

The entertainment giants are on the hunt again, believing they are losing too much money from people looking for a free lunch. Their stance is that the people who download free pirated versions of the movies and music are lost sales. What they refuse to acknowledge is that many of these people do not have the money to see these movies or to buy the music. Those who do have the money to, would not normally spend it on these things anyway. So their claims are bloated, much like the melodramatic script of a Hollywood film.

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Take a look inside Google’s Subtle Censorship

  • 25/11/2011 at 05:04 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Google SearchThe Google search engine has a unique auto complete feature so that users can see the top searched topics as they are typing in their own search query. Unfortunately Google has been slowly censoring this auto complete feature for piracy-related terms since January of this year.

In January only a few terms were censored but here recently they overhauled their blacklist and it now includes almost all of the file sharing websites. Now, when searching for terms such as ‘torrent’, ‘RapidShare’ and even ‘BitTorrent’, you will notice that absolutely no auto complete results pop up to save your fingers from typing in the rest of your query.

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