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Arrest of KickassTorrents Operator Is Extended About three months ago, Polish law enforcement authorities arrested Artyom Vaulin, the alleged operator of KickassTorrents, one of the most popular torrent trackers in the world. The 30-year-old Ukrainian was arrested on behalf of American authorities and has been held in a local prison ever since. Pokémon Go Developers Are Sued in the Netherlands The Netherlands brought Niantic Labs, makers of Pokémon Go, to court over their failure to stop players flocking to protected beaches. The problem is that thousands of Pokémon hunters have crowded the beaches of Kijkduin, south of the Hague, because hundreds of the game’s most popular monsters show up there every day. Their volume has caused Pippa Middleton Sued Hacker of Her iCloud Account Pippa Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister, has reportedly taken high court action against the hacker or hackers who breached her iCloud account and stolen private pictures. The case against Kim Dotcom Urged Court to Rehear His Case Back in August, the court of appeals rejected efforts by the MegaUpload founder to regain control over millions of dollars in assets seized by the American government many years ago. Now Kim Dotcom urges YouTube Ripping Website Sued by Music Labels YouTube-MP3, the world's leading YouTube ripping service, is sued by a group of anti-piracy groups: the IFPI, RIAA, and BPI in the United Kingdom announced launching a lawsuit to protect the rights of artists and recording labels. WhatsApp Was Ordered to Stop Collecting User Data in Germany German Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has ordered WhatsApp’s parent company to stop collecting user data from its messenger app and destroy any data it has already received. Facebook recently announced that it would start sharing WhatsApp user data for the purpose Game Developers Found Common Language with Pirates SUPERBEAT XONiC developers have recently discovered that links to cracked versions of their game were shared on Reddit. Instead of suing pirates, they thanked them for interest shown and offered 20 Years in Jail for a Hacker Exposing US Targets to Isis Ardit Ferizi, 20, who helped Islamic State by providing the names of about 1,000 US government employees as potential targets, got 20 years in prison as a sentence. This was much higher than the 6-year term asked Mexican Authorities Seized KickassTorrents “Clone” Domain Kickass.mx, a “clone” of a popular KickassTorrents, was withdrawn by the Mexican police. The site operator didn’t expect such a turn of events, but he is not going to give up and will continue to serve torrents from Cyberlocker Can’t Ignore Spam DMCA Notices German court has ruled that a file-hosting service Uploaded.net can be liable for pirated materials shared by its customers, even when the copyright takedown notices didn’t get through
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