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Inside Popcorn Time, the Piracy Party Hollywood Can't Stop


Inside Popcorn Time the Piracy Party Hollywood Can t Stop WIRED

Source: http://www.wired.com/2015/03/inside-popc...

POPCORN TIME WAS an instant hit when it launched just over a year ago: The video streaming service made BitTorrent piracy as easy as Netflix, but with far more content and none of those pesky monthly payments. Hollywood quickly intervened, pressuring Popcorn Time’s Argentinian developers to walk away from their creation. But anonymous coders soon relaunched the copyright-flouting software. Today, Popcorn Time is growing at a rate that has likely surpassed the original, and the people behind it say they’re working on changes designed to make the service virtually impervious to law enforcement.

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Popcorn Time is only a year old?! Wow, it really did change the world.

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