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MPAA-Seized Popcorn Time Domain Now Redirects to Pirate Site

Postby MrFredPFL » Thu May 03, 2018 12:59 pm

Story : https://torrentfreak.com/mpaa-seized-popcorn-time-domain-now-redirects-to-pirate





The domain name of a popular Popcorn Time fork, that was shut down by the MPAA a few years ago, is unexpectedly showing signs of life. While PopcornTime.io is still registered to Hollywood's anti-piracy group, it now redirects to the pirate streaming site Stream.cr.

PopcornTime.io swiftly became the main Popcorn Time fork. The spin-off soon had millions of users and updates were pushed out on a regular basis. At the end of 2015, however, this fork also disappeared from the web.

The MPAA took credit for the fall announcing that it had filed a lawsuit against several people in Canada. In response to these legal threats, several key developers backed out.

Soon after, the MPAA also assumed control of the main domain name, ensuring that it could not fall into the wrong hands.





lol and oosp :)

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