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Popcorn Time torrent service rattles content providers

A new app called "Popcorn Time" that organizes and streams torrents of video was voluntarily taken down by its creators after attracting worldwide attention and accusations that it was promoting piracy. But the code lives on, as a Popcorn Time project has been set up at GitHub to continue developing the software.

Sandvine: Internet usage soars in North America

Fueled by Netflix, which accounted for a 33 percent bandwidth share, North American Internet data usage spiked 120 percent in the last year, according to the latest research from Sandvine. Data culled from a selection of 200-plus Sandvine customers throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America and Asia-Pacific, revealed "mean monthly data usage has increased by 120 percent."

Lawsuits targeting movie pirates could include millions of BitTorrent downloaders

The latest effort by moviemakers to fire a shot across the bow of online video pirates is taking shape in a federal court in Washington, D.C., where the U.S. Copyright Group has filed several