Guardian: File Sharing Site Was Really Bait For “Pirates”

I’m not advocating file sharing, but I’m afraid this applies to other areas: A high-profile file-sharing site has been revealed to be a year-long pirate “honeypot”, collecting data on users, file hosters and websites. The revelation, which had users of the forum up in arms, accompanied the purchase of the UploaderTalk (UT) site by US-based anti-piracy company Nuke Piracy. A honeypot is a facility, in this case a site, run under false pretences that encourages criminal behaviour in an effort Read more […]