Tor and Bitcoin Hinder Anti-Piracy Efforts

Posted by HardOCP News 3:37 PM (CDT)

Friday July 15, 2016

The European Union Intellectual Property Office seems to be under the impression that Tor and Bitcoin are hindering anti-piracy efforts. Strange, I was under the impression that pirates are what are hindering anti-piracy efforts.

A new report published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office identifies a wide range of 'business models' that are used by pirate sites. The organization, which announced a new collaboration with Europol this week, signals Bitcoin and the Tor network as two key threats to ongoing anti-piracy efforts.