Oct 28

Filesharing site revealed to be anti-piracy ‘honeypot’ (Guardian, Oct 25, 2013):

Operator of UploaderTalk boasts of ‘biggest swerve ever’ as he sells user data to anti-piracy company

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.

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