Lots Of Illegal Downloading Occurring At The NBC, Sony Pictures, Fox Offices

universal-bustFrom the pot-calling-the-kettle-black department, via TorrentFreak:

A few days ago we wrote about a new website that exposes what people behind an IP-address have downloaded on BitTorrent.

Armed with the IP-ranges of major Hollywood studios we decided to find out what they’ve been downloading. As expected, it didn’t take us long before we found BitTorrent ‘pirates’ at several leading entertainment industry companies. Yes, these are the same companies who want to disconnect people from the Internet after they’ve been caught sharing copyrighted material.

First up is Sony Pictures Entertainment. This single IP-address alone a wide variety of music and movies have been downloaded. And this is probably just the tip of the iceberg, as YouHaveDownloaded only tracks only a small percentage of all public BitTorrent downloads.

Another Hollywood studio where it’s not uncommon to download music, TV-shows and movies is NBC Universal. The employee(s) behind one of the IP-addresses at the Fort Lauderdale office in Florida downloaded the first season of ‘Game of Thrones,’ some trance music, a DVD of ‘Cowboys and Aliens’, and much more.

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  • DeepCough

    Nope. No hypocrisy here. No, siree, Bob.

  • Mr Willow

    I’m just beginning to think they are following Nixon’s axiom of, “If the president does it, that means it is not illegal.”

    If the entertainment industry does it, it is not illegal. . . it’s sampling the competition.

  • spikedawg71

    Obviously a training seminar to alert the employees to be on the lookout for evil downloaders. to better enable proper responses to avert diabolical downloading derelicts. Seriously, who in their right mind would download  Game of thrones anyway? It must have been as training.

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