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Popcorn Time: the 'Netflix for piracy' that refuses to die

17 updates since Mar 16, 2014, 9:43 PM UTC
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Popcorn Time was a simple idea: give people an app that looked like Netflix but streamed BitTorrent files of pirated movies. While it was obviously illegal and quickly shut down, a cloned version popped up to replace it... then another, and another, despite frequent crackdowns, national bans, and multiple lawsuits.