“Popcorn Time, a controversial streaming service for pirated movies, is now easier than ever to use,” David Goldman reports for CNN.
“All you need to access the so-called Netflix for pirated movies is a Web browser,” Goldman reports. “Previously, Popcorn Time viewers had to download separate software onto their PCs, Macs or Android smartphones.”
“On Tuesday, the people behind Popcorn Time launched PopcornInYourBrowser.net,” Goldman reports. “The site lets you choose from thousands of movies that have been shared using the torrent protocol — a peer to peer network that allows people to share media with one another.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Don’t steal movies.
Oh, BTW, visiting the PopcornInYourBrowser.net site now yields this:
Popcorn in Your Browser is no more. It relied on the free trial of remote torrenting service Coinado.io, which I used to stream YIFY torrents to an HTML5 video tag. This site went viral and seems to have completely overwhelmed Coinado’s servers, who in turn promptly discontinued the free trial. 🙂 It was fun while it lasted – cheers!