A video: “How a Notorious Film Pirate Got Caught and Won – The Yify Story”

 

00:05 Illegal streaming and torrenting is on the rise

01:35 BitTorrent revolutionized file sharing by enabling decentralized downloads from multiple users at once.

02:52 YIFY became the go-to source for watchable 1080p films.

04:11 YIFY became the easiest place to access new films and implemented cloudflare to counteract blocking attempts

05:36 YIFY, the popular torrent site, retired, handing over control to his team

06:57 YIFY Torrents site was launched and the founder did not think of it as a criminal act.

08:16 YTS and Popcorn Time were shut down due to a lawsuit.

09:38 YIFY’s downfall didn’t stop piracy, but led to the rise of copycat sites. YIFY himself has an interesting story.

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