FileDefend are a big player in the world of file locker piracy. It didn’t take us too long to find blockbuster Hollywood movies, the latest Windows software, TV Shows and more to download from them.
UPDATE: 6th July 2012 FileDefend have had their Paypal accounts terminated. All funds have been frozen for 180 days and in that time they cannot withdraw or transfer funds. They may no longer process any payments through Paypal.
UPDATE: 8th July 2012 FileDefend started accepting Paypal again by replacing their old terminated Paypal account with a new one. This has also now been terminated. All funds have been frozen for 180 days and in that time they cannot withdraw or transfer funds. They may no longer process any payments through Paypal. Every time a file locker replaces their old payment method with a new one we will work to shut it down.
UPDATE: 9th July 2012 FileDefend have had their new Paypal account terminated. All funds have been frozen for 180 days and in that time they cannot withdraw or transfer funds. They may no longer process any payments through Paypal.
UPDATE: 31st July 2012 FileDefend are having difficulty paying their affiliates.
REF: AFFILIATE PAYMENTS
Please note that due to a problem with paypal & payza, our payments could not be completed. We are looking into this matter with urgency to get it fixed as soon as possible. However please note that all your payments will be sent. This delay does not mean that you will not be paid, there’s just been a delay due to the error that occurred. We apologize for any inconvenience caused to you.
It’s strange they call themselves File Defend when on our research they do nothing to defend the intellectual property of others and quite happily profit from illicit downloads of software, movies, tv shows and pornography.
File Defend offer incentives to uploaders via pay per download and their affiliate program, read on to see all the dirt on File Defend.
File Defend offer uploaders incentives to upload popular, usually copyright and stolen, content. Below is a screenshot of a promotional post on a forum which offers their pay per download program to entice people to upload content.
File Defend also offer this lucrative incentive offer to people on their website. Pay per download incentivises piracy and illegal uploads.
In order to make money from these illegal uploads, File Defend offer premium access which allows people to download content at high speed and without restrictions that apply for free downloads. They offer payment through Paypal.
Finding stolen content available for download from File Defend is easy. There is so much copyright content on File Defend’s servers we have to wonder if there is any original content at all. Want to download Microsoft Windows ? No Problem at File Defend.
Looking for a blockbuster Hollywood movie ? File Defend has you covered with downloads of pirate movies of all genres and thousands of titles.
Maybe you prefer to kick back and download your favourite TV shows without paying for them, well File Defend can help you out there too.
As for pornography, File Defend is literally brimming with stolen adult site rips, illegal copies of adult movies and even illegal pornography. (Don’t worry – we covered up the naughty bits.)
File Defend is one of the most serious infringers of intellectual property rights we have seen and they pay people to place pirate content on their servers. As File Defend is one of the very worst examples of repeat copyright infringement we have seen they have been placed into our Serious Offenders category.
We will be working to ensure File Defend is shut down and lose all payment processing options.