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Warez/Scene/etc

Warez (scene) Relatedupdated 1/8/17
Warez (scene) Release Databasesupdated 9/17/16

The dates represent the date that the link was added

Warez (scene) Related

What is Warez/The Scene?
wikipedia.org/wiki/Warez 9/5/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/Warez_scene 9/5/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/Warez_group 9/5/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_warez_groups 9/5/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/Topsite_(warez) 10/3/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuke_(warez) 4/22/15
wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_(warez) 9/5/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/.nfo 4/22/15
wikipedia.org/wiki/Pirated_movie_release_types 9/5/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_infringement_of_software 9/5/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_infringement_of_audio-visual_works 9/5/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Buccaneer 10/3/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Fastlink 10/3/13
wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Safehaven 4/22/15
wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Site_Down 4/22/15
wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulletin_board_system 10/3/13

No Copy (2008) (a brief history of piracy/filesharing) 10/3/13

wired.com/wired/archive/13.01/topsite.html 9/5/13
amazon.com/How-Music-Got-Free-Industry/dp/0525426612 | new yorker | vice 10/14/15
amazon.com/Software-Piracy-Exposed-Paul-Craig/dp/1932266984 (mediafire) 11/5/16
firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/5546/4125 10/15/14
dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2858036.2858341 (sci-hub link) 6/3/16
onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/1944-2866.POI369/abstract (sci-hub link) 7/9/16
2600_Guide_to_Internet_Piracy-TYDJ.txt (from archive.org) 9/5/13

reddit.com/r/IAmA/iama_ex_warez_scene_member_ama/ 4/15/14
reddit.com/r/IAmA/i_run_a_topsite_ftp_server_and_im_in_the_piracy/ 5/13/14
reddit.com/r/IAmA/i_cracked_software_for_the_warez_appsgames_scene/ 5/13/14
reddit.com/r/IAmA/iama_for_9_years_i_was_a_member_in_some_of_the/ 5/13/14
reddit.com/r/IAmA/i_was_in_a_major_mp3_releasing_group_in_the/ 5/13/14
reddit.com/r/IAmA/hi_reddit_iama_now_retired_scener_who_was_a/ 5/13/14
reddit.com/r/trackers/iama_retired_member_of_the_piracy_scene_amaa/ 5/13/14

kickstarter | torrentfreak | reddit (this is the scene) 5/13/14

rules.nukenet.info > scenerules.irc.gs > scenerules.org (scene rules) 12/11/12
scenenotice.org/browse.php (scene notices)
archive.org/details/warez-scene-notices-2006-2010 (scene notice archive) 9/17/13
defacto2.net | twitter | facebook (scene historical archives) 9/17/13
mp3scene.info | irc | irc (web) (mp3 scene historical archive) 3/6/13
textfiles.com (bbs scene historical archive)
archives.thebbs.org/index.html (bbs scene historical archive) 11/18/15

era.library.ualberta.ca/files/cj82k756t (bbs/ascii historical paper) 7/27/16

acid.org (artscene historical archive) 3/4/14
asciiarena.com (artscene historical archive) 3/4/14
blocktronics.org | twitter (artscene historical archive) 3/4/14
ice.org | twitter | facebook (artscene historical archive) 3/4/14
sixteencolors.net | twitter | facebook | github | (artscene historical archive) 3/4/14
scene.org | twitter | (artscene historical archive) 12/29/15
textmod.es | twitter (artscene historical archive) 4/14/16

pouet.net | twitter | facebook (demoscene historical archive) 12/29/15

breakintochat.com/wiki/Break_Into_Chat (bbs wiki) 4/17/14
breakintochat.com/collections/podcasts/index.html (bbs podcasts) 4/17/14

bbsdocumentary.com | wikipedia (bbs documentary) 11/5/16

rescene.wikidot.com (rescene wiki) 4/17/14
rescene.wikidot.com/other (scene related links) 8/23/16
rescene.wikidot.com/links (scene related links) 8/23/16

scenelingo.wordpress.com (scene definitions) 8/23/16

algorhythm.cc (scene scripts) 1/8/17

pzs-ng.com | github | irc | irc (web) (project zipscript) 10/14/15

codebyte.org (scene release unpacker/manager) 3/30/16
f0dder.reteam.org/scun/ (scene release unpacker) 3/30/16

scenegrouplist.com (scene groups + info) (not updated) 9/17/13
jtpfxp.net (fxp tutorials, etc) (not updated) 9/17/13
sbytes.info/wp/?page_id=151 (scene rules) (not updated) 9/5/2013

shroo.ms (scene/artscene historical archives) 3/4/14 | archive.org (shut down)

Warez (scene) Release Databases

Where Pirated Content Comes From: The Scene, Groups and Users

What is a PreDB/TRACE?
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuke_(warez)#Pre_database
torrentfreak.com/which-torrent-sites-get-releases-the-fastest-and-why/
Where does a PRE come from? (from SCC) 9/18/13

#pre @ irc.opentrackers.org | browser 12/7/14
#trace @ irc.opentrackers.org | browser 12/7/14
#pre @ irc.corrupt-net.org | browser
#tracer @ irc.corrupt-net.org | browser 9/3/13
#pre @ irc.zenet.org | browser 9/18/13
#tracer @ irc.zenet.org | browser 9/18/13
#pre @ irc.layer13.net +7000 | browser 4/21/15
#tracers @ irc.layer13.net +7000 | browser 4/21/15
#pre @ irc.c-burns.co.uk:9000 | browser 8/8/14
#tracers @ irc.c-burns.co.uk:9000 | browser 8/8/14
#pre @ irc.alpharatio.cc | browser 8/14/14
#trace @ irc.alpharatio.cc | browser 8/14/14
#prechan @ irc.hounddawgs.org | browser 5/24/16
#pre @ irc.scenep2p.net | browser 5/24/16
#pre @ irc.criten.net | browser 8/27/16
#pre @ irc.rizon.net | browser 4/24/16
#pre @ irc.stormbit.net | browser 9/15/16
#pre @ irc.irchaven.org | browser 9/15/16
#fw.pre @ irc.irchighway.net | browser 5/26/16
#echo.pre @ irc.p2p-network.net | browser 3/9/14
#echo.death @ irc.p2p-network.net | browser 5/30/14
#gp.pre @ irc.p2p-network.net | browser 5/30/14
#add @ irc.p2p-network.net | browser 5/30/14
#Persian-PRE @ irc.p2p-network.net | browser 5/30/14
#mg-pre @ irc.abjects.net | browser 5/24/16
#rlzNET @ irc.x4b.pw:11337 | browser 3/2/16
#PR3 @ irc.afkdb.com | browser (french) 4/2/16
#tracers @ irc.afkdb.com | browser (french) 4/2/16
#dupefr-pre @ irc.epiknet.org | browser (french) 5/24/16

predb.me
pre.corrupt-net.org | pr3.us
pre.corrupt-net.org/live.php | pr3.us/live.php (live pre)
trace.corrupt-net.org | trac3.us
trace.corrupt-net.org/live.php?spam=2 | trac3.us/live.php?spam=2 (live tracer)
pre.c-burns.co.uk/pre.php (pre/trace) 8/8/14
pre.c-burns.co.uk/p2ptrace.php (p2p trace) 8/8/14
layer13.it.cx > layer13.net (pre/trace)
rlzlog.info > predb.pw | .li | .lt | .be | .nl | .lc | .bz | .de | .lc | .nz | .cat (pre/trace)
pre.zenet.org > predb.org
tracers.zenet.org > predb.org/tracers 9/18/13
d00per.com
pre.lethe.ca 10/22/15
m2v.ru 9/18/13
dupe-hq.info 11/18/15
prolikewoah.com/pre/ 5/24/16
smexy.xyz 5/26/16
usenet-crawler.com/predb 5/26/16
swenews.info (predb/tracer) (swedish) 12/20/12
dupefr.com (predb) (french) 12/28/13
frpre.com > afkdb.com (predb) (french) 3/2/16

xrel.to | twitter | irc | irc (web) (rls db) (german) 2/3/13
xrel.to/p2p/releases.html (p2p rls db) (german) 2/3/13
germanpre.com (rls db) (german) 11/18/15

prescene.tk (music rls db) 10/22/15

abgx.net (console scene rls db) 9/18/13
rom-news.org (console scene rls db) 11/18/15
logic-sunrise.com (console scene rls db) (french) 9/18/13

3dsdb.com (3ds rls db) 7/23/16

psvitadb.com (ps vita rls db) 7/23/16

xbins.org (xbox dashboard rls db) 9/17/13

csdb.dk (c64 rls db) 6/26/16

srrdb.com | srrxxx.com | irc | irc (web) (.srr/nfo/sfv/etc db) 8/14/14

rescene.wikidot.com/scene-databases (scene release databases) 9/17/16

nfo.so | twitter (nfo storage) 1/27/15
nfomation.net (nfo storage) 12/29/15
nfo.cat (nfo storage) 2/14/16
z0x.us (nfo storage) 5/30/16

infekt.ws (nfo viewer) 6/17/15
otsaloma.github.io/nfoview/ > otsaloma.io/nfoview/ (nfo viewer) 6/17/15
softpedia.com/get/DAMN-NFO-Viewer.shtml (nfo viewer) 6/17/15
sourceforge.net/projects/acidview6-win32/ (nfo viewer) 6/17/15

hdrls.com (hd movies/tv rls db) (not updated) 9/18/13
nfoogle.com (not updated) 9/17/13
nfohump.com (not updated) 4/23/14
nfodb.ru | nfodb.net.ru | irc (music rls db) (not updated) 9/18/13
nfodb.com (not updated) 9/17/13
nldupe.net (not updated) 9/17/13
.net > nforush.parallax-two.com | tw | fb (console scene rls db) (not updated) 9/5/13

vcdq.com (movie/etc rls db + forum) 8/19/13 | archive.org (shut down)
orlydb.com | archive.org (shut down)
#ultrapre @ irc.rizon.net | browser | pre.im 9/3/13 (shut down)
#p2p-nl-pre @ irc.p2p-network.net | browser 3/9/14 (shut down)
renascene.com | twitter | facebook (psp scene rls db) 7/30/13 | archive.org (shut down)
releases.pocketheaven.com (gba/nds/psp rls db) 9/17/13 | archive.org (shut down)
doopes.com | archive.org (shut down)
prelist.ws | archive.org (shut down)
rlsrc.com | archive.org (shut down)
d0pe0r.1go.dk/dp.htm 9/17/13 | archive.org (shut down)
#pre @ irc.p2pirc.org (shut down)
#tracers @ irc.p2pirc.org (shut down)