Popcorn Time, the once-popular Netflix for piracy, is back
Popcorn Time disappeared a few years ago, forcing people who used the extremely easy “Netflix, but for piracy” app to search elsewhere for movies and TV shows. Today, as more people are forced to self-quarantine in an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Popcorn Time has returned, Motherboard reports.
“Love in the Time of Corona Version 0.4 is out,” a tweet from the Popcorn Time Twitter account reads.
Popcorn Time was scrutinized when it was released in 2014. The streaming app became extremely popular for people who wanted to access films that were still in theaters — or those not on streaming services — but with a far more polished interface than often-sketchy piracy websites that required users to hunt down, verify, and…