You can now watch pirated movies on Google Chromecast

You can now watch pirated movies on Google Chromecast

July 7, 2014: 4:46 PM ET (updated by Endah)

  
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Popcorn Time says its encrypts traffic to make sure users can view pirated movies anonymously.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)

Pirated movies are coming to Google Chromecast.

Popcorn Time, a streaming service for pirated movies, announced Sunday that its software is now Chromecast-compatible for Windows users. A Chromecast-ready update is also in the works for Mac users, Popcorn Time said.

Chromecast is Google’s $35 streaming device, which sends video from your Chrome browser or from services like Netflix and YouTube to your television. Google announced a series of pending updates for Chromecast last month, including the ability to mirror anything on an Android phone or tablet on your TV.

Popcorn Time, an open-source project launched earlier this year, has gained popularity thanks to its simple interface and its commitment to covering users’ digital tracks.

Related: Best deals in tech: Google Chromecast

Google (GOOGLTech30) did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday, but it’s safe to say the company won’t be thrilled with this development — Popcorn Time says it was removed from the Google Play store within 24 hours of its debut there in May. 

 
 
 
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I am a Project Manager (PMP) a Technology and Business Architect providing Data Security, Power, Infrastructure, Software and Hardware E-Commerce and Electronic payments. I live in Jakarta with my wife and children

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