Hindustan Times Promotes “Piracy”

One of India’s leading newspapers “The Hindustan Times” published an article on BitTorrent. They point their readers to the top-torrent-sites, and list some of the top torrents. Not long ago the BBC said that BitTorrent aids terrorists and pedophiles, but the Hindustan Times obviously doesn’t agree. BitTorrent gives you freedom!…

Bram Cohen Interview

BitTorrent is now a beast with two heads: it’s widely used by anyone and everyone with a large file to share, but it’s also an application that’s becoming a Hollywood favourite. P2pnet interviewed Bram Cohen, the mastermind behind BitTorrent p2pnet: Hi, Bram. I know you must be up to your…

Azureus is taking a huge step

Azureus, one of the most popular BitTorrent clients is planning to add a “content layer”. This integrated platform “should” make it possible to share videos and other large files with friends, family and strangers all around the world. The Azureus team aims to improve the user experience and make sharing…

Tech TV Torrent

Are you a big fan of Tech TV? If so, you really need to check out the 300+ Tech TV collection torrent. This compilation is probably the most extensive Tech TV collection on BitTorrent

Don’t treat our fans as thieves, let them share music!

The revolution starts in Canada. Canadian musicians are rising up against p2p lawsuits, statutory damages, DRM and the prohibition of copying and sharing Music. They’ve started a new group called the Canadian Music Creators Coalition. “Fans who share music are not thieves or pirates,” they state unequivocally. “Sharing music has…

Snarf Died

Snarf-it.org, the torrent site that was created by the hardcore members of the Suprnovaforums died. The site recently reopened exactly 1 year after the famous BitTorrent site ‘suprnova.org’ died. It ressurected after the site was relocated to stay out of legal troubles. Snarf-it, was becoming a synonym for change over…

Fight The RIAA (again)

We’re not asking for money this time, just a petition that needs to be signed. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) started collecting signatures for a petition, trying to stop the RIAA from destroying lives. A great initiative, if you support it, sign it. If the EFF reaches their target of…

The Decemberists Release Music Video on BitTorrent

The indie rock band “The Decemberists” has more faith in BitTorrent than MTV. The band from Portland, Oregon want their video to be available to a wide public, and BitTorrent is the easiest way to do so. Dawn Barger, manager of the Decemberists says: For the most part, MTV and…