CBC Isohunt Interview

CBC interviewed Gary Fung, the man behind Isohunt.com. Isohunt was recently sued by the MPAA, but planned to fight back. Gary is glad his voice is heard: I’m glad CBC gave me the opportunity to voice our stance, what we do and why the MPAA is after us. Media distributions…

MPAA Happy With Piratebay Bust

Hot on the heels of news that Sweden’s ThePirateBay.org is down comes MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) disinformation release, complete with a fantasy picture. And you know what they say about pictures. click to enlarge “The operators of The Pirate Bay have publicly ridiculed copyright holders and taunted law…

BitTorrent Goes China

Ashwin Navin from BitTorrent inc. announced at the Cannes film festival that BitTorrent is working out deals with various Chinese movie and TV-companies. Navin hopes commercial distribution of movies and TV-shows in China will be up by the end of 2006. Navin said: “They’ve (Chinese movie and TV-companies) been very…

Cached Torrents and Network Neutrality

BitTorrent is working on a new and improved version that will incorporate superseeding by cachelogics servers. This means that the content will be copied to cachelogic servers to dramatically increase the download speeds. Currently, “regular” BitTorrent is traffic is suffering from throttling ISP’s that claim that BitTorrent traffic is cluttering…

MPAA Hacks Torrentspy

Torrentspy is suing the MPAA because an alleged hacker, hired by the MPAA, retrieved private information from the BitTorrent indexer.

Private Torrent Tracker Ratio Cheat

A bug in the popular torrentbits tracker code makes it extremely easy to increase your ratio on most private torrent sites. With HTTP analyser and Firefox you can increase your upload/download ratio pretty easy. Leeching without being recognized as a leecher. I guess you were expecting a link here? Too…

Mininova Hits 400 Million Downloads

Mininova now has over 400 million torrent downloads, nearly 16 months after it’s launch. Currently, mininova is the most popular torrent site, leaving the piratebay and torrentspy behind. At this very moment they’re even more popular than suprnova in the “old days“. And they continue to grow with over a…