BitTorrent Movie Download Chart (wk34)

A little late, but here’s our list of this weeks most popular BitTorrent movie downloads. Ranking Movie Seeds / Peers 1 (1) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 50,013 2 (2) Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 48,725 3 (5) V for Vendetta 48,706 4 (NEW) RV 46,260…

TorrentPod Episode 3

Here we go again, Yet another episode of our weekly podcast. Enjoy and drop a comment. Our DNS servers went down last night, so Charlie wasn’t able to grab the latest comments. Sorry for that. Welcome to TorrentPod, the official podcast of TorrentFreak.com. Join your host Charlie as he delves…

SpiralFrog to offer “free” downloads

The Big Four record labels will do anything, anything, rather than work up front with their customers and with the independent innovators who are, so far, wholly and solely responsible for turning p2p into the primary communications and distribution media for the digital 21st century. They’d rather sue them. But…

Tribler will integrate Youtube into their BitTorrent client

Tribler, the “social” BitTorrent client has just released a new version. The recommendation function has been optimized, along with other bugfixes and improvements. Tribler is far from anonymous, and therefore probably not suited for sharing content you’re not supposed to share. However, the social aspect of Tribler has the potential…

Snakebite: Web-Served torrents

Snakebite will pimp your web-server into a torrent creator, and supports web-seeding. The snakebite project is one of the results of the successful Google Summer of Code program. Here’s how it works 1. Install snakebite on your server (Debian only at this point) 2. Upload a file. and Snakebite will…

BPI: stricter financial punishment for pirates

The UK anti-piracy lobby (BPI) demanded immediate action against CD pirates. Piracy has increased because the punishments are too mild according to the BPI. And the BPI doesn’t like being “mild” at all. Earlier this month the BPI banned 12 year old from the “school kids music chart because her…