For the first time, a 'cracked' Blu-Ray movie has been uploaded to BitTorrent. And no, it's not that 'Vivid' title that the TWiT hosts seem to be oh so familiar with. It's just the opposite. The first Blu-Ray movie on BitTorrent is the children's animation flick, Ice Age 2.
The Pirate Bay is removing the Ads for Bitroll and Torrent101, two malicious BitTorrent clients. These clients promise 'high speeds downloads', but all they do is install malware, and hijack your browser.
Last year the Dutch tried to tax all MP3 players, but that proposal didn't make it into law. But not to worry, they have other brilliant ideas. Earlier this week, Dutch politicians suggested that it might be a good idea to tax Internet traffic, and use this money to compensate…
A large Polish pay-torrent site by the name of Torrenty.org recklessly exposed the IP addresses of its users, most of whom are thought to be sharing copyrighted files.
The MPAA, RIAA and several anti-piracy organizations are constantly trying to trap people into downloading fake torrents. These torrents are hosted on trackers that are setup to collect IP addresses of all the 'pirates' who try to download these files.
The Business Software Alliance, an organisation similar to the RIAA, is reportedly monitoring BitTorrent traffic in the UK. The software trade group that represents major vendors like Adobe, Microsoft and Symantec has contacted UK ISP Pipex with harvested IP addresses of its customers.
This week's most popular DVDrips distributed over BitTorrent.
Charlie is back!!! Still recovering, but at least he gave it a try... Here's TorrentPod episode 22.