Private BitTorrent Trackers Face Credit Crunch

The credit crunch has impacted the global financial market and many businesses are struggling to survive the economic downturn. Now, a rare academic publication on private BitTorrent trackers suggests that the same is happening in private BitTorrent communities.

O aXXo, Where Art Thou?

In what must appear like a lifetime to his loyal fans, the popular DVD ripper aXXo hasn't uploaded any torrents for three weeks. As always, rumors surface that claim to explain the hiatus. Has aXXo been arrested, or transferred to one of the MPAA's covert detention facilities? Did BitTorrent's favorite…

Mininova Helps Artists to Monetize Torrents

Mininova, one of the largest BitTorrent sites on the Internet, will launch a new feature today that will help artists, labels and other content producers to generate revenue. The Dutch record label 'Beep! Beep!' is one of the first to try the new feature, which allows content producers to add…

Poll: How Would You Respond to an RIAA/MPAA Warning?

This week's hot topic is the reported collaboration between the RIAA, MPAA and your ISP. The aim of the music and movie industries is to reduce and deter illicit file-sharing by sending out warnings to alleged infringers. The big questions is this: How would you react if you received one…

Pirate Bay Torrents Spread Via Facebook

In a bid to conquer the web bit-by-bit, The Pirate Bay has launched a new feature to allow it to penetrate the social networking site Facebook. With only a single click Facebook users can add their favorite torrents to their profile to share them with friends. The IFPI is not…