Digg and Mininova Team Up to Seed Bruno

The latest Digg Dialogg stars none other than Brüno, the über-famous Austrian model and host of the Funkyzeit fashion and celebrity show. To make sure that Brüno's interview is well-seeded at all times, Digg has teamed up with Mininova.

Pirate Bay’s Peter Sunde Discusses the Site’s Future

On the day that The Pirate Bay announced that they will be sold to a commercial company for $7.8 million, Tomas Wennström secured an audio interview with TPB spokesman Peter Sunde. The interview is of great interest but raises even more questions as shockwaves continue through the P2P community.

The Pirate Bay Will Decentralize Its Operations (Updated)

Alongside the news that The Pirate Bay will sell shares on the Swedish stock market come some other significant changes. The site itself will decentralize and stop hosting and tracking torrents. Instead, The Pirate Bay will use a third party tracker and torrent hosting service to serve its users.

The Pirate Bay Sold To Software Company, Goes Legal

According to gaming company Global Gaming Factory X, it is in the the process of acquiring The Pirate Bay for $7.8m (SEK 60 million). The acquisition is scheduled to be completed by August and will see the site launch new business models to compensate content providers and copyright owners.

MediaDefender Virus Scam Targets Torrent Site Users

During the last few days a virus scam targeting torrent site users has reappeared. Internet users receive an email informing them they have been monitored by anti-piracy company MediaDefender on various torrent sites. Although a log file is included to 'prove' infringements, it contains what is being described as a…

ISPs Doubt Accuracy of Anti-Piracy Evidence

Lawyers ACS:Law and their anti-piracy partners Logistep are currently harassing around 6,000 alleged file-sharers, demanding £665 from each to make threats of legal action go away. In yet another blow to their tenuous claims, ISP association ISPA says that its members are "not confident" that the evidence accurately identifies infringers.

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent, ‘Knowing’ tops the chart this week for the second week in a row followed by 'The Haunting in Connecticut'. 'Angels and Demons' completes this week’s top three.

Automated Legal Threats Turn Piracy Into Profit

Piracy watchdog Nexicon has found the ultimate way to turn piracy into profit for the fresh copyright holders added to their clientele. They offer alleged file-sharers the chance to settle for $10 per downloaded song or an equal amount for a pirated movie. If you decide not to settle, they…