Torrent Sites Get “Restraining Order” From Indian High Court

In an attempt to prevent pirates from downloading their latest movie Singham, Reliance Entertainment came up with a rather unconventional anti-piracy strategy. The company managed to obtain a so-called John Doe order from the Indian High Court, which they are now sending to various torrent sites that could potentially link…

Could Quantum Computing Kill Copyright?

The basis of copyright law is individuality and creativity. Yet ever increasing computing power and storage space could mean that in just a few short years, computing could throw copyright into chaos.

XtremeSpeeds BitTorrent Admin Busted

The administrator of a growing private BitTorrent tracker is reporting that he has been raided by the authorities. The admin of XtremeSpeeds says that he was questioned on suspicion of being involved with leading P2P release group IMAGiNE. While the investigation is underway, XtremeSpeeds will remain offline.

Diglo: Social Networking For Avid File-Sharers

Have you ever wanted to share terabytes of data in public, or just a few gigabytes with a select group of friends? With Diglo you can, totally free. The site is a mashup between a social network, a file-hosting site and a media search engine, allowing its users to share,…

EZTV Suffers Downtime

The popular TV-torrent index EZTV is currently down. “The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems,” reads a standard error notice on the site’s homepage. The problems started a day ago and are caused by power issues. As always, however, the EZTV.it…

Fox Will Boost U.S. TV-Show Piracy

Starting in two weeks, Fox will no longer offer free access to its TV-shows the day after they air on television. For TV-fans the decision to limit the availability of these show is a step backward, and all the signs indicate that TV-show piracy will once again surge in the…