DRM Breaker Reports Himself To Anti-Piracy Group

A citizen is so tired of his country's copyright laws he has reported himself to an anti-piracy group. In his written confession, the 'pirate' admits to copying more than one hundred purchased movies and TV shows for his own use - legal in Denmark - but breaking DRM on the…

AFACT v iiNet: – Pirates Will Be Cut Off With a Court Order

Day ten of the trial between anti-piracy group AFACT and Aussie ISP iiNet. AFACT barrister Tony Bannon seems to have difficulty in taking on board something that iiNet CEO Michael Malone has said dozens of times already. Yes, iiNet will happily disconnect copyright infringers, but not solely on the basis…

MPAA Propaganda Hits 60 Minutes

The MPAA scored a victory last night when millions of people tuned in to CBS's 60 Minutes. The 'investigative' news magazine ran a propaganda piece on movie piracy yesterday, allowing the MPAA to insinuate once again that organized crime and BitTorrent go hand in hand.

AFACT v iiNet: Day 9 – AFACT Attacks iiNet Piracy Policy

Day nine of the trial between anti-piracy group AFACT and Aussie ISP iiNet. Today iiNet CEO Michael Malone was extensively cross-examined by AFACT's senior counsel over his company's piracy policy and moves he took to change that of Westnet, the ISP iiNet acquired in 2008.

10 Temporary New Homes For Those Missing Demonoid

When Demonoid went dark two months ago, many of its users hoped the site would return quickly. Unfortunately this did not happen, and the regulars at one of the largest BitTorrent trackers on the Internet had to find a new hideout. But where should they go? Can anything compare to…

UK-T Shut Down For Good, Database Deleted

In 2005, the MPAA initiated a crackdown on BitTorrent sites linking to TV shows. Among those was UK-Torrents, a site that was later reborn as secretive private tracker UK-T. Four years later and UK-T is gone for good, but with no official announcements the exact circumstances are still unclear.

uTorrent 2.0 To Eliminate The Need For ISP Throttling

BitTorrent Inc. is about to launch a completely improved implementation of the BitTorrent protocol that will benefit both users and ISPs. uTorrent 2.0, which is currently being tested by thousands of people, will eliminate the need for ISPs to throttle or stop BitTorrent traffic, and will optimize the download experience…