The War Against BitTorrent: Attack of the ISPs

There has been a lot of fuss lately about Comcast's efforts to throttle and interfere with BitTorrent traffic, but they are by no means the only ISP involved in such efforts. Hundreds of larger and smaller ISPs all around the world try to limit BitTorrent traffic on their networks, time…

Getting Stressed Out With Anonymous BitTorrent

With 6-figure file-sharing fines being handed out, people like OiNK facing prison and ISPs meddling with BitTorrent, hiding your online activity is becoming a hot topic. Relakks burst onto the scene as savior a little while ago but are they still performing for the BitTorrent community? Relakks'ed? Stressed out more…

Swedish Pirates Stand Up Publicly To Stay Anonymous

The Swedish Pirate Party (piratpartiet) held rallies across Sweden in an attempt to bolster support for strengthening personal privacy. The events, in Malmö and Stockholm, were aimed at raising awareness of a new bill due next week.

Warez Bust: MaGE Leader Sentenced to Prison

A 27 year old man has been sentenced to prison on one felony count of conspiracy to infringe copyright in his capacity as leader of the warez release group 'MaGE'. On top of this he was also fined $5000 and ordered to serve 2 years supervised release.

MediaDefender Emails Disprove MPAA Claims

Last Month The Pirate Bay filed complaints against some of the key players in the entertainment industry for corrupting and sabotaging their BitTorrent tracker. The MPAA has now responded to these claims and deny that they worked with MediaDefender. Unfortunately for the MPAA, we have proof that they did.

The Pirate Bay Sponsors Rock Band

The Pirate Bay is featuring the Swedish glam rock band "Lamont" on their frontpage. Unlike the major record labels, Lamont recognizes the power of filesharing and they give away their album for free. Not without success, over 100,000 people downloaded their album in less than 24 hours, numbers that other…

Downloaders Confuse Ozzy Osbourne to Go on Tour

When he isn't biting the heads off live animals or starring in a hugely popular reality show, Ozzy Osbourne is still making music. Unfortunately, he's had to go on tour because people keep downloading his music: "I've been suffering terribly" he mumbled, while counting his next million dollars.