Today, Mininova reached another milestone by entering the list of 50 most visited websites on the Internet. Together with most other BitTorrent sites, Mininova has experienced some massive growth over the past year, which proves that BitTorrent's popularity continues to grow.
Users of OiNK-replacement What.cd, are receiving emails from what appears to be the RIAA. In it are threats that users must either stop their 'criminal acts of piracy' or have charges pressed against them. But is it the RIAA? Rival Waffles.fm? No, it's a 14 yr old script kiddie out…
Last week saw many Hungarian BitTorrent trackers and warez sites shut down by the police. Is it just a coincidence that the US is planning to put a federal prosecutor in Budapest, Hungary to "assist in the coordination of the enforcement of intellectual property laws"? Probably not.
A greasemonkey script that was supposed to enhance music discovery for OiNK users has now expanded to include other BitTorrent sites and is available for download.
Prince, described by some people as one of the most creative and talented musicians, hired the infamous "Web Sheriff" who announced lawsuits against The Pirate Bay in the U.S., France and Sweden. "Way to go on losing all your fans" was the first response of Pirate Bay admin Brokep.
Last month the popular private BitTorrent tracker OiNK was effectively shut down in a joint effort by Dutch and British law enforcement. OiNK admin Alan Ellis who was arrested during the raid now launched a legal defense fund to cover the legal costs and asks former OiNK members to help…
The Canadian police announced that it will stop targeting people who download copyrighted material for personal use. Their priority will be to focus on organized crime and copyright theft that affects the health and safety of consumers instead of the cash flow of large corporations.
Demonoid.com, one of the most popular BitTorrent trackers, was forced to go offline again because the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) threatened their ISP.