Lawyer Exposes RIAA’s Legal Bullying

For many people, justice is something that is bought and sold in the US, especially where filesharing is concerned. Few lawyers are willing to represent, and fewer still understand the technologies involved in cases. Ray Beckerman is one of the few that seem to, and he now has an article…

Two OiNK Uploaders Go Free

Yesterday we reported that the bail date for OiNK administrator Alan Ellis and the six arrested OiNK uploaders was extended again. New information, however, now shows that two of the six uploaders were released from further investigation and can get on with their lives.

UK Government Opens Filesharing Consultation

If you're one of the many incensed by the file-sharing letters issue, the OiNK raid and extensions or the ease with which UK politicians are led by the media industries like prize cattle, this could be your chance to get a say. The UK government has started a public consultation…

Pirate Bay Facing Server Troubles and Downtime

Many people have noticed that the Pirate Bay has had quite a lot of downtime lately. Some rumors say that the site may have been raided again, but in reality, The Pirate Bay simply has trouble keeping up with the ever increasing traffic.

Where’s the Warning Letter for the OiNK Uploaders?

This week, many thousands of warning letters will be received by people in the UK accused of sharing files. Each recipient will get the smallest possible slap on the wrist. Yet today another police bail deadline will come and go for six people accused of doing exactly the same on…

ImageShack’s Free Torrent Download Service Expands

ImageShack, one of the largest media hosting websites, has implemented some significant upgrades to their torrent download service. One of the most innovative new features is the "video preview", which allows users to browse through stills of the video they are downloading, to get an impression of the quality of…