IsoHunt Goes Secure, Adds SSL Encryption

ISPs and authorities increasingly use Deep Packet Inspection hardware to block access to BitTorrent sites, or spy on users' browsing habits. To offer its users more privacy, isoHunt has now added SSL encryption, making it impossible for your ISP or the authorities to monitor your activities on the BitTorrent site.

Arrested OiNK Uploaders’ Bail to be Extended

The six individuals who are arrested for allegedly sharing music on the OiNK BitTorrent tracker, are due to report to police at the start of July. The five men and one woman, who are suspected of conspiring to defraud the music industry, will have their bail extended. Unsurprisingly, the police…

Don’t Humiliate Yourself Complaining to The Pirate Bay

The 'legal threats' section of The Pirate Bay is where record labels, movie companies, software house and general anti-pirates have their complaints posted after the staff on the site have ridiculed them. A new set of complaints has appeared in the last few days - some of the most cringe-worthy…

Leaked TV Episodes Popular on BitTorrent

This weeks "Most pirated TV-episodes" chart lists four shows that were leaked before the official air date: 'Stargate Atlantis', 'True Blood', 'Life on Mars' and 'Do Not Disturb'. It's PREAIR season.

Government “Holds a Gun to the Head” of ISPs Over P2P

The British government appears to be running out of patience with ISPs as they struggle to come to an agreement with the music industry on P2P music piracy. One 'top-level' ISP executive says "The British government just put a gun to our head." Major ISPs are now in "serious" talks…

The Pirate Bay Pledges ISPs to Block Sweden

In an response to the new wiretapping law that was introduced in Sweden this week, The Pirate Bay will ask international ISPs to block traffic to Sweden, to protect their customers. In addition, the BitTorrent tracker will add SSL encryption to their site, and roll out a new VPN service.