Booty Plundered from Pirate Bay is Useless

When you're as infamous as The Pirate Bay, this inevitably leads to attention, not all of it positive. Unfortunately, the guys at the bay have had a run in with some undesirables who took copy of the site's user database. However, prepared as ever for disaster recovery, The Pirate Bay…

Share a Single Song on BitTorrent, eDonkey, Get Fined $400

In March we reported on an anti-piracy outfit and its legal partners taking action against UK file-sharers, having already done so against thousands in Germany. Now, thousands of Italian file-sharers have been issued with demands totaling over one million euros. The cost of sharing a single song in Italy? A…

Jailed ‘Big Crook’ BitTorrent Pirate Appeals Again

Chan Nai-ming, the first man in the world to be sentenced to jail for using BitTorrent has taken a second appeal against his sentence to the highest Court in Hong Kong. Chan made his first appeal against his original sentence of three months in prison in 2006, but lost the…

Pirate Bay Politics for Dummies

The Pirate Bay dismissed the rumor that they sympathsize with right-wing (or left-wing) political views. In fact, the only wings they treasure are their Phoenix wings. It looks like the anti-pirates have loaded their cannons, but so far The Pirate Bay has dodged their bullets, as they continue to sail…

BitTorrent Chief: University Shirked its Responsibilities to Students

Ashwin Navin, president of BitTorrent Inc. has levelled some serious criticism towards Ohio University after it issued a blanket P2P ban on its campus network. Navin says the school has shown a serious lack of knowledge, has stifled innovation and demonstrated neglect as an educational establishment.

uTorrent’s Vista Sidebar Gadget

This new gadget for uTorrent allows you to monitor and handle your .torrent downloads from Vista's sidebar. The gadget works in combination with the uTorrent WebUI, an extension that inspired many people to develop useful and innovative gadgets.