Anyone into downloading pirate movies from the internet over the last few years likely knows that the label 'maVen' on a video release was usually a mark of a high quality 'cammed' movie. After dozens of major releases and investigations by the FBI and Canadian police, 'maVen' now faces 6…
The top 10 most downloaded DVDrips on BitTorrent, "Superbad" tops the chart this week.
The latest issue of the Donald Duck magazine in The Netherlands features Donald and his nephews as music pirates and (who else) Uncle Scrooge as the big boss of a record label threatening with fines. Has the anti-piracy lobby infiltrated the Donald Duck magazine?
Many experienced file-sharers can't understand why relative novices manage to download so much junk from BitTorrent. Fake downloads that never finish, video files which refuse to play, movies that require special players and unwatchable video are easily avoided by those in the know. But how do they do it?
This year the Motion Picture Association are getting into the Christmas spirit early with the news that 'Operation Blackout' has begun with an offensive against camcording pirates in 13 countries. When the MPA starts constructing their slogans from songs, they must be serious. Watch out pirates!
The Hydra Project is a new script for private BitTorrent trackers designed to resist any attack or raid, and to guarantee the privacy and anonymity of its users. It's truly hydra compatible, which is much needed quality in these turbulent times.
The Pirate Bay has released a widget that puts a list of the top 10 torrents from any (or all) of the categories on the popular BitTorrent site on your Mac Dashboard. In addition they announce the upcoming release of a public API for their website.
In November we reported that the ZCult FM comic tracker had been put under legal pressure by the the combined might of Marvel and DC comics. Another tracker, ComicSearch, came out with an open letter to Marvel after this legal action, only to walk straight into the spotlight themselves.