The Pirate Bay Not Impressed by Announced Prosecution

In a public statement, Prosecutor HÃ¥kan Roswall made it clear that he intends to press charges against the admins of The Pirate Bay. Tobias Andersson from the Pirate Bay was not impressed by Roswalls statements, and said they will simply move to another country if they are outlawed in Sweden,…

Torrentbits.ro Raided by the Romanian Police

The popular Romanian BitTorrent tracker Torrentbits.ro was raided and the two admins of the site were placed under arrest. Torrentbits was founded little over a year ago but was already among the 200 most visited websites in Romania. Both admins are charged with copyright infringement and face up to 4…

TorrentPod Episode 35, We Have a Guest

We have a guest on this weeks show. Lermy, one of the admins of the private BitTorrent tracker TorrentIt joins Charlie! TorrentIt was shut down by the Dutch anti-piracy organization Brein little over a year ago, but recently announced its return. Lermy and Charlie talk about the new and improved…

LimeWire Adds Ubuntu Support

The popular filesharing application LimeWire released Debian packages for Ubuntu. The latest LimeWire release is tested on Ubuntu Edgy and Kubuntu Edgy/Feisty, and both the free and pro versions are available for download.

Vigilante Group Threatens P2P Lawsuit Lawyer

In a bizarre twist, victims of the recent lawsuits against alleged P2P pirates appear to have formed a vigilante group and have their first target in their sights, a partner in the law firm Davenport Lyons. They don't appear to have any demands but they do seem to want to…

6th EliteTorrents Star-Wars Pre-Release Guilty Plea

Another uploader to the EliteTorrents BitTorrent tracker has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement and criminal copyright infringement of a pre-commercial release work. Getting involved in the pre-release of Star-Wars Ep III could land him 5 years in jail and a $250,000 fine.