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.

TV Broadcasters Experimenting with BitTorrent

The popularity of BitTorrent is still growing. Tomorrow a new version of the Tribler BitTorrent client will be released at a seminar of European TV bosses in Geneva. Tribler is a Bittorrent client which aims to grow into a Youtube-like solution for Internet TV with torrent recommendations, search capabilities without…

Protect Yourself from eDonkey Spy Servers

Connecting to a bad ed2k server can have some nasty consequences. They monitor your activities and report to anti-p2p outfits. They direct you to non-existent files, corrupted fakes and hide files which others genuinely want to share. Learn how to protect yourself.