TorrentSpy Blocks Searches From US Visitors

Starting today, TorrentSpy blocks all searches from US visitors and redirects them to a privacy statement. TorrentSpy is caught up in a lawsuit in which the MPAA demands that TorrentSpy hands over all user info stored in "random access memory" (RAM).

Anime Distributor Has No Legal Right to Threaten BitTorrent Users

A company that tracked thousands of users sharing anime via BitTorrent has lost its legal battle to force an ISP to reveal its customer's details. The company would've used the information to demand $3,500 in compensation from each person they tracked - a plan which now lies in ruins.

BitComet Pollutes BitTorrent with Junk Data

Due to a new feature recently introduced into Bitcomet's torrent maker, people who do not use BitComet (the majority) are sometimes forced to download so called "padding files" which is -- for them -- a waste of time and bandwidth.

BitTorrent Admin Monitored by US Government, Forced to Dump GNU/Linux

Sk0t, an ex-administrator of the EliteTorrents BitTorrent tracker is to have his internet connection forcibly monitored by the US Government. If that wasn't bad enough, the monitoring software is Windows based - which means he is being forced to ditch GNU/Linux - or face being barred from the internet.

Comcast Wrongfully Denies Interfering with BitTorrent

Last week we reported that Comcast is making it impossible for its customers to seed files on BitTorrent. Not surprisingly, Comcast's PR department does all it can to deny there allegations, but we - and with us some of the leading BitTorrent developers - know better.