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).
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.
Jhannet Sejas, the girl who was arrested last month for recording a 20 second clip of "Transformers" in a local cinema pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $71 fine. Regal Cinemas pressured the Arlington County prosecutor to charge Sejas, they wanted to make an example of her.
Here's TorrentPod episode 44, - yes, on time - Enjoy!
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.
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.
The 10 most downloaded DVDrips on BitTorrent, better late than never. "Reign Over Me" tops the chart this week.
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.