Anti-Piracy Company Wants to Sell Patents to Protect P2P

Recently we reported that anti-piracy company Viralg is selling the patents to its technology on eBay for $1,000,000. Most people didn't think it was value for money but Viralg have been in touch and they have a new idea - selling the patents to P2P'ers to help prevent some future…

The Pirate Bay Details Charges Against Media Companies

Last week, The Pirate Bay announced that it filed charges against against some of the key players in the entertainment industry for corrupting and sabotaging their BitTorrent tracker. We asked Brokep, one of The Pirate Bay founders to give us some more background information on this counterattack that will, once…

Demonoid Shut Down by the CRIA?

Demonoid.com, one of the most popular BitTorrent trackers has allegedly been taken offline by the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA). Both the tracker and the website have been unresponsive for nearly 24 hours now.

Anti-Piracy Technology For Sale On eBay For $1m

In 2005, anti-piracy company Viralg burst onto the file-sharing scene promising to end 99% of all online piracy. Today, if you need a top secret piracy solution, have an eBay account, can collect in person and have $1,000,000 burning a hole in your pocket, you're in luck.

IsoHunt Takes Down BitTorrent Trackers in the US

Starting today, the Isohunt team will deny access to all US visitors on their TorrentBox and Podtropolis tracker. They are forced to take this action because of their involvement in a lawsuit initiated by the MPAA.

The 5 Most Popular BitTorrent Trackers

Most BitTorrent sites don't run their own tracker, and the ones that do often go unnoticed and don't always get the respect they deserve. It might not be a surprise that The Pirate Bay is by far the most popular, but you might be surprised to find out which trackers…

Porn Industry Infighting As Pirate Bay Takes On Big Media

After declaring their own war on BitTorrent, players from the porn industry have been debating The Pirate Bay's calls for police action after major media companies tried to illegally sabotage their operations. Surprisingly there are huge divisions, with many players openly supporting the operators of the world's largest BitTorrent tracker…

MediaDefender’s Decoy Effectiveness on BitTorrent Sites

MediaDefender's email and anti piracy tool leaks gave the world a unique insight into the workings and the effectiveness of their BitTorrent decoy operations. So how effective were they? And which sites were best protected against these fake torrents? Let's find out.