As the trial of 'The Pirate Bay Four' comes ever closer, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, aka 'Anakata', speaks out on TV news. Dubbed by the report as the brains behind The Pirate Bay, Gottfrid is said to run a site that is 'the scourge of the film and music industries'. "It's…
The top 10 most downloaded DVDrips on BitTorrent, "American Gangster" tops the chart this week.
Dependent Records, an independent record label from Germany recently decided to shut its doors and upload all its albums onto The Pirate Bay. Interestingly, a year ago the the CEO of the label mentioned piracy as one of the main reasons why they decided to quit.
The popular BitTorrent site Mininova just released a set of new features, including music torrent streaming. The new music streaming feature uses a Java applet developed by BitLet, which is easy to use and compatible with all Java-enabled browsers.
Two weeks ago we reported on Greens EFA launching the pro-filesharing campaign "I Wouldn't Steal". With new editorials in Swedish newspapers coinciding with The Pirate Bay's charges, it seems the Green Party is looking to push the issue forward, thereby supporting The Pirate Bay.
With a militant style more associated with the crew of The Pirate Bay, TorrentFreedom promises to put the user back in control, by offering a new BitTorrent-optimized, zero-logging, 100% anonymous VPN service, guaranteed to punch a hole through throttling ISPs. Be quick for a free account!
In a few months from now the trial of The Pirate Bay four will start. The "Free The Pirate Bay" group on Facebook has proclaimed Friday February 8th to be "wear yellow for sharing day", so everyone can show their support for the Pirate Bay team, and filesharing in general.
During the two year investigation into The Pirate Bay, several people connected to the site were questioned. The Swedish police allegedly used some of the harshest (Jack Bauer like) interrogation tactics to get them to talk, with surprising results.