Talk Like a Pirate Day 2007 is Here

All around the world now, people will be donning tricorner hats, eye patches, and affecting peg-leg walks as they 'Arrr' their way through the day. Yes, Talk Like a Pirate Day is here. We set sail from the Pirate Bay, and caught up with the TlaPD's schooner for a few…

MiiVi Admit They Will Report Pirates to ‘Proper Authorities’

Buried away in the leaked MediaDefender emails is the End User License Agreement for MiiVi. Like most EULAs it's long and boring but this one has a sting in its tail. If MediaDefender catch you engaging in copyright infringement with the MiiVi app, they state in black and white that…

The Pirate Bay blocked in Turkey

Turkey has banned what's arguably the most well known BitTorrent site in existence. Since about a week, The Pirate Bay has become inaccessible in the country. According to a reader from Turkey and the site's admins, a recent ruling might have caused TPB to be banned.

MediaDefender Phone Call and Gnutella Tracking Database Leaked

The leak of MediaDefender's emails caused quite some controversy, Ironically, in a recently leaked phone call, a New York attorney and MediaDefender discuss the security of their email-server. Whilst there is some initial confusion as to where the leak may have originated, they eventually write it off as some technical…

Porn Industry Gloats Over Hollow Win vs BitTorrent

Earlier this week we reported on how the porn industry planned to wipe out sharing of its content via BitTorrent. Right now the porn industry is gloating over the shutdown of a major porn NZB site. Coincidence? Probably not.