SUMOTorrent: The New BitTorrent Juggernaut?

In just a few months SUMOtorrent managed to grow from 0 to 350,000 visitors a day, which makes it one of the most widely used BitTorrent sites. Impressive statistics but how did they accomplish this, and what are their plans for the future? Let's find out.

Alleged MPAA Harrassment Causes aXXo / Pirate Bay Rift

Sometime during the last 24 hours there was a mass deletion of aXXo torrents from The Pirate Bay's tracker. It appears that a dispute between aXXo and The Pirate Bay about how to best handle alleged MPAA torrent meddling got way out of hand - with aXXo deleting lots of…

The War Against BitTorrent: Attack of the ISPs

There has been a lot of fuss lately about Comcast's efforts to throttle and interfere with BitTorrent traffic, but they are by no means the only ISP involved in such efforts. Hundreds of larger and smaller ISPs all around the world try to limit BitTorrent traffic on their networks, time…

Getting Stressed Out With Anonymous BitTorrent

With 6-figure file-sharing fines being handed out, people like OiNK facing prison and ISPs meddling with BitTorrent, hiding your online activity is becoming a hot topic. Relakks burst onto the scene as savior a little while ago but are they still performing for the BitTorrent community? Relakks'ed? Stressed out more…

Swedish Pirates Stand Up Publicly To Stay Anonymous

The Swedish Pirate Party (piratpartiet) held rallies across Sweden in an attempt to bolster support for strengthening personal privacy. The events, in Malmö and Stockholm, were aimed at raising awareness of a new bill due next week.

Warez Bust: MaGE Leader Sentenced to Prison

A 27 year old man has been sentenced to prison on one felony count of conspiracy to infringe copyright in his capacity as leader of the warez release group 'MaGE'. On top of this he was also fined $5000 and ordered to serve 2 years supervised release.

MediaDefender Emails Disprove MPAA Claims

Last Month The Pirate Bay filed complaints against some of the key players in the entertainment industry for corrupting and sabotaging their BitTorrent tracker. The MPAA has now responded to these claims and deny that they worked with MediaDefender. Unfortunately for the MPAA, we have proof that they did.