P2P usage going down in Canada

The latest survey conducted for the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) is showing a major decrease in filesharing activity in Canada.

BitTorrent Movie Download Chart (wk42)

This week’s most popular movie downloads on BitTorrent. Ranking Movie Seeds / Peers 1 (1) Open Season 48,721 2 (-) X-Men: The Last Stand 47,648 3 (-) The Grudge 2 47,504 4 (2) Jackass 2 46,101 5 (3) The Departed 42,979 6 (5) The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift…

Wiredset Launches BitTorrent Charts

Wiredset just launched their BitTorrent Charts service. They currently index more than 30,000 trackers and over 200 BitTorrent index sites. The charts are updated on a daily basis and include the 50 most popular TV, Anime, Video, music, Software, and Game torrents. At first glance the data seems to be…

What if book publishers started to sue libraries?

In the recent past we've seen the record and movie industry sue everyone from little girls and soccer moms to college kids for illegal file-sharing. Imagine what would happen if book publishers started to take on public libraries.

BitTorrent Beyond the PC

BitTorrent Inc. officially announced that they are going to embed BitTorrent software into digital home products beyond the PC.

A Digg-like site for torrents

Social news has been a massive phenomenon with tens of millions of people using sites like Digg, Slashdot, reddit and Newsvine on a regular basis. The concept of voting for stories or digging stories quickly spilled into other areas like software (iusethis.com) and Creative Commons music (CC Hits). Now, a…