Mininova Gets a Redesign

Mininova is currently working on a redesign. The new design aims to make the BitTorrent site more user friendly and to implement some new features. The new design is not complete yet, but a Beta version is up and running. The new features include: More “general info” about the torrents…

Be a Hero, Be a Pirate!

Independent Film director and writer David White urges people to pirate his movies, and put them all over the Internet. If people don’t pirate movies, independent film makers like himself will be forced to feed their children from the craft service table leftovers, and eventually the whole crew might starve…

Legalize Copying of CDs and DVDs for Personal Use

A British Think Tank concluded that people should have the right to copy CDs and DVDs for personal use. They argue that the current copyright laws are outdated, and need to be rewritten. Copying CDs and DVDs for personal use would have little impact on copyright holders according to the…

EMI music boss: “The CD is dead”

The CEO & chairman of EMI Music, Alain Levy told an audience at the London Business School on Friday that the CD as we know it is dead. According to Levy, record companies won’t be able to market CDs any longer without including ‘value added material’ and will have to…

Firefox Extension for uTorrent WebUI

The uTorrent WebUI can be used to access uTorrent from an external computer. This also opens the possibility to handle your torrents from your browser window. We've discovered a Firefox extension that makes using the WebUI a lot easier.

Free full-length horror films on BitTorrent.com

In celebration of Halloween, BitTorrent Inc. is offering full-length horror movies for download from their site. In the mood for some Halloween horror? If so, you’re in luck, because BitTorrent.com has put together some of the greatest cult & horror movies, courtesy Archive.org. There are 9 titles in all. We…

BitTorrent Site Admin Sent to Prison

The 23 year old Grant Stanley has been sentenced to five months in prison, followed by five months of home detention, and a $3000 fine for the work he put in the private BitTorrent tracker Elitetorrents.

Underage Finnish BitTorrent admins fined $60,000 each

Four out of eight administrators of the Finnish BitTorrent tracker “Finreactor” have been declared guilty in court and have to pay damages totalling 60,000 dollars each. The lawsuit against Finreactor has just come to a close (Finnish report). This is believed to be only the first of many filed against…