Disney Says Piracy Is A Business Model

Anne Sweeney, the president of the Disney-ABC television group explained that Piracy is a business model. She told that content providers should compete, instead of fight it.

BitTorrent Movie Download Chart (wk40)

This post has nothing to do with Google or Youtube, just this week’s most popular movie downloads on BitTorrent. Ranking Movie Seeds / Peers 1 (1) Jackass 2 49,556 2 (2) Scary Movie 4 48,404 3 (3) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 48,386 4 (-) Open Season 46,714…

EA Games: Challenge BitTorrent Users!

Apparently Electronic Arts is watching BitTorrent trackers, and started to send out letters to ISP’s of alleged copyright infringers. We’re used to copyright infringement letters form the RIAA and MPAA because it’s their core business, but letters from game developers are quite exceptional. A Destructoid reader reported that he was…

The Cost of Movie Piracy to the U.S

A recent study by the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) reveals that Movie Piracy not only has a direct impact on the movie business, but that is also affect the US economy on a larger scale.

The Pirates Are Out To Get You

This disturbs me. Apparently piracy funds organized crime and terrorism. We got to stop this because eh.. Cool is Copyright! The pirates are out to get you… Don’t let them brand you with their mark. Piracy funds organized crime and will destroy our film and video industry. Piracy costs jobs…

The Largest BitTorrent Search Engine on the Web?

A week ago several respectable sources including Digg and Slashdot reported that Btjunkie is the largest BitTorrent search site on the web. But both the methodology and the legitimacy of the source are doubtful. The sites refer to this article, that was featured on Digg and Slashdot. The winner (according…

Searching.com Flirts with BitTorrent Sites

Searching.com is still trying to keep their traffic up by generating incoming traffic from BitTorrent sites. This way searching.com appears to be a pretty popular search engine based on Alexa's traffic rank, while in fact most of the traffic is coming from redirected torrent searches.

TorrentPod Episode 7

Charlie is back with episode 7 of the official TorrentFreak podcast! Welcome to TorrentPod, the official pod/net/web- cast of TorrentFreak.com. Charlie is trying to get over his crashed hard drive, and managed to record another episode. Enjoy, and feel free to leave a (audio) comment if you have something to…