Sweden: A Safe Haven for Pirates

Sweden is considered to be a safe haven for Pirates, and received a special mention in the piracy report that was published this week by the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA).

MPAA Steals Code, Violates Linkware License

A blogger who wrote his own blogging engine called Forest Blog recently noticed that none other than the MPAA was using his work, and had completely violated his linkware license by removing all links back to the Forest Blog site, and had not credited him in any way.

ISP: Minimize Your BitTorrent Upload Speed!

Canadian ISP Shaw advises its customers to minimize their upload speed (set it to 1 Kb/s) to prevent their connections from slowing down. Sure, this way BitTorrent traffic will not be likely to interfere with your Internet browsing, but it will also take ages to download something off BitTorrent.

Subscribe to TV Shows with Torrent Episode Downloader

Torrent Episode Downloader, or Ted, is a cross-platform Java application that lets you easily subscribe to TV shows. It gives you a list of shows that are currently popular on BitTorrent networks, and automatically downloads the latest episodes of the shows you choose.

uTorrent 1.6.1 Released

A long awaited new version of the popular BitTorrent client uTorrent has been released today. The new release includes a fix for the remote exploit vulnerability that was discovered recently.

uTorrent Vulnerable to Remote Exploits

The popular BitTorrent client uTorrent is reported to be vulnerable to remote exploits. Such exploits allow hackers to gain remote access to, and control over your computer.