European file-sharers were given a huge legal boost today when the Advocate General to the European Court of Justice declared that EU law does not allow Internet Service Providers to be forced to reveal the personal details of people accused of file sharing.
A group of Harry Potter fans are collectively typing out "Deathly Hallows", the final episode in the Harry Potter series, from photographs leaked of each page in the book.
Our friend Niek who runs mininova posted a series of hilarious e-mails that he received from Mininova users. A sneak peek into the daily business of a BitTorrent site admin.
Our server took some terrible beats over the past few hours. Was it Harry Potter's magic spell? Or perhaps our anti-piracy friends?
The decision to become an administrator of a BitTorrent tracker can be a difficult one. Even if one puts aside the issues surrounding legality in certain countries, to the inexperienced there's a technical mountain to climb. Thanks to XBTIT team, the mountain has eased to a small incline, bringing tracker…
The final book in the Harry Potter series has been leaked to BitTorrent. A torrent with photographs of each page of the American edition of "Deathly Hallows" has shown up on multiple torrent sites.
BitTorrent users are facing a new enemy. A BitTorrent client named ZipTorrent, allegedly created by our friends from the anti-piracy organization Media Defender, leeches bandwith and spreads useless data chunks.
The German music industry has obtained a temporary injunction against the operator of an eDonkey server, ordering the site offline while it's involved - even indirectly - in the unauthorized distribution of copyright music works.