Private BitTorrent Trackers Vulnerable To Anonymous Leechers

Since the birth of restrictions, there's always been someone ready to set-free. BitTorrent set media free and then for a multitude of reasons, private torrent trackers restricted it. It appears that a group of people have published a method to allow non-members to leech private trackers for free. But at…

The Pirate Bay Won’t Bow Down to “Weak” US Government

US authorities, The MPAA and other antipirates are desperately trying to come up with new arguments to cease The Pirate Bay's activities, but the popular BitTorrent tracker is not planning to back down. Pirate Bay admin Brokep notes: "The US government is losing popularity every day in Europe, and people…

MPAA Pushes Lawmakers to Criminalize Movie Camming

The MPAA is currently on a world tour trying to convince politicians to introduce legislation that criminalizes the recording of movies in cinemas. The MPAA already succeeded in Canada, Japan and Italy, and their next stop is the UK.

Opera 9.50 Kestrel Adds BitTorrent Peer Exchange

Opera, the popular multi-platform browser has supported BitTorrent for some time now. After more than a year of development, the release of v9.50 Alpha sees the introduction of a uTorrent compatible Peer Exchange feature which will hopefully help to speed up transfers and reduce tracker load.

BitTorrent Brings Evil Villain Back from the Dead

When anti-piracy outfits describe BitTorrent users, very often they demonize them by labeling them as evil thieves who do nothing but bad. Their collective propaganda departments will blow a fuse when they discover that at least one user has downloaded material in order to bring an evil villain back to…

BitTorrent Continues to Dominate Internet Traffic

A recent analysis of the latest P2P trends wordwide shows that BitTorrent is still the most popular filesharing protocol. BitTorrent traffic is still on the rise and responsible for 50-75% of all P2P traffic and roughly 40% of all Internet traffic.