BitTorrent Admin Monitored by US Government, Forced to Dump GNU/Linux

Sk0t, an ex-administrator of the EliteTorrents BitTorrent tracker is to have his internet connection forcibly monitored by the US Government. If that wasn't bad enough, the monitoring software is Windows based - which means he is being forced to ditch GNU/Linux - or face being barred from the internet.

Comcast Wrongfully Denies Interfering with BitTorrent

Last week we reported that Comcast is making it impossible for its customers to seed files on BitTorrent. Not surprisingly, Comcast's PR department does all it can to deny there allegations, but we - and with us some of the leading BitTorrent developers - know better.

SuprNova: The Legend Returns Today

The legendary BitTorrent site "SuprNova" will return today, courtesy of The Pirate Bay. Not surprisingly, the new and improved SuprNova has a special message to the copyright police: "You are the past and the forgotten, we are the Internet and the future".

Franz Ferdinand Encourage Fans to Pirate New Track

Franz Ferdinand have talked about downloading and piracy in the past. They have admitted to illegally copying music and expressed their support for file-sharing. Now they appear to have gone one step further by encouraging fans to pirate their latest track - a cover-version of a David Bowie song.

Police Target ‘Pirate Cinema’ Fuelled by Downloaded Movies

The latest blockbuster movies downloaded via BitTorrent are fuelling a 'Pirate Cinema' with free entry for all. However, as usual, an anti-piracy outfit has other ideas and with help from three police cars filled with officers, managed to detain the organizers and confiscate equipment.

TorrentPod Episode 43

And yet another Podcast from Charlie, late as usual due to some technical problems. Here's TorrentPod episode 43, Enjoy!