One of the most popular and prolific filesharing news sites, p2pnet.net is up for sale. In a post on the site, Canadian owner Jon writes that he no longer has the time and money to run p2pnet.net. We were lucky enough to get an exclusive interview with him.
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His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Sealand said in an interview with 'CBC The Hour' that buying Sealand is probably a good way to circumvent international copyright law, but that he won't sell sealand to the Pirate Bay.
We had the chance to talk to Bram Cohen, the inventor of BitTorrent and the co-founder if BitTorrent Inc. He goes into detail about the recent the acquisition of uTorrent, how to deal with encrypting ISPs, a streamable version of BitTorrent, BitTorrent's arrangement with the MPAA, and much more.
The Pirate Bay has made its intentions of purchasing a country quite clear. Apparently, negotiations with Sealand are still under way. But they aren't just looking at Sealand, but a number of other 'micronations' as well.
Isohunt.com, one of the most popular BitTorrent search engines was taken offline by its ISP. The takedown is most likely related to the lawsuit initiated by the MPAA last year.
BitThief, the BitTorrent client that downloads torrents without uploading is spying on its users. Apparently the client is not only cheating on the BitTorrent community, it could also be a potential risk for the leechers that use the client.
I am proud to announce TorrentFreak's new look. It should be running smoothly, but feel free to drop a comment if you catch a bug.