The Corporate Enemies of Filesharers

If they aren't shutting down your favourite torrent site and sending you infringement notices they're filling your network with fakes, sueing you and invading your privacy. So who are the enemies of P2P and what are they doing to ruin your file-sharing experience? If you share files, it's time to…

BitTorrent.com Launches Video Store

BitTorrent Inc has released the final details of their long awaited video store. The store itself will go live this Monday, and will offer movie rentals at $2.99 - $3.99, and "download to own" TV shows and music videos for $1.99. The "BitTorrent Entertainment Network" will start off with 5000+…

BitFox Adds BitTorrent Support to Firefox

BitFox is a Firefox extension that aims to make downloading torrents "as simple as downloading a file over a HTTP or FTP connection." Still under development, BitFox is expected to offer the kind of BitTorrent integration Opera currently has.

Man Faces Jail for Uploading Oscar Screener

A man who obtained a DVD Screener movie from his sister - an active Oscars voter - and uploaded it onto the internet has been charged with criminal copyright infringement and is facing the prospect of 3 years in jail.

The Pirate Bay Servers Stay in Sweden

A little over a month ago the Pirate Bay crew announced that they were planning to buy Sealand, a micronation located just a couple of miles off the UK coast. Many assumed that this was an attempt to move their servers in order to circumvent copyright laws, but it now…

SXSW 2007 Embraces BitTorrent: Over 700 Free MP3s

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference is one of the biggest and most popular music festivals in the United States. For the third year in a row now, SXSW released a DRM-less collection of songs that can be downloaded for free with your favorite BitTorrent client.