Soundpedia now supports Indie artists

The Web2.0 bloated music streaming site “Soundpedia” just added a new section where Indie artists and labels can upload their singles and albums. A BitTorrent download section will be added in the near future. Soundpedia is a relatively unknown community, indexing albums and videos from commercial artists (for free). The…

Sony Buys Video Sharing site

Sony Pictures aquired the Youtube-like video sharing service “grouper”. CEO Michael Lynton announced this deal earlier today, and said Sony is paying $65 million dollar for the internet startup. For now Grouper will keep its current management, but they will be working closely with a team at Sony Pictures. Lynton…

Bill Gates a pirate?

Bill Gates admitted to watch pirated content on youtube. As you might know, the MPAA and RIAA are targeting youtube at the moment for its pirated content. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal Bill Gates said: WSJ: You watch physics lectures and Harlem Globetrotters [on YouTube]? Gates: This…

Azureus reaches milestone

The popular BitTorrent client (2 million downloads a month) Azureus just released version 2.5.0.0. The new release includes some great new features. To list a few: send a friend (screenshots) Reduced CPU usage Auto upload speed Ability to best guess folder you want to save torrent data to based on…

The Piratebay: The Movie

“Steal this film” is a series of documentaries about filesharing, and p2p networks. The first part is about the Piratebay, and their vision on the things that went down the end of May. In this documentary you’ll hear it straight from the Piratebay admins. How the raid went down, what…

riaa lawsuits have hurt my artists, says ceo Music label

“The major labels are using fear as a tactic to push these kids away from these P2P systems, you can’t use fear to change these behaviors, it just isn’t effective. These lawsuits have hurt my artists. We need to stop these lawsuits.” This is what Nettwerk CEO Terry McBride said…

BitTorrent Movie Download Chart (wk33)

A weekly returning chart listing the most popular BitTorrent movie downloads. Ranking Movie Seeds / Peers 1 (1) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 49,952 2 (2) Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 48,630 3 (4) The Benchwarmers 48,370 4 (5) Barnyard: The Original Party Animals 45,953 5…