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…

A middle finger

The RIAA sues dead people, The MPAA is stalking and hacking, The BPI mistreats children. So…

Use Gmail to search torrents

Gmail is more than a useful email service. In just a few steps you can turn it into your personal torrent search engine. And by using labels and filters you can keep your inbox clean.

30 Days of DRM

Canada may be facing its own DMCA according to Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa. And, “given the strength of the copyright lobby, we may need protection from the next copyright bill,” he says. With that in mind, tomorrow Giest launches…