Despite public protests both online and on the streets of Stockholm, the Swedish parliament has voted in favor of a new "wiretapping" law which invades the privacy of its citizens by allowing the government to monitor web traffic and phone calls, without the need for court orders or similar authorization.
Over the past few months, many countries have looked into the possibility of disconnecting file-sharers from the Internet. Today, France is the first to present their new "3-strikes" law, which allows anti-piracy outfits such as IFPI, RIAA and MPAA to police the Internet.
With his tongue firmly in his cheek, Kid Rock has been commenting on file-sharing again but says he doesn't need to steal himself, because he's rich - but not rich enough, as it turns out. Kid Rock announced that he's boycotting iTunes because he says between Apple and the labels,…
TV shows are by far the most wanted files via BitTorrent, and according to some, it's fast becoming the modern day TiVo. But what are all those people downloading? Let's find out, and take a look at this weeks "Most pirated TV-episodes" chart.
These days, although DRM is almost universally hated, it's not a new reaction - people have always hated it. We take a look at an innovative device designed to thwart 1980's pirates and hope and pray that no-one reintroduces this one. Love it or hate it, it's one of the…
After 5 years, the popular BitTorrent client Azureus is no more. The Vuze team has officially abandoned the Azureus name and the new "social" BitTorrent client is now completely integrated into the Vuze content distribution platform.
A recent study on the music consumption habits of today's youth shows that most of them download music illegally. However, music is more popular than ever and 80 percent of the participants indicate that they would pay for a legal filesharing service, if only one was available.
The top 10 most downloaded DVDrips on BitTorrent, "Drillbit Taylor" tops the chart this week.