BitTorrent Movie Download Chart (wk32)

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 49,623 2 (NEW) Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 48,247 3 (2) Superman Returns 47,723 4 (3) The Benchwarmers 45,502 5 (NEW) Barnyard: The…

Dutch ISP’s are rethinking collaboration with BREIN

The Dutch ISP XS4all stated that they are willing to work with the anti-piracy organization BREIN in their “war on piracy”. At the same time, another ISP (UPC) said they were planning to release the names and addresses of some of the heavy “illegal filesharers” to BREIN. Interestingly, last month…

Where the riaa gets its money

If it was up to the RIAA, nobody would copy music anymore. The funny thing is however, blank media and media recorders bring a lot of money to the RIAA. You might probably not be aware of this, but every time somebody buys a cd-recorder in the US, $2 goes…

New Law empowers Anti-piracy lobby in Sweden

Johan Linander, a member of the Swedish parliament for the Center Party writes that a new law, based on EU directives, has been proposed by the Ministry of Justice. This law makes it possible for “copyright holders” to demand customer info tied to IP addresses that allegedly infringe copyright. We…

Dying is no excuse says the RIAA

The RIAA is known for their shameless actions, there's really now way to escape a lawsuit. Take the Warner Bros. v. Scantlebury case for example.

Swedish Pirate Party attended the Stockholm Pride festival

Last week was the Stockholm Pride festival, which is arranged by the Swedish homo/bi/transsexual community. The festival has been a huge success in recent years. It is supported by the established Swedish society - authorities, media. organizations of various kinds back it up.

TorrentFreak welcomes Mathias

TorrentFreak was pretty much a one man thing, but that’s about to change. I would like to introduce you to Mathias Hellsten, our new contributer from Sweden. Why? Well there are a couple of reasons. First of all, I thought it would be nice to have an insider reporting from…

Review: The Wireless BitTorrent router

I heard some stories about the Asus WL-700gE, aka "the BitTorrent router" a couple of months ago. It was announced as the ultimate gadget for torrent freaks, so I decided to buy one as soon as it was available. That was three weeks ago.