RIAA and MPAA Fund Anti-Piracy Politicians

Over the last month or two, we have seen congressional investigations started and bills proposed to deal with file sharing. Not surprisingly, these politicians receive a fair amount of money from the RIAA and MPAA. Doesn't it make you wonder , Are these politicians for hire?

The Pirate Bay Servers Remain in Custody

It has been more than a year now since the servers of The Pirate Bay were raided, but Prosecutor HÃ¥kan Roswall again managed to extend the custody by presenting some doubtful arguments to the district court. He, and his team of experts now have until October to find evidence against…

Wyzo: The BitTorrent Browser

Wyzo is a new web-browser with BitTorrent support built in. The browser is built on the Firefox core, and includes an advanced BitTorrent plug-in called "FireTorrent", that works surprisingly well. FireTorrent is also available as a standalone add-on for Firefox.

Anti-Piracy Outfit to Spy On Usenet, Punish Legitimate Purchasers

It's normal these days for anti-piracy companies to target P2P protocols and applications such as BitTorrent, LimeWire and eDonkey. Targeting the newsgroups or Usenet is fairly unusual but add that to the fact that one particular company isn't going after pirates but the original content purchaser, this approach seems relatively…

Steal This Film II Needs Your Help

The second part of "Steal This Film" is currently in production. The documentary will cover the (r)evolution of piracy, and p2p in general. The filmmakers interviewed people like Bram Cohen, and admins from The Pirate Bay and Mininova, but they also want to hear from YOU! Get your 15 frames…