German Pirate Party Celebrates First Birthday

The German Pirate Party, or Piratenpartei Deutschland (PIRATEN, for short) just celebrated it's one-year birthday, and we had the opportunity to sit down with one of their party to have a little chat, to explore their aims and goals for the next year, as well as look at what they…

How the Porn Industry Plans to Wipe Out BitTorrent

With all the negative reporting about BitTorrent in the mainstream media, you could be forgiven for thinking that an anti-piracy crackdown against torrent sites would be a depressing issue. On the contrary, the porn industry's approach to dealing with BitTorrent raises more than a few smiles.

Porn Industry to Take on BitTorrent Sites

Porn industry representatives gathered at an anti-piracy conference last week to discuss solutions to the ever growing amount of pirated porn that's traded on BitTorrent sites and other P2P-networks.

BitTorrent Anime Downloaders Offered Amnesty

Odex, the anime distribution company that threatened thousands of BitTorrent users it claims it caught distributing its material has made a new offer to those it accuses: Stop downloading our stuff right now and we won't take any action against you.

Convicted BitTorrent Admin Fights for his Right to Use Linux

Scott McCausland, a convicted ex-administrator of the EliteTorrents BitTorrent tracker is going back to court to fight for his right to use Ubuntu GNU/Linux while he is home confined. The US government is forcing him to use Windows, because that's the only OS their monitoring software can run on.

Private BitTorrent Trackers Vulnerable To Anonymous Leechers

Since the birth of restrictions, there's always been someone ready to set-free. BitTorrent set media free and then for a multitude of reasons, private torrent trackers restricted it. It appears that a group of people have published a method to allow non-members to leech private trackers for free. But at…