How Relakksed is Relakks?

Earlier today we wrote that the Swedish Pirate Party introduced a completely anonymous internet service called relakks. However, how anonymous is it, and is it really a darknet?

Pirate Party introduces anonymous internet

The Swedish Pirate Party introduced a completely anonymous internet service called relakks. Relakks makes it possible to browse the web, and use p2p-applications (like BitTorrent) without being monitored by your ISP or anti-piracy gangs like the MPAA and RIAA.

LEOPARD V10.5 PREVIEW Leaked

A week ago Apple CEO Steve Jobs gave the public a sneak peak of the Leopard OS at Apple’s developer conference. A few days later a BETA version of Leopard, handed out to members of the Apple Dev Connection, is being shared on several torrent sites. Despite the fact that…

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…