TorrentPod Episode 42

And yet another Podcast from Charlie, late as usual due to some technical problems. Here's TorrentPod episode 42, Enjoy!

US Pirate Party Starts in Utah

The Pirate Party of the United States, a sister organization to the Swedish Piratpartiet, has officially announced that it is forming a state party in Utah. This is the first state that this burgeoning political party has announced it is forming in.

uTorrent Takes on the BitTorrent Scammers

P2P 'scam sites' masquerade as genuine file-sharing sites but con inexperienced file-sharers into paying 'subscriptions' for free software, such as BitTorrent clients and bombard them with ads and popups. uTorrent has had enough of one such site making profit from their work and is stepping up to the mark to…

Google Filters Torrents From Search Results

Google has been filtering its search results for years. That's proven very useful for the Chinese government, and of course content owner representatives like the MPAA and RIAA. According to Google, the filtering of torrents from the search results is a response to the DMCA complaints they receive.

Television Studios Embrace BitTorrent

From loathing and resisting BitTorrent and the illegal distribution of their shows to encouraging downloading and leaking pilots, TV studios have a come a long way. The creator of 'Weeds' is stoked that someone pirated her show.

uTorrent and WinZip New Targets of BitTorrent Malware

The best torrent software clients like uTorrent or Azureus are free, no strings attached. However, some companies are making money tricking novice users into installing bad clients, bad media players and even bad Winzip-like software. We expose them and their badware and show you how to block them.

The Pirate Bay Now Has a Forum

The Pirate Bay has been around for more than three years now, but it never really had an online community for people to discuss filesharing issues with fellow pirates. But now, together with the relaunch of SuprNova, they opened up a new forum at