World Leaders Discuss Piracy

The world leaders are discussing todays world threatening problems at the G8 summit in Petersburg. They talk about the escalating situation in the Middle East, nuclear terrorism and… the war on piracy. The leaders of Britain, Canada, Russia, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and the United States agreed to combat piracy.…

John Edwards is Using BitTorrent

John Edwards, one of the democratic presidential candidates in 2004 is using BitTorrent to spread his campaign stuff. Campaigns are pretty expensive, so sharing bandwidth is a good idea. Edwards is likely to run for President again in 2008, so if you live in the USA, and you want a…

International Umbrella for Pirate Parties

Last week we reported that that several pro-piracy organizations launched the international project. Today an international meeting point for pirate-parties was announced. On their website they state: Across the world we may have loads of various experiences and ideas, resources that are untapped. This place will hopefully make for a…

Elephants Dream

Elephants Dream is a computer generated short movie. The movie was produced in about 8 months and the rendering of the graphics took 125 days with each frame using 2.8GB of memory. The great thing about the project is that the movie is made entirely using Open Source software. The…

Sharman Dropped p2pnet Case

Two months ago P2Pnet owner Jon Newton and four anonymous commenters were drawn into a libel suit filed by Sharman Networks and Kazaa CEO Nikki Hemming. But now it seems that Sharman Networks dropped the case for some mysterious reason Jon writes: Two months after receiving a summons telling me…

Bram Cohen on the Web2.0 Show

BitTorrent founder Bram Cohen was interviewed by Chris and Josh on the Web2.0 Show. Bram talks about BitTorrent’s deal with the MPAA and Warner Bros. And about the past and the future of his amazing filesharing protocol. No breaking news, but it’s a good podcast. link

Privacy Prevails, BREIN Loses

Dutch anti-p2p organization BREIN has been thwarted in its bid to force five ISPs to reveal the identities of alleged file sharers

The Pig and the Box

A heartbreaking tale about a pig that invents his very own DRM to protect the powers of the magic box he found. Inspired by the harsh Anti-Piracy campaigns targeted at kids. The Pig and the Box is about a pig who finds a magic box that can replicate anything you…