While students at universities in the US are pressured by the RIAA, Cardiff University citing pressure from increasing numbers of copyright infringement notices, has taken out a blunt instrument and banned it's students from accessing some of the world's largest BitTorrent sites, regardless of the legitimate content they contain.
The BitTorrent Video Store that was launched less than two weeks ago is facing some serious DRM issues. It is virtually impossible to play a great deal of the Movies and TV-shows they sell on computers that have a graphics driver older than 20 months.
Allpeers is a P2P extension for Firefox that allows you to share pictures, music, and movies via BitTorrent. There's no interface to download "normal" torrents yet, but this may change now AllPeers decoded to go open-source.
We all know how popular file-sharing has become but with six file-sharing applications occupying the first six places in SourceForge's Top 10 All-Time Downloads, surely the people have spoken. We love sharing files and we enjoy - no, we demand - Open Source!
P2Plawsuits.com now offers an easy 4-step process to hand over your money to the RIAA. This is the confirmation message that an anonymous blogger received after paying 3,456.23 to the RIAA.
The 10 most downloaded DVDrips on BitTorrent this week. Oscar winner "The Departed" tops the chart this week
"On Piracy" is a detailed and insightful documentary about picacy, DRM, copyright law, and digital media, with views from both sides of the fence. And the good thing is, the DVD can be downloaded for free.
What we all should know about Sex, Drugs, and Alcohol. Educational clips from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Times have changed, or have they? The films are all in the public domain, and can be downloaded over BitTorrent, or from archive.org.