Warez Leader Faces 10 Years in Jail

After spending nearly 3 years in a detention center fighting his extradition from Australia, a leader of notorious warez group 'DrinkorDie' was yesterday arraigned before a U.S. District Court to face charges of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement and one count of actual criminal copyright infringement. If found guilty…

MonoTorrent Beta 2 Released

Google's Summer of Code produces something fantastic each year. Last year, a developer created a set of BitTorrent client libraries using Mono and C# called BitSharp, which was later renamed MonoTorrent. It has just received a major update.

BitTorrent Most Popular in Australia

A web traffic analysis shows that BitTorrent is popular among Australians, more popular than in every other country in the world. Australia is followed by Romania and Greece, the US ranks 12th

The First BitTorrent

Sure, Bram Cohen wrote it up, but the idea of chopping up stuff, and putting it back together is not that revolutionary. This one is a leecher though.

Integrating BitTorrent in Vista Media Centre

A new project by the name of Aufero integrates BitTorrent in the Windows Vista Media Centre. According to the unnamed developer, Aufero is an attempt to bring BitTorrent content to your living room sofa.

Sweden: A Safe Haven for Pirates

Sweden is considered to be a safe haven for Pirates, and received a special mention in the piracy report that was published this week by the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA).

MPAA Steals Code, Violates Linkware License

A blogger who wrote his own blogging engine called Forest Blog recently noticed that none other than the MPAA was using his work, and had completely violated his linkware license by removing all links back to the Forest Blog site, and had not credited him in any way.