‘IFPI Advertising’ Boosts Visitors To Blocked File-Sharing Site

Last week a court ruled that Israel's largest ISPs should block access to HttpShare, a BitTorrent and http hyperlink site. Thanks to what the owners call "IFPI advertising", the site is now so busy they've had to upgrade their hardware. TorrentFreak caught up with them as they cracked open the…

TorrentLeech is Down Due to DoS Attack

With over 150,000 users, TorrentLeech is without doubt one of the most popular private BitTorrent communities. Sadly, during the last few weeks the site suffered annoying setbacks in the form of hacking attempts, and most recently, a denial-of-service attack which has rendered the site unusable.

A Sneak Peek at What.cd’s Project Gazelle

A few months back, project Gazelle was announced by What.cd, a new tracker suite for private BitTorrent sites. The first trials of it in Alpha have now started, and the big question is: How does it shape up?

EMI Stays With IFPI On Condition it Pays Less to Chase Pirates

After originally threatening to leave, London-based EMI Records has confirmed it will remain a member of the IFPI. With its self-imposed deadline of March 31st 2008 looming, the company has struck a deal so that EMI - together with other members - will now contribute less to anti-piracy activities.

The BitTorrent Legend Returns: I Am aXXo

During November last year we reported that the popular DVD ripper aXXo had decided to take a break and stop releasing new material for a while. It now seems that he is back in business. A few hours ago aXXo uploaded his first movie in months. He chose "I Am…

Anonymize BitTorrent Transfers with BTGuard

BTGuard is an easy to use proxy service that adds an extra layer of privacy to your BitTorrent transfers. The service is designed for BitTorrent users who don't want their ISPs or any third party to log or throttle their IPs or traffic.