Mininova Reaches 1 Billion Downloads

Mininova, one of the most popular BitTorrent search engines just passed the 1 billion torrent downloads mark. We had the chance to do an exclusive interview with Niek, one of the founders of mininova.

BitTornado Bans All BitComet Users

BitTornado developer John Hoffman, better known as Shad0w, decided to ban BitComet users from accessing his client. Shad0w says that BitComet is gaming the system and stealing precious bandwidth, which results in slower speeds for all non-Bitcomet users.

24 Season 6 Leaked on BitTorrent

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Episode 1 of the highly anticipated 6th season of "24" has been leaked onto BitTorrent, even Jack Bauer couldn't stop it. For those unlucky chaps who don't know, 24 is the wildly popular TV show that has fans the world over dying for each new episode.

ISP Forced to Reveal Identity Dutchtorrent Admin

A Dutch judge ruled that ISP 'KPN' has to hand over the name and address of the admin of dutchtorrent.org to the Piracy watchdog BREIN. Dutchtorrent.org is one of the smaller BitTorrent sites, hosted on a private ADSL connection.

A Simple Way to Remotely Download Torrents on the Mac

There are many ways to remotely initiate BitTorrent downloads, but most are complicated and require tweaking. Here's an easy way to remotely download torrents with only an instant messaging application and a BitTorrent client.