Merry Christmas

Christmas… there is no way to escape from it. Even uTorrent hired their personal Santa, accompanied by some awfull music, to wish me a merry christmas. Read further to see the pic. Anyway, Merry Chrismas to you all.

BitTorrent’s popularity is growing

Despite of all the lawsuits and several desperate attempts to shut down torrent sites, BitTorrent's popularity is still growing. Based on Alexa rankings, the bigger torrent sites still seem to grow. And besides this, new sites a launched succesfully.

MPAA about BitTorrent

Slyck interviewed Dean Garfield, the Vice President and Director of Legal Affairs of the MPAA.

BitTorrent is hiring

Are you really into BitTorrent and looking for a job? Bram Cohen can use a little help. BitTorrent inc. is looking for: Webdesigners Product managers Python engineers Support managers Marketing directors Check it out!

Canadian ISP is throttling BitTorrent traffic

The Canadian ISP "Rogers" has started to kill all BitTorrent traffic on their network. Rogers uses a bit-shaping application to throttle the traffic that is generated by BitTorrent and other p2p applications.

Unwanted torrents

A group of "hackers" is auto-installing BitTorrent on pc's infected with the Lockx.exe Rootkit. They use this to "infect" those pc's with horrible disney cartoons and mr. Bean movies. Inconvenient, but not really dangerous... however, you can easily imagine how they can use this to spread more evil things.