Podtropolis is Back

The popular Ipod torrent site Podtropolis is back. Podtropolis was forced to close its doors in July 2006, because they were unable to pay the server bills. Podtropolis asked for donations several times, but it was not enough to keep the site in the air. A couple of weeks later…

Indie Bands on BitTorrent.com

BitTorrent is teaming up with indie-labels and bands. A short video about Death Cab for Cutie, songs and movies from The Postal Service and The Shins, and more good stuff. Death Cab for Cutie uploaded an exclusive electronic press kit (video) that provides an insightful look into the personalities of…

TorrentPod Episode 6

Episode 6 already of the official TorrentFreak podcast! Enjoy the show and drop a comment. Welcome to TorrentPod, the official podcast of TorrentFreak.com. Join your host Charlie as he delves into this weeks latest news. Enjoy, and feel free to leave a (audio) comment if you have something to say…

Swedish Elections: The Pirate Party Sails On

The Swedish Election turned out to be a litlle disappointing for The Pirate Party. However, it was the first time the Ship was in the “open water”, but definitely not the last. This Swedish election has been special in many ways. It was if though the parliamentary parties and the…

A Letter from the RIAA

This is a nice illustration of what a letter from the RIAA would probably look like if you cut out the legal terms and restrictions.

Azureus Adds Featured Content

Azureus added a searchable database of featured content to their website. This new feature is likely to be a part of the shift towards implementing a (commercial) content layer. The featured content page includes several types of free and legal media, ranging from the latest Rocketboom episodes to Rob Costlow’s…

Snarf-it Disappeared, Servers Seized?

The popular BitTorrent site Snarf-it.org is down at the moment. Apparently some incompetent people at the datacentre messed up the server. At Snarf-it.org we read this funny coverstory: Where is Snarf-It? Your guess is as good as ours, at some point last night our database servers disappeared, and we really…

Xtorrent public beta 1 reviewed

The much hyped Mac BitTorrent client from my friend David Watanabe is now available for download. We first covered it a week ago when it was announced. Even though it's still in testing, we've decided to do a review of it.