Microsoft Frames VistaTorrent Cease and Desist Letter

Mirosoft gave the guys behind vistatorrent.com a framed version of the cease and desist letter that took down their site. Although the demand for Microsoft’s second Vista Beta is extremely high, Microsoft refused to release a torrent for “security” reasons. At the Gnomedex conference Chris Pirillo, one of the organizers,…

uTorrent 1.6 released

The lightweight BitTorrent client just released version 1.6. uTorrent is an extremely light, but feature rich torrent client, and the winner of the BitTorrent client comparison. changes, fixes and new features include: * Added “Completed On” column * Allow torrents in list to be renamed * Pause in tetris!! (we…

Allpeers Review

Allpeers is a revolutionary Firefox extension that let you share pictures, music and videos within Firefox. The extension makes it possible to share pictures, music and video’s within Firefox. The extension is currently in the Beta-testing phase. Dmitri Popov, one of the Allpeers Beta testers wrote a reviewed the extension…

Prosecutor Compares Piratebay And Bureau of Piracy With Terrorists

Piratebay's hosting company PRQ had demanded the return of both paperwork and computer equipment seized by police However the Stockholm District Court ruled that they stay with the police a little longer, and prosecutor Håkan Roswall defended this by comparing The Piratebay and the Bureau of Piracy (Piratbyrån) with terrorists.

Pirate Legal Insurance

A Swedish company is offering insurance against p2p lawsuits and fines. And it’s pretty cheap actually, just $19 US Dollars per year. So if you get in trouble with the MPAA or the RIAA, your insurance company will handle the bills for you. Now this is a great idea. And…

Police Will Not Return Piratebay Servers

The police will not return the Piratebay servers that were raided last month. The servers were seized after the US government threatened Sweden According to the local, Internet hosting company PRQ had demanded the return of both paperwork and computer equipment seized by police, saying that the material had no…

The Grokster Case: One Year Later

The Grokster decision made filesharing companies vulnerable. The court ruled that they can be sued if they encourage people to share copyrighted material was a great victory for Hollywood, and was believed to be the end of filesharing by some. But now, one year later, peer-to-peer technologies flourish more than…

GNi Selected to Support the BitTorrent.com Video Download Service

BitTorrent inc. is developing a video download website to distribute movies online. They are still negotiating with several movie studio’s, but today they selected GNi to “host” their online Video Store. GNi signed an agreement with BitTorrent Inc., to provide an IP transit Internet address for streaming videos at one…