Massive Leak of Pre-Air TV Shows: Piracy or Promotion?

Several TV shows from the upcoming TV season have leaked to BitTorrent over the past week. Weeds, Chuck, The Sarah Connor Chonicles, Pushing Daisies, Californication, Brotherhood and Dexter, to name a few. It makes you wonder, Is this the work of hardcore pirates or just a new form of promotion…

uTorrent Mobile UI Goes Live Tomorrow

An independently developed mobile user-interface for uTorrent, appropriately named uTorrent mUI, is going live tomorrow. Located at, the interface will allow you to remotely control your torrents from just about any mobile browser, including Opera Mini.

Anti-Piracy Outfit’s Business Model On Life-Support

Swiss anti-piracy outfit Logistep has been travelling around Europe, threatening and bullying P2P users in Germany, Britain, France, Italy and anywhere else where the courts will allow them to operate. File-sharers have had enough and now - at long last - so have the courts.

Filtering Torrents: The Pirate Bay vs. Torrentspy & Isohunt

Torrentspy and Isohunt announced that they will give content owners a "carte blanche" to remove torrents from their BitTorrent search engines last month. The perfect solution for content owners and site admins says Torrentspy - a nightmare according to The Pirate Bay.

Mininova Launches SFW Video Site

The Mininova team launched Snotr, their very own video upload service today. The site focuses on funny and interesting video clips that are SFW (safe for work) - meaning no adult content, no extreme violence and no racism.

Critical BitTorrent Vulnerability Found in Opera Browser

The cross platform browser Opera has been discovered to contain another critical vulnerability affecting its BitTorrent engine, one which leaves it wide open for a malicious user to run arbitrary code, potentially taking remote control of the host machine.

MPAA Responds to Harry Potter Leak

MPAA CEO Dan Glickman was devastated by the leak of the last Harry Potter book. Ironically, the MPAA has been caught pirating others work more than once. So who's the real pirate here?