Allpeers vs. Slyck

Slyck did its best to dig up as much dirt as possible about the AllPeers extension. The article raises valid questions, but perhaps it would have been a good idea to actually confront the guys from AllPeers with these questions. Anyway, judge for yourself Slyck article vs. Allpeers response

Game developer releasing fake games

Game developer “introversion” is planning to release “faked” versions of their new games as soon as a pirated copy pops up. The faked versions will look like the real deal, but are in fact nothing more than a demo version. Introversion states: “You can’t stop peer-to-peer file sharing, so the…

Metalinker: integrating http, ftp and p2p

We’ve all seen those download pages where a couple of http, ftp and BitTorrent mirrors are listed. We often just pick one of there, but wouldn’t it be great if you could use them all at the same time? Metalinker has the solution. It works like this, the .metalink file…

9 BitTorrent how-to’s

Here's a roundup of some of the how-to articles that appeared on TorrentFreak over the past few months. Might be useful to some of the new readers.

AOL to sell movies and TV-shows online

AOL efforts to offset losses expected following its decision to drop subscription fees for some high-speed customers mean it, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer will team up. Buffy is among movies and TV shows AOL hopes to peddle for between $10 and $20 each through its new video site. “The…

Dutch court forces isp to hand over name

A Dutch judge has decided today that ISP UPC has to hand over the name and address of one of its customers to the Piracy Watchdog BREIN. The customer in question is a so called “heavy” illegal filesharer. Last week we reported that UPC said they were planning to release…