LOST: The Most Popular TV-Show on BitTorrent

An average episode of the hit series LOST is downloaded more than 500,000 times on BitTorrent, making it by far the most popular TV-show shared over the Internet, and one with approximately 5% of all its viewers watching via BitTorrent.

Limewire now supports BitTorrent downloads

The latest version (4.13) of Limewire now includes BitTorrent support. Although the tweaking options are limited at this point, it is good to see that it is all working fine. BitTorrent support will be extended to the free version in the near future.

How the MPAA knows where movies are Pirated

I've posted a story about the MPAA's piracy stats, and that NY is the pirate capital of the world. In the post I said that it was hard to track down the source of CAM releases, but that was a mistake.

New York: The Movie Pirate Capital

According to the MPAA, New York is a ‘movie pirate heaven’. It is reporting that 43 percent of all pirated (cam) movies in the US, and 20 percent of them worldwide are shot in New York theaters. I seriously wonder how they came up with these numbers, since it is…

Mininova Gets a Redesign

Mininova is currently working on a redesign. The new design aims to make the BitTorrent site more user friendly and to implement some new features. The new design is not complete yet, but a Beta version is up and running. The new features include: More “general info” about the torrents…

Be a Hero, Be a Pirate!

Independent Film director and writer David White urges people to pirate his movies, and put them all over the Internet. If people don’t pirate movies, independent film makers like himself will be forced to feed their children from the craft service table leftovers, and eventually the whole crew might starve…