EMI music boss: “The CD is dead”

The CEO & chairman of EMI Music, Alain Levy told an audience at the London Business School on Friday that the CD as we know it is dead. According to Levy, record companies won’t be able to market CDs any longer without including ‘value added material’ and will have to…

Firefox Extension for uTorrent WebUI

The uTorrent WebUI can be used to access uTorrent from an external computer. This also opens the possibility to handle your torrents from your browser window. We've discovered a Firefox extension that makes using the WebUI a lot easier.

Free full-length horror films on BitTorrent.com

In celebration of Halloween, BitTorrent Inc. is offering full-length horror movies for download from their site. In the mood for some Halloween horror? If so, you’re in luck, because BitTorrent.com has put together some of the greatest cult & horror movies, courtesy Archive.org. There are 9 titles in all. We…

BitTorrent Site Admin Sent to Prison

The 23 year old Grant Stanley has been sentenced to five months in prison, followed by five months of home detention, and a $3000 fine for the work he put in the private BitTorrent tracker Elitetorrents.

Underage Finnish BitTorrent admins fined $60,000 each

Four out of eight administrators of the Finnish BitTorrent tracker “Finreactor” have been declared guilty in court and have to pay damages totalling 60,000 dollars each. The lawsuit against Finreactor has just come to a close (Finnish report). This is believed to be only the first of many filed against…

TorrentPod Episode 10

Here’s Episode 10 of the official TorrentFreak podcast! A lot of good stuff this time… Welcome to TorrentPod, the official pod/net/web- cast of TorrentFreak.com. Enjoy, and feel free to leave a (audio) comment if you have something to say to Charlie, or if you want to comment on the show…

A “Napster Moment” for TV Downloads

The "Tape it off the Internet" project is currently in the final stages of the closed Beta program. TIOTI might very well be a realistic representation of what the future of TV will look like.

P2P usage going down in Canada

The latest survey conducted for the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) is showing a major decrease in filesharing activity in Canada.