Japanese RIAA Now Understands BitTorrent

The ISP of fenopy.com received a threat letter today from the RIAJ, the Japanese equivalent of the RIAA. The email included a list of torrents that linked to copyrighted work of Robbie Williams, P-Diddy and Jay-Z, and demanded the immediate takedown of the site in question.

TorrentPod Episode 9

Episode 9 of the official TorrentFreak podcast is live! 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 in general. There’s more good stuff…

The Market 2.0

Florian Hufsky, the captain of the Austrian Pirate Party sent me this. Sometimes a picture says more than a thousand words. Feel free to share this picture!

IFPI bars professors from entering Anti-Piracy press conference

The IFPI, the international arm of the RIAA reportedly barred a handful of university professors from entering their press conference. The professors are from the Centre for Technology and Society, a part of the prestigious Brazilian think-tank Fundação Getulio Vargas. The reason for barring those professors entry could be that…