Australians Next on the P2P Lawsuit Hitlist

Facing failure in their quest to force ISPs to warn and disconnect file-sharers, the anti-piracy division of the Australian music industry is now threatening to go the route of the RIAA and start taking legal action against individuals.

iTunes Store Mistakingly Leaks Stargate Atlantis Episode

Apple has made a huge mistake by offering the fourth episode of the popular science fiction TV-show "Stargate Atlantis" instead of the season premiere via its iTunes store. Soon after the episode leaked it spread to BitTorrent and other P2P networks.

TorrentSpy Traffic Plunges After US Ban

The MPAA has caused TorrentSpy, once the most popular BitTorrent site, some serious headaches. After a federal judge ordered TorrentSpy to log all user data stored in RAM, they decided to block access to US users, consequently their traffic dropped significantly.

BitTorrent Addiction: The Thrill of the Chase

It's great to have access to a huge library of media via your torrent client, no one can deny that, but for many users BitTorrent is more than just a functional tool. It's become an addictive hobby, with puzzles to solve and treasures to find. Servers and Traffic: 2006 vs 2007 has experienced some massive growth over the past year. The number of visitors went up from less than a million per day to 3 million, and to keep everything running smoothly the server park nearly tripled from 7 to 19 servers.

Demonoid Aftermath: An Open Letter to the CRIA


In the aftermath of the recent demonoid turmoil, "A former music buyer" posted an open letter to the CRIA - an impressive summary of what's wrong with the music industry and how they alienate their customers. The RIAA and the CRIA have to rethink their business models, closing down p2p…

Crackdown on File-Sharers Trading in Gay Porn

After being a relative safe-haven for file-sharers, the sharing of porn is becoming the latest target for increased legal action. Following on from promised action against people involved in mainstream porn, a leading distributor of gay porn is now flexing its muscles against those it accuses of infringing its copyrights.