BitTorrent Pirates vs MPAA Ninjas

It's probably the most famous hypothetical fist-fight in the history of the internet, so what better way to bring it up to date with events in the P2P world than to have our own fight? It's an epic battle of good versus evil. So who will win? BitTorrent Pirates or…

Anti-DRM T-Shirt Design Contest

Most of us would agree that DRM is doomed to fail. Unfortunately the Music and Movie Industry is not convinced yet, we still have to let them know that we (their consumers) are against DRM. What better way to do this than organizing an Anti-DRM T-Shirt contest? Spread the word,…

The Pirate Bay: “It’s Coming!”

ThePirateBay's brokep made a cryptic post on TPB's blog a little over an hour ago. "It's coming" he tells us. If that post was made on any other torrent site, you might get a little bit of interest but of course this is not 'just another torrent site'. This is…

Using Adsense to Fight Malicious BitTorrent Clients

Torrent101, Torrentq and Bitroll are three malware supported BitTorrent clients which are heavily advertised on BitTorrent sites. They try to lure naive users into downloading these clients wiith catchy phrases like "We use unique technology to increase the download speed of your torrents". We decided to turn the tables around…

Extradited Warez Leader Pleads Guilty, Faces 10 Years in Prison

Hew Raymond Griffiths, the leader of the notorious warez group 'DrinkorDie' has plead guilty to "conspiracy to commit copyright infringement" and "criminal copyright infringement". Griffiths, who already spend 3 years in an Australian prison fighting his extradition to the US, now faces 10 years in prison & a $500,000 fine.

Harry Potter BitTorrent Fake Upsets J.K. Rowling Fan

Getting a pre-release item via P2P can be an exciting experience for some file-sharers. Unfortunately, BitTorrent users hoping to snare a leaked copy of the final book in the Harry Potter series haven't been getting quite what they'd hoped for.