MPAA Caught Uploading Fake Torrents

It is no secret that the MPAA and other anti-piracy organizations track down alleged pirates by uploading fake torrents. Up until now it was always unclear where those files came from, and how to identify them.

The Pirate Bay: Sponsored by Wal-Mart

It turns out that Wal-Mart is running targeted banner campaigns on The Pirate Bay to promote their DVDs. They hereby contribute to the estimated $75,000 in ad revenues the Pirate Bay generates every month.

BitTorrent Optimized Microprocessor Announced

BitTorrent continues to expand beyond the computer. Today, the Taiwanese company IAdea announced that BitTorrent optimized microprocessors will become available soon. This makes it relatively easy to add BitTorrent support to other consumer electronics devices.

Download the iPhone Introduction on BitTorrent

The 45 minute talk by Bloomberg including the iPhone introduction has been uploaded to BitTorrent. Instead of loading up Apple's servers and taking them down like last year, it would be smarter to download the torrent.

Mininova Reaches 1 Billion Downloads

Mininova, one of the most popular BitTorrent search engines just passed the 1 billion torrent downloads mark. We had the chance to do an exclusive interview with Niek, one of the founders of mininova.

BitTornado Bans All BitComet Users

BitTornado developer John Hoffman, better known as Shad0w, decided to ban BitComet users from accessing his client. Shad0w says that BitComet is gaming the system and stealing precious bandwidth, which results in slower speeds for all non-Bitcomet users.

24 Season 6 Leaked on BitTorrent


Episode 1 of the highly anticipated 6th season of "24" has been leaked onto BitTorrent, even Jack Bauer couldn't stop it. For those unlucky chaps who don't know, 24 is the wildly popular TV show that has fans the world over dying for each new episode.