P2Pnet vs. Kazaa: Bloggers Freedom at Stake

P2Pnet owner Jon Newton and four anonymous commenters are facing a libel suit filed by Sharman Networks and Kazaa CEO Nikki Hemming. Apparently they were quite upset by the words of some anonymous commenters in a P2Pnet post on swimming pool incident. It sounds absurd, but it’s true. As if…

PocketPacket Takes P2P to the Streets and Subways

The PocketPacket project (or PPP) is a simple idea aimed at taking p2p sharing to street level, while putting out the word on open source and free culture. Anyone who’s used bit torrent has taken something and given it pack to people they will never meet. PPP is all about…

BitTorrent Online Media Archive

Online media outlets like Google Video and Youtube have become extremely popular over the last year. However, they miss one thing.. BitTorrent. But that’s about to change. A (small) team of dedicated designers and coders is working on a huge project. Their aim is to scrape every online media file…

Seedler Down: Collateral Damage

A lot of fuss these days about The Piratebay raid, but nobody ever mentioned anything about seedler.org. Seedler, another BitTorrent site hosted at PRQ, has been taken down as collateral damage. No word from them ever since… Seedler started their BitTorrent site about a year ago and became quite popular…

BitTorrent on your Mobile

WizBit is a BitTorrent client for symbian S60 smartphones, using python. WizBit is not fully functional yet but David Hulbert, the developer of the Mobile BitTorrent client is planning to release the first major release on July 7.

In Your Face Hollywood!

Fredrik Neij from the piratebay held a speech at the successful pirate demonstration yesterday. He responded to the Piratebay raid stating: “AntipiratbyrÃ¥n, Bush, Bodström, or whoever gave the order for this pathetic attempt at an attack , give it up, and stop messing with the internet! It’s a battle you…

Piratbyrån Speech

Rasmus Fleischer form the Swedish pro-piracy organization PiratbyrÃ¥n gave a talk at the Reboot8 conference., he discussed copyright issues and PiratbyrÃ¥n thoughts and vision. The Reboot8 conference is “a journey into the interconnectedness of creation, participation, values, openness, decentralization, collaboration, complexity, technology, p2p, humanities, connectedness and many more areas”. The…

Piratebay Back Up

The Piratebay moved their servers to the Netherlands and is (almost) fully functional. They changed the title of the BitTorrent tracker to "The Police Bay".