The decision to become an administrator of a BitTorrent tracker can be a difficult one. Even if one puts aside the issues surrounding legality in certain countries, to the inexperienced there's a technical mountain to climb. Thanks to XBTIT team, the mountain has eased to a small incline, bringing tracker…
The final book in the Harry Potter series has been leaked to BitTorrent. A torrent with photographs of each page of the American edition of "Deathly Hallows" has shown up on multiple torrent sites.
BitTorrent users are facing a new enemy. A BitTorrent client named ZipTorrent, allegedly created by our friends from the anti-piracy organization Media Defender, leeches bandwith and spreads useless data chunks.
The German music industry has obtained a temporary injunction against the operator of an eDonkey server, ordering the site offline while it's involved - even indirectly - in the unauthorized distribution of copyright music works.
After major Usenet provider Giganews announced that it would increase its data retention to a massive 200 days, the original nzb provider Newzbin invests heavily to maximize its usability.
It's been a while but Charlie has finally returned. TorrentFreak was podcastless for more than three weeks but the wait has ended. Here's TorrentPod episode 40, Enjoy!
The possibility of file sharing whilst walking down the street is closer than you might think. Carrying a BitTorrent client in your pocket is getting closer, with the release of new high-powered communication tools, such as the much publicized Apple iPhone.
TorrentFreak's recent articles about Media Defender have been viewed hundreds of thousands of times, surely proving beyond any doubt that they must be an incredibly popular company doing great things for the BitTorrent community. In recognition of our great work, Media Defender has re-directed its p2p.net domain to us, an…