Swedish Pirate Party attended the Stockholm Pride festival

Last week was the Stockholm Pride festival, which is arranged by the Swedish homo/bi/transsexual community. The festival has been a huge success in recent years. It is supported by the established Swedish society - authorities, media. organizations of various kinds back it up.

TorrentFreak welcomes Mathias

TorrentFreak was pretty much a one man thing, but that’s about to change. I would like to introduce you to Mathias Hellsten, our new contributer from Sweden. Why? Well there are a couple of reasons. First of all, I thought it would be nice to have an insider reporting from…

Review: The Wireless BitTorrent router

I heard some stories about the Asus WL-700gE, aka "the BitTorrent router" a couple of months ago. It was announced as the ultimate gadget for torrent freaks, so I decided to buy one as soon as it was available. That was three weeks ago.

Yet another social BitTorrent client

A few months ago we posted some articles about “tribler”, the first “social” BitTorrent client. Tribler is a successful research project funded by the Dutch government. However, it looks like Tribler will have some competition form “torrent swapper”. So what’s the deal? Torrent Swapper is an open sourced powerful, clean,…

BitTorrent For Books?

BookMooch is a new p2p book sharing protocol for printed books. It works a little like BitTorrent, the more you share, the more you receive. And you will be banned if your share ratio gets below 5:1. The inquirer writes: The cashless site runs on a simple points system. Members…

Redesigning…

TorrentFreak gets a makeover. The site can be a little buggy the next 24 hours but I’m working on it. I will tell more about the new stuff, and credit the people who contributed when it’s done. update: For those who are interested. TorrentFreak is using wordpress. The current theme…

CacheLogic and BitTorrent Introduce Cache Discovery Protocol

CacheLogic and BitTorrent announced a strategic partnership to further enable the widespread adoption of P2P technology as a distribution network for commercial video and other rich digital content. One of the key projects is the development of the revolutionary Cache Discovery Protocol (CDP).

Torrentspy Redesign Preview

Torrentspy, still one of the most popular torrent sites on the web, is about to undergo a change of appearance. It seems like they're hopping on the web2.0 bandwagon. It looks neat though, have a look.