Russian BitTorrent Trackers Shut Down

Several BitTorrent trackers in the Tomsk region in Russia have been shut down. The reason for the takedowns is still unclear. Some suggest that the cybercrime division of the Russian police, also known as "Department K" is behind it. Others think that it is a drastic measure to decrease bandwidth…

SecureIX Offers Anonymous BitTorrent Downloads

A company called SecureIX is offering a free VPN service which allows you to hide your IP address from peers in a BitTorrent swarm or P2P network. Not only that, the service also encrypts and tunnels your data, making it extremely difficult for your ISP to sniff or shape it.

Jurassic Park 4 Script Leaked onto BitTorrent

You read it correctly. The script of the 4th sequel to the major Hollywood blockbuster, Jurassic Park, has been leaked onto BitTorrent. The title of the script is "Dawn of Extinction: Jurassic Park", and production of the movie hasn't even started yet!

Bram Cohen vs. Mark Cuban, Round One

A week ago, we wrote a reply on Mark Cuban's view on BitTorrent. He said that BitTorrent has to overcome several challenges in order to become a successful 'product'. Not surprisingly, Bram Cohen, the founder of BitTorrent Inc and the inventor of the BitTorrent protocol, did not agree with Cuban,…

The First Blu-Ray Movie on BitTorrent

For the first time, a 'cracked' Blu-Ray movie has been uploaded to BitTorrent. And no, it's not that 'Vivid' title that the TWiT hosts seem to be oh so familiar with. It's just the opposite. The first Blu-Ray movie on BitTorrent is the children's animation flick, Ice Age 2.