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UK Police Orders Registrars to Suspend Domains of Major Torrent Sites

The newly founded Intellectual Property Crime Unit of the City of London Police has scored its first victories. Several domain names of major torrent sites have been suspended by their registrars following an urgent request from the unit. SumoTorrent and MisterTorrent lost control over their domains and ExtraTorrent had its…

Top 20 Less Known BitTorrent Sites

We all know about mininova, The Pirate Bay and Torrentz, but what few know is that there are a host of less known torrent sites that also have some great, and sometimes rare, content. Here are 20 of these less known torrent sites.

ExtraTorrent Threatens Legal Action Over Police-Ordered Domain Seizure

This week the Internet found itself part of a new reality in which website domains can be suspended by registrars based on the accusations of a third party and with no due process. One of the sites affected was ExtraTorrent, one of the world's largest torrent indexes. Its operators now…

Seized Torrent Domains Must Be Released Says Domain Registrar

As the fallout from this week's seizure of file-sharing domains continues, it's now been revealed that the registrars involved could now be exposing themselves to disciplinary action by IP address and DNS body ICANN. With the police now confirming to TorrentFreak that the action by the registrars was voluntary and…

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