IFPI Demands Millions From The Pirate Bay

The IFPI has announced that it demands $2.5 million from the Pirate Bay in the upcoming court case, to cover the damages they suffered from 24 music albums that were made available on the popular BitTorrent tracker.

ISP To Voluntarily Disconnect File-Sharers, Offers Free Usenet

Virgin Media in the UK has announced that it is working with the music industry to chase down its file-sharing customers and disconnect them from the internet. At the same time, it will offer an enhanced service which will see its customers get free Usenet binaries access, untraceable by the…

LegalTorrents Reopens as Community Driven Portal

It is a bit of an awkward, and perhaps even a suggestive name, but LegalTorrents.com reopens today as a community driven BitTorrent site where users and publishers are able to share Creative Commons licensed content.

The Most-Coveted Private BT Sites of 2008

We have sifted through gargantuan lists of requests from torrent 'Invite' swapping forums and have come up with a generous helping of the most sought-after Private BitTorrent accounts.

Ridiculously Useless Bittorrent Software

Every now and again, a software release comes out for BitTorrent that is truly revolutionary and revered. And other times, the source code should just be reduced back down to those ones and zeroes as quickly as possible. Here is a rundown of some of the world's most useless BitTorrent…

BitTorrent Inc. + Comcast = Love, Peace, Harmony…Not!

When Robb Topolski made the initial discovery that Comcast was interfering with BitTorrent traffic, he couldn't have imagined that it would lead to an FCC hearing or, more importantly, to apparent reconciliation this week between Comcast and the rest of the world. Thing is, Robb doesn't believe a word of…

Norwegian ISPs Refuse MPAA’s Request to Disconnect Pirates

After being blown off by the Norwegian police, MPAA lawyer Espen Tondel is now demanding that ISPs disconnect Norwegian file-sharers from the Internet. According to IKT Norway, an interest group for ISPs, the lawyer has sent a letter to Norwegian ISPs on behalf of The Norwegian branch of the MPAA.

BPI Crackdown Planned as BitTorrent Becomes ‘Too Easy’

The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) is said to be planning a BitTorrent clampdown. The trade association, previously heavily involved in the shutdown of OiNK, says that BitTorrent has become "too easy" and is taking aim at what it refers to as 'larger networks'.