MyP2P Faces Domain Problems, Site Relocates To Wiziwig.eu

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The hugely popular MyP2P streaming sports indexing site has been forced to relocate following unspecified domain issues. The site used to reside at MyP2P.eu but today announced a change to Wiziwig.eu. As can be seen from the screenshot below, checks on the site’s previous domains including MyP2P.eu and MyP2PForum.eu show that they are “on hold”. […]

MP3tunes Wins in Landmark ‘Cloud Piracy’ Case Against EMI

The music storage locker service MP3tunes has scored a big win in its lengthy battle against EMI. U.S. District Judge William Pauley ruled that MP3tunes did not promote copyright infringement and that the service qualifies for “safe harbor” protection under the DMCA. The landmark verdict is good news for other cloud storage services offered by Dropbox, Grooveshark and Amazon.

RIAA Appeals Following Latest Jamie Thomas File-Sharing Ruling

In July a federal court slashed the verdict in the infamous RIAA v Jamie Thomas file-sharing case from $1.5 million to ‘just’ $54,000. The RIAA were said to be unhappy with the verdict and now just a month later they have confirmed their appeal. The music industry group are appealing on three grounds. If successful the case could go to a third trial.

Australia Steps Closer To 3-Strikes for Pirates

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Last month we reported on a threat made by AFACT to Australian ISP’s – talk to us on a ‘graduated response’, OR ELSE. Since no-one apparently took the offer up, the ‘or else’ has appeared, in the form of the Australian Attorney General. The Australian has confirmed that Attorney-General Robert McClelland will be holding a […]

Resources and Addons To Make BitTorrent Magnet Life Easier

While most BitTorrent users are happy to carry out their hobby with just a client and their favorite torrent site, there are ways to enhance that basic experience. Today we take a look at some online resources and lesser-known addons and extensions that make using BitTorrent Magnet links that little bit more easy and accessible.

Software Piracy (Infographic)

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There are probably over a billion people who’ve used pirated software some way or another. But how did it come about? Do the torrenting pirates of today even know what a BBS is? What’s the most downloaded application? To answer the above and more Starmedia put together the infographic below.

TalkO’Clock, The Social P2P Alarm Clock

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Do you have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning? TalkO’clock can help you to spice things up. Instead of waking up to a regular alarm clock, the free service will let others help you get out of bed. A P2P alarm clock, sort of. Admittedly this has very little to do […]

Fox’s 8-Day Delay on Hulu Triggers Piracy Surge

It's been a week since Fox stopped offering free access to its TV-shows the day after they air on television, a decision that led to a dramatic spike in piracy. For TV-fans the decision to limit the availability of these shows is clearly a step backward.