Political Parties Criticize Law Forcing Pirate Bay Blackout

Last week a Swedish court ordered Black Internet, the bandwidth supplier to The Pirate Bay, to disconnect the site from the Internet under threat of large fines. The site was quickly back up with a new ISP but now several Swedish political parties are being openly critical of the law…

isoHunt Launches ‘Social’ BitTorrent Site

In a time where torrent sites are being chased by the entertainment industries and despite its dealings with the MPAA and CRIA in court, isoHunt has launched a brand new torrent site. With Hexagon.cc the Hexagon team aims to revolutionize people's sharing experience.

PiSEXY BitTorrent Admin Passes Away Suddenly

It is with sadness that we report that Pimpie, the administrator of long-standing private BitTorrent tracker PiSEXY, has passed away suddenly after suffering an aneurysm. Despite the pain felt by his spouse, friends, family and the community, everyone is pulling together. The site will go on in his memory.

Demonoid BitTorrent Tracker Could Go Dark For Days

Demonoid remains one the most popular BitTorrent sites on the Internet, despite a fairly colorful and turbulent past. Sadly its thousands of users could soon find themselves without their favorite site, as technical difficulties are set to cause possibly extended downtime.

DRM On a USB Drive: Now Just $29

After buyers of the X-Plane flight simulator complained about its DRM, the makers came up with a convenient alternative. Instead of having to insert the DVD each time they want to play, they can now buy a $29 USB drive instead. When confronted with this pricey 'improved' DRM, the developer…

Eircom Pirate Bay Blockade Takes Effect

Customers of Ireland's biggest ISP can no longer access The Pirate Bay. Earlier this year, Eircom settled out of court with Ireland's music industry and agreed to block the world's largest tracker and today, September 1st, the ban took effect. The site's domain names and IP addresses have all been…

uTorrent iPhone App Rejected by Apple, Goes Underground

Apple is known for the stringent guidelines it applies when deciding which software it allows in their App Store - BitTorrent is one of the things on their ban list. Apple argues that BitTorrent is often used to infringe copyrights and that such applications are a no go for the…