Norway Mulls Anti-Piracy ‘Complaint Board’ Proposal

Anti-piracy organizations send out thousands of infringement notices a year to alleged pirates. Strangely enough, these infringement notices are hardly ever backed up by solid evidence. The Norwegian Consumer Council is now proposing to create an independent committee to deal with copyright infringement disputes between alleged pirates and rights holders.

Bush Signs Draconian Anti-Piracy Law

Over in California, champagne corks are popping. In the offices of the MPAA and RIAA, lawyers turned lobbyists are dancing jigs. In houses all around the US however, people are left dumbfounded by the passage of a bill based on appeasement to big money, at a time when the country…

Vuze Reinvents Its BitTorrent Client

Vuze, formerly known as Azureus, will soon launch version 4.0 of their BitTorrent client. Inspired by feedback from users, the user interface has been completely revamped. The client itself seems to move towards an all-in-one solution, with built in search and a built in media player.

Artists See a Future With BitTorrent

Opinion

The music industry is changing. While the record labels are desperately trying to protect the revenue stream from album sales, a new generation of artists is starting to realize that they are better off when they give away their music for free. By now, we're all familiar with the industry's…

TorrentFreak TV Launches

TorrentFreak is proud to present the first episode of 'TorrentFreak TV', a recap of some of the best, most interesting or remarkable stories from the wonderful world of BitTorrent. The show is directed by none other than Andrej Preston, who some people might remember as the founder of the legendary…

AC/DC Electrify BitTorrent Album Downloads

AC/DC will release its new album 'Black Ice' worldwide on October 20th, in physical format only since the band doesn't sell its music online. However, the upcoming album has already been digitized by pirates, as it leaked to BitTorrent five days ago. In that time it has taken the trackers…