Latvia’s Largest BitTorrent Tracker Shutdown, Admins Arrested

Much to the disappointment of more than 100,000 users, Latvia's largest BitTorrent tracker has been shut down by the authorities. Following a joint operation by Lativa's Economic Police and a local IFPI-affiliated anti-piracy agency, two administrators were placed under arrest.

RIAA’s Anti-Piracy Trade Agreement Wishlist

It might not come as a surprise when we tell you that the RIAA wants to turn the Internet into a virtual police state. Still, it's quite scary to see what their "future Internet" would look like. Let's take a closer look at the RIAA's suggestions for the Anti-Piracy Trade…

Acoustic Band ‘Utterly Depends’ on Piracy

Steve Knightley is one half of 'Show of Hands', an award-winning acoustic and folk duo from the UK. Steve says he is thankful to the people that pirate the band's music and go out of their way to promote the band. In fact, he says the band utterly depends on…

Alleged UK Pirates Offered Free Legal Representation

Over the last year, UK residents accused of sharing games like Dream Pinball have been threatened by lawyers Davenport Lyons. Stuck in a trap of not having enough money to defend themselves, many choose to pay compensation demands - guilty or not - fearful of a much bigger punishment if…

Uncovering The Dark Side of P4P

Opinion

P4P is touted as the new and improved P2P. The technology has the potential to lower bandwidth costs for ISPs and speed up downloads for P4P enabled filesharing clients. There is a dark side to this new technology though. The strong anti-piracy connections are fuel for conspiracy theorists, and Net…

Find and Share Music with TinySong

TinySong is an easy to use website where users can search for music and share tracks with friends via a direct link. The website is linked to Grooveshark, a P2P powered music service, that allows users to manage and store their entire music library "in the cloud".