Get Free Anonymous BitTorrent With ItsHidden

With anti-piracy outfits warning those who share copyrighted content and ISPs threatening to pull the plug on alleged offenders, many file-sharers have decided to protect themselves by going anonymous. To accommodate this growing demand, ItsHidden is now offering a free VPN targeted at those who want to protect their privacy…

Music Industry Groups Threaten Hunger Strike Over Piracy

In apparent despair at the levels of music piracy in Nigeria, a collection of music industry groups are hoping to attract the attention of the country's president by taking drastic measures. They hope that broadcasters will soon run a "no music day" and if that wasn't dramatic enough, they are…

BitTorrent Hydra: Anonymous Hidden Tracker Via Tor

It's been less than a month since many feared the BitTorrent world would collapse due to a $7.8m investment in The Pirate Bay. Since then OpenBitTorrent has come along to largely take its place, backed up by PublicBT to spread the load. Now comes Hidden Tracker, a brand new public…

BitTorrent Behind the Scenes: BTjunkie

Millions of people use torrent sites every day, but little is known about the people who operate these traffic moguls. This summer TorrentFreak will feature the workstations and offices belonging to some of the leading figures in the BitTorrent community, starting with the founder of BTjunkie.

Ireland’s Largest ISP Starts Throttling and Disconnections

Next month Ireland's largest ISP will begin an anti-piracy campaign against its own customers. After caving in entirely to the orders of the music industry, Eircom will first warn alleged copyright infringers, then slow their connection "to a snail's pace", all followed up by disconnection from the Internet.

One in Three Is A Music Pirate

A report just published by the market research firm Interpret has tapped into the downloading habits of a massive 64 million respondents. From this group, well over a third admitted to downloading music illegally through file-sharing networks and BitTorrent, but that doesn't mean they don't buy any music.

UK ISP Cuts Off Alleged Pirates

After having negotiated a deal with the entertainment industries, ISPs in the UK have agreed to send out warning letters to customers who are suspect of downloading copyrighted movies and music. However, one ISP has decided to take it one step further, by acutally disconnecting alleged copyright infringers.