Movie Industry: London ‘Fake-Free Zone’ by 2012

Touted as the biggest ever anti-piracy collaboration, the MPA and several major anti-piracy groups have announced that by the time the 2012 Olympics begin, they will have made London "a fake-free zone". This impossible mission to stamp out DVD piracy was launched by Intellectual Property Minister, David Lammy.

Firefox Pirates Take Over Amazon

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is under attack by online pirates. An add-on for the Firefox browser called 'Pirates of the Amazon' makes it possible to shop at the Amazon store but leave without paying a dime. Instead, on Amazon product pages the add-on integrates links to 'free' copies…

Obama Embraces Creative Commons

US President-Elect Barack Obama is a man with a message, and according to the speeches made during his campaign, that message is 'Change'. One of those changes has been somewhat of a snub to the creative industries and their lobby groups - the embracing of Creative Commons licensing.

Will uTorrent Really Kill the Internet?

An inflammatory article published by Richard Bennett in The Register makes the claim 'BitTorrent will kill the Internet', or at least VoIP and games. However, are Bennett's claims based in reality, or is it just another round in the FUD war that envelops the Internet?

Sexpert Uncovers Shades of Dahl in Piracy Witch-Hunt

When TorrentFreak broke the news that lawyers had started going after alleged downloaders of gay porn, we knew that this time the anti-piracy dynamic would be different. Named in Forbes' Web Celeb 25, Violet Blue, a sex columnist and educator has surprisingly added her dissenting voice into the mix, unwittingly…

Top 10 BitTorrent and RSS Tips

RSS can be a real time saver for BitTorrent enthusiasts. Rather than manually trawling many torrent sites hunting for material, most will agree it’s much more convenient for the content to come to the user. This is exactly what you can achieve by using RSS and these ten handy tips.