X-Men Leak Downloaded Over a Million Times


The unfinished workprint of 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' that leaked just a few days ago has already made its way to the computers of more than a million BitTorrent users. Unsurprisingly, the film leads our weekly chart of the ten most downloaded movies on BitTorrent.

Poll: Will the X-Men Leak Hurt the Movie’s Success?

Earlier this week an unfinished copy of the highly anticipated "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" movie leaked online. Fox is expecting a financial disaster and has called in the FBI to find out where the leak originated. We're wondering if the leak will actually hurt the film's success, or might the opposite…

MPA Disappointed as Movie Cammer Walks Free From Court

During recent months Australia has become a hot source for camcorded movies. Now, an Australian man accused of 'camming' movies and supplying the copies to well known 'Scene' group PreVail has been found guilty and convicted. However, the MPA is very disappointed as the court let the man go with…

Radiohead to Testify Against the RIAA

Radiohead, the band that made millions of dollars by giving away their music for free, has very little to complain about when it comes to piracy. On the contrary, in a landmark file-sharing case, Radiohead has responded positively to a request to testify against the RIAA.

France to Block The Pirate Bay, Disconnect File-Sharers

Despite public protests the French Parliament has passed a controversial new law that will see alleged copyright infringers disconnected from the Internet. In addition, France’s Minister of Culture Christine Albanel has stated that under the new law, ISPs may be ordered to block The Pirate Bay.

Two Swedish File-Sharers Arrested

Just two days after Sweden's new anti-piracy law came into force, two men have been arrested for sharing copyrighted files and administering a rip-box. The arrests were part of an international operation headed by Europol, and the suspects are alleged to be part of an international network.

MediaDefender Buys MediaSentry

Following the departure of founders Randy Saaf and Octavio Herrera, the future for MediaDefender looked even more uncertain than it did previously. However, those concerned that their favorite anti-piracy spoofing company might drift away, fear no more. MediaDefender's parent company just acquired everyone's favorite anti-piracy tracking company, MediaSentry.

MPAA President to be Thrown Out

MPAA chairman Dan Glickman is currently searching for another job. The Clinton-era cabinet minister has been head of the MPAA for the last four and a half years, but will be replaced in 18 months time because of his lacking performance. By contrast, Glickman's predecessor, Jack Valenti held the office…