EMI Stays With IFPI On Condition it Pays Less to Chase Pirates

After originally threatening to leave, London-based EMI Records has confirmed it will remain a member of the IFPI. With its self-imposed deadline of March 31st 2008 looming, the company has struck a deal so that EMI - together with other members - will now contribute less to anti-piracy activities.

The BitTorrent Legend Returns: I Am aXXo

During November last year we reported that the popular DVD ripper aXXo had decided to take a break and stop releasing new material for a while. It now seems that he is back in business. A few hours ago aXXo uploaded his first movie in months. He chose "I Am…

Anonymize BitTorrent Transfers with BTGuard

BTGuard is an easy to use proxy service that adds an extra layer of privacy to your BitTorrent transfers. The service is designed for BitTorrent users who don't want their ISPs or any third party to log or throttle their IPs or traffic.

Stage6: The Beginning of the End for Streaming Video

So DivX Corporation's Stage6 has croaked. The service's 'goodbye, cruel word' note says it was a victim of its own success, but that it proved 'it's possible to distribute true high definition video on the Internet'. What it really showed is how deliriously inefficient streaming video is, whether it's high…

Diferior, an Easy to Use BitTorrent CMS

Setting up a (private or public) BitTorrent tracker may sound hard to some, but it isn't. With Diferior, you are only a few clicks away from being the proud owner of a torrent site, private or public. That's not all, the content management system also supports FTP and http downloads…

Lessig Questions Pirate Party’s Existence

At a preview of his new 'Change Congress' project, the Stanford professor took a swipe at the Pirate Party of the United States. Whilst expressing skepticism about it's utility, his main criticism seemed to be the name.

BitTorrent Throttling Company Sandvine Sees Sales Down 88%

Sandvine, manufacturers of BitTorrent throttling technology has seen its first quarter sales drop 88% in a year. After achieving 42,000% growth in 5 years, the company - best known for providing the technology which put Comcast into the spotlight recently - has seen its value plummet 42% in a single…