Swedish Artists Want to Legalize Filesharing

A recent survey among Swedish musicians has found that 38% of the artists want filesharing to be be legalized. The artists argue that sharing their files on p2p-networks could promote their work, especially in the early stages of their career.

Don’t Be a BitTorrent Fool Today

It isn't just on April Fool's Day that people will be tricked into paying money for otherwise free BitTorrent related stuff on the internet. Ever wondered exactly what's inside these guides that promise to speed up your torrents? Read on, as we turn the tables on those charging for freely…

IFPI Demands Millions From The Pirate Bay

The IFPI has announced that it demands $2.5 million from the Pirate Bay in the upcoming court case, to cover the damages they suffered from 24 music albums that were made available on the popular BitTorrent tracker.

ISP To Voluntarily Disconnect File-Sharers, Offers Free Usenet

Virgin Media in the UK has announced that it is working with the music industry to chase down its file-sharing customers and disconnect them from the internet. At the same time, it will offer an enhanced service which will see its customers get free Usenet binaries access, untraceable by the…

LegalTorrents Reopens as Community Driven Portal

It is a bit of an awkward, and perhaps even a suggestive name, but LegalTorrents.com reopens today as a community driven BitTorrent site where users and publishers are able to share Creative Commons licensed content.

The Most-Coveted Private BT Sites of 2008

We have sifted through gargantuan lists of requests from torrent 'Invite' swapping forums and have come up with a generous helping of the most sought-after Private BitTorrent accounts.