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.

TorrentFreak TV ‘On The Streets’

In this episode we go out on the streets in San Francisco to ask people how they feel about internet piracy. We also talk about new style of in-video ads, another ISP being sued, fanedits not liked by studios, and we give away a free t-shirt

Anti-Piracy Lobby Defeats European Democracy

An amendment designed to protect Internet users from the anti-piracy lobby has been rejected by President Sarkozy of the European Council. The rejection goes against the will of the European Parliament, where 88% of the members already voted in favor of the amendment, which was originally destined to protect file-sharers…

Orange: Our Customers Can Now Access The Pirate Bay

A week ago today, customers of the ISP Orange across the UK and France found that they could no longer access The Pirate Bay. Many of them fired off emails to the service provider, worried that Orange was censoring their access to the Internet. Now, a week later, Orange have…

Atari Cancels Anti-Piracy Witch-Hunt

After Atari received some bad press recently for mistakenly accusing an elderly couple of pirating one of its games, the company has now stopped the anti-piracy campaign in question. The "witch-hunt", carried out by the UK law firm Davenport Lyons on behalf of Atari, based on spreadsheets full of IPs…