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Pirate Bay's ISP receives Hollywood injunction

Pirate Bay's ISP receives Hollywood injunction

By 13 May 2010

The Motion Picture Association of America has obtained a preliminary injunction from a German court for CyberBunker, the ISP responsible for hosting Swedish website The Pirate Bay. According to Torrent Freak the injunction, taken out against CyberBunker's... >>

Limewire loses in copyright case

Limewire loses in copyright case

By 13 May 2010

Limewire has lost its case with 13 major US record labels, in a lawsuit which originally began in 2006. Lime Wire LLC, the parent name for the P2P sharing software, and its founder Mark Gorton, were judged to have infringed upon copyright and engaged... >>

FlashForward proves a hit on BitTorrent

FlashForward proves a hit on BitTorrent

By 25 September 2009

FlashForward, a television show just launched in the US from the creators of Lost and based on the book by Robert J Sawyer, has proved a surprise hit on filesharing websites. At the time of writing, Mininova and the Pirate Bay are both displaying nearly... >>

Illegal file-sharing drops dramatically

Illegal file-sharing drops dramatically

By 13 July 2009

A survey of 1000 teenagers, undertaken in January this year, has shown that only 26% admit file-sharing at least once a month, compared to 42% in December 2007. Meanwhile, 65% of teens stream music regularly, with 31% of 14-18-year-olds listening to streaming... >>

OpenBitTorrent launches, aims at Pirate Bay refugees

OpenBitTorrent launches, aims at Pirate Bay refugees

By 6 July 2009

Since the Pirate Bay announced that it was selling out, many in the Bittorrent community have predicted the death of the filesharing community. Many others however, confidently predicted that the masses would just move to another tracker, as they did... >>

Bittorrent users vow to go underground

Bittorrent users vow to go underground

By 23 June 2009

Filesharing news site Torrentfreak has announced the results of a poll that suggests that 41% of P2P users would "take steps to hide their identity" if they received a warning letter from an ISP. 38% said they'd ignore the warning, but carry on with more... >>

BitBlinder promises free, anonymous Bittorrent

BitBlinder promises free, anonymous Bittorrent

By 12 June 2009

Until now, it was difficult to completely anonymise your browsing and filesharing habits. VPN services were available for a small fee each month, but most people rely on the sheer volume of filesharing traffic to keep themselves relatively anonymous in... >>

RawFlow launches Selfcast - easy DIY webcasting platform

RawFlow launches Selfcast - easy DIY webcasting platform

By 19 July 2007

RawFlow, a P2P live streaming company has launched a beta version of Selfcast - a P2P-based live broadcasting community. Anyone can broadcast live to the world for free using just a webcam, a PC and an internet connection. Budding directors, musicians,... >>

Free downloads hit with ads

Free downloads hit with ads

By 26 April 2007

Lawsuits against illegal downloader’s could be coming to an end, but not a pleasant end for the downloader. Changes are being made to MP3s in order to recoup financial losses from peer-to-peer networks. To legitimise songs being exchanged for free online... >>

Microsoft supports TV streams

Microsoft supports TV streams

By 17 April 2007

Microsoft's Sliverlight, launched yesterday, has already found a way to make TV streaming smoother with fewer glitches in the connection. Skinkers, a push video and news service has announced that it will be using the software giants "LiveStation" technology... >>


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