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More MegaUpload Fallout As BitTorrent Search Engine BTjunkie Calls It Quits

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BTjunkie, a popular BitTorrent search service, has been ‘voluntarily’ shut down by its operator(s). In a goodbye message, BTjunkie writes: This is the end of the line my friends. The decision does not come easy, but we’ve decided to voluntarily shut down. We’ve been fighting for years for your right...
More MegaUpload Fallout As BitTorrent Search Engine BTjunkie Calls It Quits

The Avengers: Why Pirates Failed To Prevent A Box Office Record

torrentfreak.com
A week before its premiere in US movie theaters, a camcorded version of The Avengers appeared online. Immediately thousands of fans jumped on the release and according to figures collated by TorrentFreak, in the days that followed it was downloaded half a million times. While this may very well be...
The Avengers: Why Pirates Failed To Prevent A Box Office Record
In world of copyright craziness, BitTorrent, Inc. soars to new heights

The Pirate Bay Says Goodbye to (Most) Torrents on February 29

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For half a decade The Pirate Bay has been the leading BitTorrent site, but soon its users will no longer be able to download .torrent files. The first step in this direction will be taken on February 29, the Pirate Bay announced today. Instead of deleting all torrent files at...
The Pirate Bay Says Goodbye to (Most) Torrents on February 29
Pirate Bay plans to build aerial server drones with $35 Linux computer

BitTorrent is the New Radio, Says Counting Crows Frontman

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Last month Counting Crows released their latest studio album titled Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation). Fans have been waiting since 2008 for the release and it’s selling well, but that won’t prevent the band from giving some tracks away for free. Counting Crows decided to...
BitTorrent is the New Radio, Says Counting Crows Frontman

Mass BitTorrent Lawsuits Return to the UK

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Mass BitTorrent Lawsuits Return to the UK

Judge: BitTorrent Downloads Are Protected Anonymous Speech

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Judge: BitTorrent Downloads Are Protected Anonymous Speech

Wil Wheaton Reminds Us That Torrents Are Awesome, And Not Just For Pirated Movies

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The conflation of tools and technologies with the ways people use them is a big problem in the copyright debate. One of the many, many examples is the way the anti-piracy crowd treats "torrent" as a dirty word. Google endorsed this last year when they started dropping it from their...
Wil Wheaton Reminds Us That Torrents Are Awesome, And Not Just For Pirated Movies

SurfTheChannel Owner Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Defraud

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At its height in 2010, SurfTheChannel.com was among the most-visited streaming link websites on the Internet with more than 400,000 visitors a day. This popularity didn’t go unnoticed by the UK and US entertainment industries, who went to extremes to bring the site down. Aside from the use of an...
SurfTheChannel Owner Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Defraud

UK Seize Popular Music Blog, Arrest Operators and Threaten Readers

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Founded in 2008, RnBXclusive.com quickly became one of the most popular R&B / hip hop blogs. With over a quarter million fans on Facebook it was the go-to destination for many music fans. But that all changed today when the UK Government’s Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) took over the...
UK Seize Popular Music Blog, Arrest Operators and Threaten Readers

Comcast Protests “Shake Down” of Alleged BitTorrent Pirates

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United States citizens who download and share copyrighted files through BitTorrent risk being monitored and in some cases subjected to legal action. In recent years more than a quarter million alleged BitTorrent users have been sued in federal courts. Most of the lawsuits are initiated by adult entertainment companies, but...
Comcast Protests “Shake Down” of Alleged BitTorrent Pirates

BitTorrent Inventor's New Goal Is 'To Kill Off Television'

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Bram Cohen, inventor of the popular file-sharing system BitTorrent, demoed his latest project at the San Francisco MusicTech Summit yesterday, reports GigaOm. It's a new live video streaming protocol that doesn't rely on a central infrastructure to work. In other words, you could hypothetically watch the Superbowl by connecting...
BitTorrent Inventor's New Goal Is 'To Kill Off Television'

IP-Address Can’t Even Identify a State, BitTorrent Judge Rules

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In recent years more than a quarter million people have been accused of sharing copyrighted works in the United States. Copyright holders generally sue dozens, hundreds or sometimes even thousands of people at once, hoping to extract cash settlements from the alleged downloaders. The evidence they present to the court...
IP-Address Can’t Even Identify a State, BitTorrent Judge Rules

Lawyer in P2P porn case accused of practicing without a license

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Third Degree Films publishes pornographic masterpieces like Illegal Ass 2 and Tampa Swingers Party. The company has been filing lawsuits around the country against individuals who have been uploading and downloading its movies on BitTorrent. But the campaign hit a snag in Florida on Thursday when three of the...
Lawyer in P2P porn case accused of practicing without a license
Space Monkey: Dropbox meets BitTorrent for peer-to-peer cloud storage
BitTorrent suing someone else over IP infringement

Who’s Pirating Game of Thrones, And Why?

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In a few hours a new episode of Game of Thrones will appear on BitTorrent, and a few days later between 3 and 4 million people will download this unofficial release. Statistics gathered by TorrentFreak reveal that more people are downloading the show compared to last year, when it came...
Who’s Pirating Game of Thrones, And Why?
Counting Crows says file-sharing is 'the new radio station,' releases BitTorrent promo
Buying a set-top box: everything you need to know

Dropbox rival Space Monkey puts 'cloud' in your house

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An intriguing combination of concepts from Dropbox, BitTorrent, and CrashPlan makes up a new, inexpensive cloud-storage provider. [Read more]...
Dropbox rival Space Monkey puts 'cloud' in your house

Major Book Publisher Demands Jury Trial Against BitTorrent Pirates

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Major Book Publisher Demands Jury Trial Against BitTorrent Pirates
Keen On… Cary Sherman: The RIAA Needs To Give Music Consumers What They Want (TCTV)
BitTorrent piracy has no impact on U.S. box office sales, study finds
BitTorrent inventor’s new p2p tech could ‘kill off television’
NY magistrate judge: IP addresses not an effective way to identify alleged pirates

Exclusive: BitTorrent nabs Formspring’s COO Ro Choy

gigaom.com
BitTorrent Inc. has hired veteran tech entrepreneur Ro Choy away from Formspring, where he served as the company’s COO since last April. Choy officially started as BitTorrent’s VP of Business Development and Marketing a few days ago, joining a team of close to 100 employees as the company is looking...
Exclusive: BitTorrent nabs Formspring’s COO Ro Choy
Counting Crows: Don’t bribe radio, use BitTorrent

Pirate Bay Pesters Copyright Holders with Yet Another New IP-Address

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Copyright holders around the world are growing increasingly annoyed with The Pirate Bay. After expensive legal battles they managed to get ISPs to block the site in the UK, the Netherlands and elsewhere. But despite these orders the BitTorrent site remains widely available. To make matters even worse, the increased...
Pirate Bay Pesters Copyright Holders with Yet Another New IP-Address

Mass-BitTorrent Lawsuits Stopped Over Unlicensed Attorney

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The ongoing mass-BitTorrent lawsuits in the U.S. continue to keep the United States judicial system busy. More than 250,000 people have been sued over the last two years and new lawsuits are being filed every week. Through these mass lawsuits the copyright holders are trying to obtain the personal details...
Mass-BitTorrent Lawsuits Stopped Over Unlicensed Attorney
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