The power footprint for the worlds most well known torrent search site, The Pirate Bay, has been cut by more than half since moving to virtual cloud servers last week.
The Pirate Bay has announced on its blog that it has got rid of its real life servers, in an effort to further protect the platform as well as get “rid of our earthly form and ascending into the new stage, the cloud;” giving a real hint as to the future of the torrent search site.
BitTorrent Inc. and Internet Archive form partnership to make over 1.8 million pieces of licensed, legal archived content and cultural artifacts available to the world. This past August BitTorrent Inc.
A new report suggests Spotify might be connected to a decrease in BitTorrent downloads, but some have their doubts. A UK company has found that the presence of legal streaming services could be connected with a decrease in piracy.
Hackers have accused owners of The Pirate Bay of collecting and storing the personal data of its users, backing it up with screenshots that show a user management system that holds IP addresses, emails and passwords in an easy to read format.
Roundup of some of the more popular BitTorrent download sites around for 2012. Sadly, BitTorrent sites come and go, and it’s all part of the long-running game of whac-a-mole that copyright holders and law enforcement officials just don’t seem to understand.
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, co-founder of Pirate Bay, was detained by local police in Sweden and is under questioning for potential involvement of the Logica hacking and is currently serving his one-year sentence.
Use BitTorrent to download movies directly to your iPhone or iPad, and watch them before they’re finished downloading.
It looks like Apple is ok with applications that allow for torrenting on the iOS, since two apps can now be found on the app store, that do just that. Neither of these applications allow for the direct download of content to your handset though.
We talk a lot about national and international copyright laws a lot, but one of the issues that receives less attention is how individual users can deal with legal threats by rights holders whenever they, say, get caught uploading copyright infringing material.
Dutch Pirate Bay fan Qarizma – an alias – has just launched v2.
For a lot of Torrent users, Demonoid was a one stop shop for a lot of different kinds of content. It was one of a handful of sites that had such name recognition.
Software company BitTorrent and DJ Shadow are to experiment with monetizing torrent downloads.
Unsurprising results show that the Pirate Bay UK ban has had little to no effect on file sharing. The UK ban on the Pirate Bay instigated earlier this year has had no effect on long-term file sharing figures, according to a report by the BBC.
OneClick Chrome extension downloads BitTorrent files in your browser, and eliminates need for a standalone BitTorrent client.
With the down time over for The Pirate Bay, it seems the panic amongst thousands of people is over. Yesterday was rather chaotic to say the least. The Pirate Bay went down and users went into a panic.
Panic ensued over The Pirate Bay going down. The problem for about two hours was that no one knew why until now. It turns out, the infamous leap second is to blame for the Pirate Bay going down. Everyone has been searching long and hard, trying to figure out why The Pirate Bay went down.
Swedish BitTorrent website ThePirateBay has been experiencing some downtime recently. Unfortunately, no one seems to know why the site is down.
Dropbox blocks Bittorent startup Boxopus from using its service. Dropbox has blocked startup Boxopus from accessing its API amid fears that the file-storage service will promote online piracy among users.
In the US, if someone uses your internet connection and uses it for copyright infringing activity, are you also guilty of copyright infringement? That’s what one porn company is saying in one file-sharing lawsuit. The EFF has chosen to help defend this file-sharing case.