The long process through the court has reached another point in the road. The 9th Circuit court of appeal has reaffirmed a lower courts injunction against Gary Fungs sites including ISOHunt.
UK ISPs Virgin Media, BT O2 and Be There have now blocked access to BitTorrent sites due to a high court order earlier this year. A court order earlier this year has forced UK’s largest ISP providers to block access to three BitTorrent sites in particular – Kickass, H33t and Fenopy.
Tommy Refenes, one half of the duo behind indie success story Super Meat Boy, has published an extended tumblr post about the way the games industry currently deals with piracy and DRM.
Nation’s first convicted file-sharer, Jammie Thomas, tells RIAA there’s no way she can pay the $220,000 judgement after US Supreme Court declines to hear appeal. The long and winding road that is the case of Jammie Thomas has finally come to a close, at least legally speaking.
BitTorrent Live is now available in open beta and offers a peer-to-peer platform to share real-time reporting. After three years in development, BitTorrent has finally launched an open beta of their much anticipated BitTorrent Live service.
Despite minor setbacks to his extradition campaign, Kim Dotcom seems to be staying positive and perhaps rightly so, as his file locker site, Mega, is growing exponentially. More than though, old partners are apparently coming back on board.
Greg Hewgill releases his annual collection of all the free music made available by SXSW, once again turning it all into a two-part BitTorrent download for music fans to enjoy.
Google has downgraded the Pirate Bay results in its search engine, when you search for the phrase “pirate bay.” While just a few days ago, searching with that term would bring up TPB as the top listing, now the first page is dominated by proxies and the site’s Wikipedia entry.
Chrome extension allows users to capture snapshots of Facebook friends’ statuses while blurring names and profile pics so that they can be “safely” shared with others.
The Pirate Bay has been moving its servers around quite a bit recently. Initially it was dropped by the Swedish pirate party after threats from local copyright groups forced its hand, before showing up in Catalunya and Norway.
White House responds to online petition calling for it to reverse Librarian of Congress’ earlier decision to end cell phones’ exemption to the DMCA.
Pirate Party states High Court’s decision forcing ISPs to ban pirating sites will not have any affect on the music industry’s sales. A recent decision made by the UK High Court is forcing the largest UK broadband providers to ban more sites at the request of the music industry.
Kim Dotcom already has a legal defence within New Zealand and in the US, but it now looks like law firms around the world are signing up to help him.
The music industry can breathe a sigh of relief today, since we now know for sure that piracy hasn’t destroyed the lives of every artist out there – as the copyright lobbyists would have us believe.
The Pirate Bay has been attacked for years, with server seizures, raids on hosts and the founders imprisoned, but the site itself lives on. Now its opponents have begun targeting its supporters, the political organisations known as Pirate Parties.
Graduated response system for addressing online copyright infringement begins. Today marks the fateful implementation of the Copyright Alert System (CAS), a voluntary collaboration between the MPAA, RIAA, and ISPs to address online copyright infringement.
BitTorrent Inc’ demos plan to update its Chrome extension with a new feature that prioritizes content published by content partners. Last month I mentioned BitTorrent Inc.
File-sharing site co-founder Kim Dotcom says the site has more than 3 million users exactly one month to the day after it launched, and is most popular in France, Spain, Brazil, Germany, and the USA.
Kim Dotcom says that the newly-launched secure cloud storage site plans to expand to secure email, chat & voice, video and “mobile.
The New Zealand intelligence agency GCSB (Government Communications Security Bureau) has appealed a high court ruling that Kim Dotcom and his defence team should be given access to evidence gathered by the agency during their illegal spying of the Megaupload owner, claiming that the request was simp