BitTorrent Inc. was acquired by a cryptocurrency billionaire
The revolutionary peer-to-peer technology of the early 2000s, BitTorrent, has been in a decline after the likes of Netflix and Spotify have ......
Microsoft Windows 10 is using your bandwidth to help strangers update their systems - here's how to turn it off
Over the past few weeks we have been going over Windows 10's dark side, which includes some hidden features like a keylogger and Wi-Fi detail sharing with your Facebook buddies.
BitTorrent Inc. lays off large portion of its employees
In an effort to streamline their business and keep costs down, file sharing company BitTorrent Inc. has laid off around 40 of their 150 U.S.-based employees.
Using your T-Mobile unlimited data for torrents, warez? Expect to get throttled
According to a leaked memo, it appears that T-Mobile will be cracking down on unlimited data users who are abusing the system and download torrents, warez and from P2P sites.
Is Netflix investing in massive scale P2P technology?
Netflix appears to be hiring an engineer to help the company at least begin testing using a massive scale peer-to-peer (P2P) architecture for streaming video.
Germany limits P2P piracy fines
Germany has passed a law that sets fixed limits on the fines that can be imposed on Internet users who share music, movies or other material illegally.
Unauthorized P2P music sharing falls by 26 percent
NPD attributes drop to legal alternatives
U.S. House of Representatives bans Spotify from member's computers
The U.S. House of Representatives has strangely blocked streaming music leader Spotify from its member's computers. Citing a decade-old rule ......
The Pirate Bay stops distributing .torrent files
The Pirate Bay has ceased distributing torrent files, a necessary move, they say, to "step forward in technology." Instead of torrent files, ......
RIAA spokeswoman attempts to rewrite history claiming file sharing lawsuits succeeded
An RIAA representative wrote an editorial to a Nashville newspaper claiming the organization stopped suing people because it worked so well.
Internet entrepeneur sues CNET for distributing P2P software
CNET and CBS Interactive are facing a copyright infringement lawsuit for providing downloads of P2P software and promoting their use for infringement.
Will Google Music add P2P file sharing?
Google Music, the cloud locker that is set to expand into a fully fledged music download service in the coming weeks, could be coming with a ......
Bully file sharing solicitors fined
Pair behind threatening letters for alleged piracy given hefty fines. Davenport Lyons former intellectual property partner Brian Miller, ......
Scottish woman given probation for sharing music
Anne Muir gets three years probation sentence for sharing music online. She is the first person in Scotland to ever be convicted of illegally ......
Hackers expose flaws of French 'three strikes' software
Software that would be used for France's 'three strikes' anti-piracy policy found to be tremendously flawed. Last week, plans to implement ......
P2P piracy drops significantly following LimeWire shut down
The NPD Group reported earlier this week that P2P piracy in the United States declined significantly in 2010. The market research firm said ......
Federal judge backs mass file sharing lawsuits
A federal judge has given a boost to rights' holders looking to sue thousands of file sharers in the United States for copyright infringement. ......
Record labels want $75 trillion in damages from LimeWire
Prompting Federal Judge Kimba Wood to call the request "absurd," the record labels are demanding $75 trillion from the now deceased file-sharing ......
Tiny group of pirates responsible for most of unauthorized file sharing
Spanish researchers at the Carlos III University of Madrid have posted interesting results today in regards to filesharing. The researchers ......
Judge demands evidence of actual music industry damages in LimeWire case
With the RIAA asking for $1 billion in copyright infringement damages from Lime Group LLC, providers of the LimeWire gnutella P2P client, a ......