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The Pirate Bay Moves Top Level Domain To Sint Maarten

05/01/2013, Due to pressure from Swedish authorities against the world’s most popular BitTorrent website for using its .se top level domain, The Pirate Bay has now moved its TLD to an island in the Caribbean called Sint Maarten. We’ve chronicled the...

US Ambassador Hopes Australians Will Stop Game Of Thrones Piracy

04/28/2013, Game of Thrones was crowned as the most illegally downloaded show in 2012. Earlier this month when its Season 3 premiere aired, it was downloaded over a million times in one day, breaking the previous record for the largest BitTorrent swarm ever. The...

The Pirate Bay Finds A New Home In Iceland

04/25/2013, A couple of weeks back we reported that The Pirate Bay had been kicked out of Greenland after merely two days. Tele-Post, a telecom company which monitors .GK registrations in Greenland, said that it blocked two Pirate Bay domain names because it fears...

BitTorrent Sync Alpha Unlimited File Sharing For All

04/23/2013, BitTorrent Sync (version alpha) is now available for all to use (for free). Prior to this a pre-alpha version was circulating, but the access was limited to 20,000 users. If you are not familiar with BitTorrent Sync, it is a software that allows private...

Greenland Kicks The Pirate Bay Out After Just Two Days

04/14/2013, On April Fools day The Pirate Bay announced that it was going to move its servers to the U.S. and was going to be renamed The Freedom Bay. That was obviously a joke. Being the number 1 file sharing website in the world and an ironical victim of copyright...

Game of Thrones Season 3 Preview Describes The Nature Of Chaos

02/11/2013, Do you sense that? Winter is indeed coming this spring as HBO’s Game of Thrones will start its third season starting March 31. Seeing as we’re over a month away from Game of Thrones’ premier, HBO has started the hype train with a new 40...

Hollywood Studios Reportedly Using BitTorrent To Pirate Movies

12/27/2012, Movie studios and record labels have always lamented how online piracy is destroying the industry and as we have seen in the past, these media giants have gone to rather extreme measures to punish individuals who have allegedly downloaded copyrighted...

BitTorrent Going Legal Next Year, Says Exec

11/30/2012, BitTorrent, the company responsible for developing the innovative technology that delivers gargantuan files across the Internet, is heading into a new direction. BitTorrent Executive Director for Marketing, Matt Mason, says that the company is planning to...

Demonoid domains up for sale

08/12/2012, There was quite a bit of news bytes floating around recently concerning popular BitTorrent site Demonoid which was recently shut down, as the authorities cited that to be a gift to the US. Well, it seems that more developments have happened since then,...

DJ Shadow – first artist to get paid by BitTorrent

07/24/2012, While BitTorrent usually isn’t synonymous with legitimate music downloads, it looks like things are about to change. According to reports online, BitTorrent is now being used to distribute original music starting with a turntablist known as DJ...

BitTorrent Torque introduced

07/06/2012, While BitTorrent downloads are usually handled by client-side apps on your computer, it looks like they might not have to be anymore. The folks behind the original BitTorrent client and technology have come up with BitTorrent Torque: “a JavaScript...