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IFPI Fudging Piracy Numbers
The IFPI (International Federation for the Phonographic Industry) has stated piracy has fallen by 27%. Just how true is this?
June 9, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Lawsuits in Europe “inevitable”
The London based International Federation of the Phonographic Industry IFPI has prepared lawsuits against another 24 individual file sharers in Denmark, according to industry officials. The chances of lawsuits in Europe being expanded to Britain, France and Sweden have been described as “inevitable”.
June 8, 2004
iTunes to tackle Europe
Despite being late to the game, Apple is planning to muscle in on the European music download market, perhaps as early as the 15th June.
June 7, 2004
Software Patents: the Dirt
A quick overview of the current situation.
June 6, 2004
Solving Slow BitTorrent Download Speeds
BitTorrent can offer phenomenal download speeds. If you have been disappointed with your download speeds, then this is the starting point for you.
June 5, 2004
FastTrack (Kazaa) Continues its Slide
The Canadian piracy tracking firm IT Innovations and Concepts (ITIC), reports that the FastTrack network continues to fall from grace.
June 4, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Bram Cohen Reveals BitTorrent 2 Details
Creator Bram Cohen specifies the details of the next incarnation of the BitTorrent protocol.
June 3, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Shareaza 2.0 Released – Goes Open Source
Already offering stiff competition to the original Gnutella network, Shareaza raises the stakes by going open source.
June 2, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Is AOL your ISP? Do you download files from IRC? If so, read on to learn a way to bring the two together.
June 1, 2004
Movie Piracy – Online and Off
Even with a simple stroll down the street, the reflections and influence of file-sharing seem to pop up.
May 29, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Nonprofit Organization Doles out Files by the Petabyte
The Internet Archive: Another victory for fair use.
May 27, 2004
Is Profiting from P2P Wrong?
Two camps with different ideals are taking form. In one you have the commercial P2P’s like Kazaa, MP2P, and BearShare. The other is a non-profit, group of hobbyist like the eMule team, Bit Torrent community, and Shareaza.
May 26, 2004
RIAA   Again At  War With Swappers
493 more file sharers are being sued for copyright infringement as the music industry continues its crusade.
May 24, 2004
by Chuck Solitude
XoloX 2.0 Released
You may be thinking "who cares", however the fact this file-sharing application still exists is amazing in its own right.
May 23, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Slyck's Interview with KCeasy
Slyck speaks with the creator of KCeasy, a front end client for OpenFT (Open FastTrack) and Gnutella.
May 19, 2004
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