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Torrent Site Torrentz.com Shut Down
Torrentz.com has been shut down, courtesy of Microsoft.
February 11, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
British Album Sales Increase Sobered by Singles Decline
As lower prices push CD album sales in the United Kingdom up, the ease of free P2P networks and industry-sanctioned services dampen the music industry’s glee.
February 11, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Sharman Challenges Recording Industry
Slyck catches up with Phil Morle, CTO of Sharman Networks, as they look to have the Anton Piller order set aside.
February 10, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
MIPI Raids Boost FastTrack's Population
While Sharman Networks prepare to fight off the Australian copyright industry, FastTrack sees its userbase climb.
February 8, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Sharman Networks (Kazaa) Raided By Music Industry
The enforcement arm of the Australian music industry raids the Sharman Networks' offices.
February 6, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Tower Records Files for Bankruptcy
As online music distribution ramps up, the significance of brick and motar CD stores is called into greater question.
February 5, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Grokster Upgrades to FastTrack 2.6 Stack
After nearly a year of using an outdated FastTrack stack, Grokster finally updates to version 2.6.
February 5, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
StreamCast Confident of Morpheus Victory - Update
StreamCast lawyers feel victory is imminent as copyright lawyers find their backs to the wall. Update: You can listen to the entire proceedings in mp3 format.
February 4, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Morpheus 4.0 Arrives
For better or worse, the multifaceted Morpheus 4.0 arrives on the P2P scene.
February 3, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
StreamCast and Grokster Take on Copyright Industry
The stakes are high as the copyright industry fights to hold P2P developers responsible for the actions of their users.
February 2, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Ares Hits 100,000 Users
The venerable Ares network becomes one of the fastest growing communities as it hits 100,000 users. We also look at Ares cousin, the controversial "Warez P2P" client.
January 30, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
P2P Developers Cannot Block Copyrighted Material
Slyck catches up with Adam Eisgrau of P2P United, who responds to Senator Grahams request that file-sharing developers block copyrighted material.
January 29, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA Hiring Anti-Piracy Squad
Interesting job advertisement from the MPAA...
January 29, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
EFF Updates P2P Developers Legal Guide
The EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) addresses several significant legal points for P2P developers.
January 28, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Getting Into BitTorrent
While Slyck covers the very popular BitTorrent network fairly regularly, we are still often asked, \"What the heck is BitTorrent?\"’
January 27, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
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