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Opera Mulls BitTorrent Support
Alternative web browser Opera has introduced a beta version with BitTorrent support.
July 7, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Bram Cohen Lambastes Avalanche
Bram Cohen, the developer of BitTorrent, has a few choice words for Avalanche.
June 21, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Bizarre Day in BitTorrent Land
It has been an interesting week in the BitTorrent world. Security researcher Chris Boyd revealed some troubling news regarding the incursion of BitTorrent adware. One of the company's responsible for releasing BitTorrent adware has been hacked in response.
June 17, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
BitComet Introduces DHT Layer
BitComet joints BitTorrent and Azureus to incorporated co-called "trackerless" support.
June 9, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
TorrentSpy in Transition
With the weight of the MPAA pressing down on the BitTorrent community, TorrentSpy is feeling the heat.
June 8, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Film Maker Receives C and D Letter for Distributing Personal Work
1and1, “the worlds #1” web hosting company, issued a copyright violation email to an individual running a BitTorrent tracker. The problem however, is the individual is the creator and owner of the all work indexed on the BitTorrent tracker. Although resolved, the situation sheds light on the lack of knowledge surrounding the BitTorrent protocol.
June 7, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Slyck Interviews The Pirate Bay
Interview with Anakata, administrator of the most talked about Torrent site.
June 7, 2005
ThePirateBay Releases Version 2.0
After a clever public relations stunt that had many speculating about the demise of this BitTorrent site, a new version of ThePirateBay has arrived.
June 2, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
ThePirateBay Closure a Hoax - Update
Another BitTorrent tracker site goes offline - but this time it's just a hoax. Update: A new version of ThePirateBay is on its way.
June 1, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke in the face of the MPAA
Former developer creates fast and efficient torrent searching, with security benefits for hosts.
May 29, 2005
DMCA Compels to Remove Star Wars Torrents is forced to removes its indexing of any and all references to Star Wars.
May 26, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke goes Offline, a well know BitTorrent indexing site, voluntarily removes itself from the online world.
May 25, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Bram Cohen Releases BitTorrent Search Engine
Bram Cohen, the developer behind the currently beleaguered BitTorrent network, has released his BitTorrent search engine.
May 25, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA, FBI and U.S. Customs Shut Down EliteTorrents
The actions taken against turn out to be legitimate, as the MPAA works in conjunction with the FBI and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement to eliminate this high profile BitTorrent indexing site.
May 25, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke Hacked
An ominous message on the homepage of dictates the FBI and U.S. Customs shut down this site. However it now appears this is the result of a complex hack. Update: U.S. Feds, in conjunction with the MPAA, shut down.
May 25, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke

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