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A Profile in File-Sharing
Four months and 150,000 questionnaires later, Warez P2P publishes their survey that takes a look into the file-sharing community.
June 12, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
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
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
eDonkey/Overnet Rapidly Approaching FastTrack
The current reign of FastTrack as the king of file-sharing is cast into serious doubt as the eDonkey2000/Overnet community rapidly approaches its impressive size.
May 13, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Kazaa Unseated From Number 1 Spot
Kazaa Media Desktop, the long running king at, has finally been pried from its number one spot.
May 3, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
The State of Music Downloading
One in seven Internet users say they no longer download music files. The number of American Internet users who say they download music or share files online has increased slightly, but continues to sag well below peak levels.
April 27, 2004
by Chuck Solitude
EMI Job Cuts: The Price of Piracy?
Perhaps with the announcement of 1,500 job losses at EMI, file sharers can see the true cost of their crime.
March 31, 2004
CD Sales Decline Moderate
Despite a thriving P2P market, the RIAA reports a moderation in the decline of CD sales.
March 8, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
P2P: Then, Now and the Future
P2P technology has come a long way in the past few years, in this article we discuss P2P's past, present and potential future.
February 23, 2004
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
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
BitTorrent Statistics
Ever wonder how large the BitTorrent network really is?
January 21, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
Music Decline Less in 2003
CD sales were down in 2003, but the rate of decline has slowed considerably.
January 2, 2004
by Thomas Mennecke
RIAA & MPAA Ask, Why Me?
Just when the copyright industry thought things were going so well, their world came crumbling down.
December 23, 2003
by Thomas Mennecke
P2P Users Face New Challenge - Update
In the endless technological arms race, a company named MesoCom hopes to achieve an upper hand in blocking P2P traffic. Is this software a threat or just another nuisance for the talented P2P community to defeat?
December 15, 2003
by Thomas Mennecke

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