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Mac BitTorrent Client Transmission Gets Infected With Malware Again

For the second time in five months, the Transmission BitTorrent client for Mac has been infected with malware.

Popular Torrent Search Engine Shuts Down Without Explanation

The torrenting community has been tumultuous these past few weeks. First, Kickass Torrents was seized by the government after the owner’s arrest. Now, one of the largest search engines has vanished.

Pirate Bay Founder Will Sue The Recording Industry For A Change

Last week the Helsinki District Court decided that Peter Sunde, one of the co-founders of file-sharing portal The Pirate Bay, owes quite a bit of money to the music industry. Specifically, he owes a coalition of Sony Music Entertainment, EMI, Universal Music and Warner Music $US400,000 ($533,429), as reported by Torrent Freak. His response? No, screw you.

Australians Aren't Afraid Of The Copyright Police, Game Of Thrones Piracy Boom Shows

Local pirates clearly aren’t trying too hard to cover their tracks, with a hefty slice of Game of Thrones season premiere downloads traced back to Australia.

Once again Game of Thrones has smashed records in Australia, with this week’s Season 6 premiere attracting 727,000 viewers on Foxtel to become the most-watched show in Australian subscription television history. That’s a 30 per cent jump on last year, before you even count Foxtel Play streaming viewers, but not everyone wanting to learn the fate of Jon Snow decided to do the right thing.

The Record Industry Is Suing Aurous, The Popcorn Time For Music 

Well that didn’t take long. Just a few days after Aurous launched its free, torrent-based music streaming service and hours after it won widespread media coverage, the RIAA announced an aggressive lawsuit to bring it down. So much for easy piracy.

uTorrent To Abandon Crapware Installer And Seek Out New Revenue Model

In a move that’s likely too little, too late, uTorrent has decided to stop bundling crapware with its (once) popular BitTorrent client. While it hasn’t come up with an alternative just yet, the developer plans to be more “open and transparent” as it considers its options.

Five Best BitTorrent Clients

BitTorrent is a great way to transfer and share large files, but it’s only as convenient and efficient as the application you use to seed and download them. This week, we’re looking at five of the best BitTorrent clients, based on your nominations.

How To Make Sure Your Torrent Client Isn't Secretly Mining Bitcoin

If you use uTorrent for your torrenting needs, there’s a good chance your client is also mining Bitcoin without you even realising it, and gobbling up your computer’s processing power.

BitTorrent And The Digital Fingerprints We Leave Behind

The Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Limited piracy court case raises many questions about what sort of trail people leave when they use technology to make illegal copies of movies and other copyrighted material.

10 Episodes Of Doctor Who Released On BitTorrent... By The BBC

The BBC has been very accommodating when it comes to providing access to the very latest in Doctor Who content. But how about the not-so-new? Turns out the broadcaster is more than happy to embrace the internet’s strengths: it has made available 10 episodes of the most recent season via BitTorrent.

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