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Australian TV Networks Haven't Learned A Damn-Thing From Piracy

Illegal piracy of TV and movies is becoming an epidemic around the world, and Australia is leading the way. We’re top of the charts for illegal downloads of new shows and have been for some time. So with piracy so high, why in the name of sanity would Channel Seven decide to delay the screening Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, of one of this year’s most anticipated shows, by not just a few hours or even a whole day, but by a whole week? Have you people learned nothing?


Telstra Kicking Off Voluntary Filter Trials, Seeking Volunteers

Fancy putting your hand up to be part of a voluntary filter trial involving deep packet inspection all designed to thwart piracy? Telstra wants to hear from you.


BitTorrent Sync Should Hit iOS "Soon"

BitTorrent Sync, the peer to peer competitor for services such as Dropbox is launching an iOS client this week.


BitTorrent's Personal Cloud Service, Sync, Just Moved Into Beta Today

BitTorrent’s personal cloud service, Sync, just moved into beta today. And now, it even has its own Android app. If you need some online space the NSA can’t get at, go check it out. It’s free!


Australia Still World-Beaters When It Comes To Game Of Thrones Piracy

Congratulations, Australia! You bunch of swashbuckling, Game Of Thrones-torrenting, content piracy lovers: thanks to the efforts of the country’s pirates, Australia is still leading the world in Game Of Thrones piracy, as the season finale sets new BitTorrent records around the world.


You Can Now Buy Stuff From Right Inside A Torrent

BitTorrent always has something cooking, from a streaming video protocol that never overloads, to a neat little private cloud storage system. Now the company’s invented a new kind of torrent that lets content creators pack their own little store right inside.


Netflix: Where We Set Up Shop, Torrenting Drops

The Chief Content Officer of streaming giant Netflix claims the modern trend for easily streaming legal content is impacting on the more hardcore Bittorrent scene, with pirate traffic dropping in countries when Netflix switches on its servers. According to Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, this is because “…people are mostly honest.”


Set Up Your Own Personal Storage Cloud With BitTorrent Sync

One of BitTorrent’s latest little tricks, a sorta-kinda-but-not-really cloud storage service, just grew up into a real app today. Bit Torrent Sync and all of its shared folder goodness just launched into Alpha today, and you can go check it out for yourself.


Download BitTorrent Files From Your Browser With BitTorrent Surf Beta

Yo ho yo ho, a pirate’s life for me. And for you! And for everyone! Because downloading BitTorrent files just got a lot easier. BitTorrent is finally pushing its torrenting browser plug-in, BitTorrent Surf, to beta for you to try.


Aussies Still Leading The World In Game Of Thrones Piracy

The third season of Game Of Thrones kicked off over the Easter weekend, breaking the records for the largest audience ever… for a torrent. More than 160,000 simultaneous peers connected to popular torrents of the first episode, with Australia the most frequent pirating nation.