News "BitTorrent" May 2012 News Archive

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This page contains all the news items for the tag "BitTorrent" for the month of May 2012. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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Weekly News Roundup (27 May 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 27 May 2012 ... Read more ...
May
27
2012



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Anti-Piracy Attack On BitTorrent Networks Could Be Illegal

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The Polish arm of CERT has noticed a ramp up of BitTorrent based poisoning attacks in recent months, which could be the work of anti-piracy firms, and legality issues have been raised in relation to these "attacks" ... Read more ...
May
24
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (20 May 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 20 May 2012 ... Read more ...
May
20
2012



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New Research: Pre-Release Piracy Helps Album Sales

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A new research paper suggests that pre-release piracy on BitTorrent networks does not affect music album sales, and in fact, it may even help ... Read more ...
May
19
2012



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Microsoft Funds Russian BitTorrent Blocker 'Pirate Pay'

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Russian company says they have the solution to the BitTorrent piracy problem, through a tool called Pirate Pay, and development of it is being funded by software giant Microsoft ... Read more ...
May
16
2012



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IP Address Can't Be Used To Identify Individuals, Judge Rules

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A New York district court judge clearly spells out the case against using IP addresses to identify pirates, and urges other judges to throw out mass copyright lawsuits that are a "waste of judicial resources" ... Read more ...
May
4
2012