While operating ViRiLiTY has proved to be a very ‘productive’ warez-scene group, reportedly releasing about 8,000 commercial software and keygens. Now they quit the scene after 7 year s of activity. In the retirement announcement ViRiLiTY thanks all those who have stayed by their side since their debut back in 2002, but also apologizes to
A new site was recently born and, at a first glance, it promises to incite the BitTorrent scene through its unique features What is Files24? One could probably see the service as a mixture between IMDb and BitTorrent. The site lists a number of movies each with useful movie data included such as a genre,
TechDirt has recently come across a very interesting study that shows file sharing has passed the boundaries of popular content such as music, movies, games etc and scientific papers are being downloaded for free by medical students who don’t want to spend their pocket money on research material. The study tells about the trading of
This week Google extended its services with a musical one that offers free streams and downloadable MP3s but probably to see in it a challenger to Apple’s online music market would be too soon. The idea of the service which uses Google’s Onebox search feature (which presents the user with contextual information for his searches),
Internet service provider TalkTalk wants to take the matter to court In a P2PON post two days ago we reported about Lord Mandelson’s plans (read: threat) to implement the “three strikes” policy from July 2011 if the sending warning letters to suspected pirates fails to lead to a 70 percent reduction in illegal file sharing.