One of the world's most popular torrent downloaders, uTorrent, has been revealed as attempting to install a resource-hogging Bitcoin miner along with itself, slowing your PC to a crawl as it runs in the background.
The developer of the popular Android calendar app Today Calendar has started to fight piracy of his product by adding pirate-themed messages to the app that suggest users of pirated copies "walk the plank" or attend a "pirate party."
Notorious torrent site The Pirate Bay has returned to life just a month after being taken offline by Swedish police last December. The site is blamed for copyright fraud amounting to billions of dollars by the music, film and software industries.
The closed-down torrent site The Pirate Bay appears to be returning to life as a mysterious string of text, believed by many to be an encryption key, has appeared on the site's homepage, accompanied by a digital clock of the time since the site closed.
The US Statement Department asked the designer of the Liberator 3D-printed firearm to take down the blueprints from the Internet. However, popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay is, well, sticking to its guns by keeping the torrent available.
Following a months-long drought, China now finds itself reeling from continuous downpours in recent days which have caused massive flooding, killed at least 52 and forced almost 100,000 people to evacuate its central and southern regions.
The image of family gathering together to observe news or other media has been symbolic of American culture for decades. First was the radio, then the television, then movie theatres, then movie rentals and more television.
Internet service provider Bell Canada has admitted to throttling traffic and slowing data transfers for its third-party ISPs, DigitalJournal.com has learned. Some customers are facing Net speed slowed down from 500 to 30 kilobytes per second.
Even with these two new high definition formats out there had to be a matter of time before they got cracked. According to the link above there is a movie out on the bittorrent network at a whopping 19gb in size.
It turns out that Wal-Mart is running targeted banner campaigns on The Pirate Bay to promote their DVDs. They hereby contribute to the estimated $75,000 in ad revenues the Pirate Bay generates every month.