PIRATE BAY Announces New IP Address, Effort Designed For Proxy Friendliness.

You can’t keep a good torrent site down. Unless you’re the slew of porn torrent sites that I used to frequent. In that case you can stake them through the heart and leave me devastated. Not Pirate Bay though, nope. No way.

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PIRATE BAY Offline After “Quite Big” DDoS Attack; Don’t Look At Anonymous They Say.

I would never download torrents (heh), but if I did I wouldn’t use Pirate Bay. That’s why despite it being down apparently for a day, I haven’t noticed.

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Microsoft Invests In Russian Company That Kills BitTorrent Traffic. Ah, F**k!

There’s a Russian start-up out there called  Pirate Pay that wants to take your porn and music from you. Using some sort of nefarious (or is it heroic?) method, they can kill BitTorrent streams. Such a skill assuredly attracts those who are interested in protecting their wares, and Microsoft would certainly fit the bill.

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BitTorrent Pirates Agree To Switch From Xvid to x264. I Nod Blankly

If you download TV series every once in a while – god condemn you! *cough* – you may notice a change in your file format. The people    “responsible for the highest quality, earliest infringing video releases” have come together and decided to dump Xvid for x264. I’m impressed these people have some sort of quorum.

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The Pirate Bay May Be Blocked In the UK. Figures, Colonists.

All you need to know about the Pirate Bay being blocked in the UK can be learned from watching the first “Pirates of the Carribean” movie where a plucky band of pirating assholes lead by Johnny Depp take on the British-People-Guys and their colonizing brigades.

I can’t be wrong about this, can I?

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BitTorrent Inventor: My Goal Is To Kill Off TV.

BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen dreams small.  Minuscule.  All he endeavors to do is to kill off television. As an aside, imagine being the guy or gal who created BiTorrent? Like a boss.

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