Lenovo ShareIT proves a security nightmare
Hard-coded password of 12345678.
Hard-coded password of 12345678.
'Bye bye, Skype,' says Dotcom.
'Impossible to shut down,' claims creator.
Brand-new films hit the torrents.
Looks to protect consumers from infringement.
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Ofcom has published a draft code to establish a three-strikes copyright system in the UK, based on the DEA.
The High Court has ordered ISPs to start blocking access to Swedish file-sharing site The Pirate Bay.
The French Government is about to cut off 60 citizens for file-sharing violations.
Bayfiles enables users to share files via links, rather than searchable torrents.
BT could block Usenet indexing website Newzbin if the Motion Picture Association gets its way.
IMDEA researcher Michael Kryczka says that 66 per cent of torrents originate from just 100 seeders.
A US District Judge has ordered popular BitTorrent search engine IsoHunt to remove all links to copyright content - and a US pro-copyright group is suing 20,000 residents for file sharing.
The High Court has handed a judgement to Usenet gateway Newzbin, finding the company guilty of copyright infringement - despite the fact that content is offered by individual users.
The Digital Economy Bill - designed to curtail copyright infringement online - could have a nasty side effect: preventing businesses from offering their customers free WiFi.
A survey carried out by New Zealand-based UMR Research reveals that watching pornography online is considered morally more acceptable than P2P downloading.
TalkTalk executive Andrew Heaney has responded to comments made by Bono to the Wall Street Journal that ISPs should police copyright violations like child porn - calling it an "outrage."
A new survey conducted by Ipsos Mori and commissioned by Demos suggests that file sharers spend more than twice as much on music per year as non-infringing users.
The law firm who represented file sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset is now on the other side of the courtroom, accusing sharing site Scribd of infringement.
The RIAA has won its case against Usenet.com after accusing the company of facilitating direct, contributory, and vicarious infringement of copyright.
As the credit crunch bites, file sharing giant BitTorrent has made some cost-cutting measures including laying off half of its staff and replacing its CEO.
Troubled magazine sharing site mygazines.com has officially shut its doors, citing "monetory reasons and the state of the global economy" rather than legal issues for its closure.
Figures from pro-filesharing site TorrentFreak show large numbers of individuals downloading copies of popular TV shows - even when there's a legitimate, free version.
Figures released by network equipment vendor Sandvine yesterday show peer-to-peer networking accounting for almost half of overall US Internet traffic.
The Culture Minister of France has announced plans to introduce a three-strikes rule that will see file sharers disconnected from the 'net for up to a year.
According to figures released by pro-file sharing group TorrentFreak, the tiny single-file BitTorrent client uTorrent is experiencing rapid takeup - and is responsible for the majority of P2P traffic.
The Norwegian Consumer Council has issued a statement telling ISP customers not to admit to copyright infringement.
BitTorrent search engine TorrentSpy has voluntarily shut up shop ahead of a court ruling that would force it to reveal personally identifiable information about its users.
ISP Virgin Media and the British Phonographic Institute have joined forces to implement a three-strikes policy which will see sharers of copyright content disconnected.
The Motion Picture Association of America has released a statement coughing to 'human error' in a 2005 report almost tripling the claimed losses caused by file-sharing students.
The IFPI says that ISPs should take responsiblity for file sharing across their networks, and work to prevent users from infringing copyright across the 'net.
The French have led the way in terms of anti-piracy legislation by making the punishment by casual file-sharing consumer fit the crime committed. However, it's at some expense to online privacy.
A judge says 'Hasta la vista' to music companies seeking to prosecute music lovers over piratería de la música.
The British record industry is attempting to get ISPs to hand over the details of people it says are filesharing.
The musical monopoly says that file-sharing is flat. No, we didn't think so either...
People Near Me allows groups of friends or colleagues to share data and info ad-hoc.
The entertainment authorities manage to get another file-sharing network taken out. Students have been using the Internet 2 to transfer terabytes of data across the country to each other, but no more.
Sony OK's a potentially groundbreaking deal that will allow Playlouder customer to legally share their Sony licensed music files with other customers.
The Bit Torrent creator is in San Francisco for talks with major players in the media industry about turning the client into a legitimate enterprise.
Thanks to it's lax file sharing laws, Sweden is often thought of as the illegal downloader's paradise. That's about to change.