Uber hit by 57 million record data breach
Hid the breach for a year, sources say.
Hid the breach for a year, sources say.
Aims to block bot manipulation.
Critics campaign to stop that happening.
Another Z370 system arrives in our labs; this one costs £1,800 and sports an overclocked Core i7-8700K and a GTX 1070 Ti.
'Impossible to shut down,' claims creator.
Looks to protect consumers from infringement.
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.
A survey carried out by New Zealand-based UMR Research reveals that watching pornography online is considered morally more acceptable than P2P downloading.
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.
HP workers have created a 'darknet' system for anonymous communications which operates entirely within the browser.
The RIAA has won its case against Usenet.com after accusing the company of facilitating direct, contributory, and vicarious infringement of copyright.
An alliance of UK creative industries will today urge the Government to take action against illegal file sharers.
Cox Communications - the second largest ISP in the US - is to stop its policy of blocking P2P traffic outright in favour of a system of prioritisation.
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.
Anti-P2P company MediaDefender has been supplementing its income with spammed adverts for Internet pornography on P2P systems, according to leaked e-mails.
NVISION 2008: We've got some more information on Nvidia's X58 SLI announcement following discussions with the company's chipset team.
EA's Peter Moore has some ideas about how to battle piracy, namely going against the idea of suing game pirates.
Figures released by network equipment vendor Sandvine yesterday show peer-to-peer networking accounting for almost half of overall US Internet traffic.
Legal P2P startup QTrax is looking to repair the damage of a disastrous launch with news of an honest-to-goodness deal with Universal Music Group.
The NSD-100 "P2P Download Engine" is a standalone device that incorporates a basic Linux BitTorrent client into its firmware and it also supports printer sharing and NAS functionality. For under £50, could this be the very low power media hub we're all missing?
Smaller ISPs in Canada are finding that their wholesale connections are being 'managed' due to changes made by Bell Canada to shape P2P traffic without consent.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has announced that it is to distribute one of its most popular shows via BitTorrent.
A man responsible for downloading personal data from at least eighty-three individuals via P2P software and fraudulently using their identities has been sentenced to four years imprisonment.
Japanese ISPs have joined forces to introduce a system to disconnect users of peer-to-peer file sharing applications.
American ISP Verizon has become a charter member of the P4P Workgroup, a collective of ISPs with an interesting idea on how to make P2P perform better and cost less.
The UK Government has drafted plans that would demand ISPs to ban users that illegally download music and films.
The brave new digital download start-up QTrax we reported on yesterday seems to have been a little economical with the truth, and the promised launch never happened. Why?
QTrax has announced deals with major music industry types to offer a 25 million song catalogue for free download, with no risk of being sued? Has the music industry finally woken up?
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.
As an ISP, Plus.net finds itself as the middleman in arguments between law enforcement and accused file sharers. In an unusually down to earth blog post, a Plus.net employee lays it straight.
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 new study claims that peer to peer music sharing actually increases the sales of CDs and OiNK may be down, but that doesn't mean its spirit is dead...
Joost has announced that its peer-to-peer Internet TV service is now ready for public consumption - the beta is now open to anyone.
What can only be called a case of ultimate irony, Media Defender, a company dedicated to stopping the spread of music and movies on P2P networks, has had internal documents leaked onto the Internet.
After an online petition signed by over 16,000 people demanded that BBC's iPlayer software was open to more systems than just Windows XP and Internet Explorer, it seems something will finally be done!
Shut down the iPlayer? NEVER! Secret background processes continue to hog your Internet connection despite what you tell it to do.
For everyone who's argued that P2P and other illegal activities don't actually hurt record sales, we have news for you: you're right.
The BBC will be working with bit-torrent software developer Azureus to deliver hundreds of archived BBC television shows including Doctor Who and Fawlty Towers.
One chap decides to stand up to the RIAA and raises a very interesting legal point - what evidence does the RIAA actually have?