I, Billco, am a strong supporter of piracy; I think it’s a great thing. I say this, despite being a software developer, amateur musician and huge music/movie buff. It doesn’t make any sense, right ?
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Jury penalises music file-sharer – BBC NEWS A Minnesota woman just lost in court against the RIAA, and has been slapped with a quarter-million dollar judgement. Now I don’t care how much music she was sharing (it wasn’t much!) or how badly she may have messed up her testimony, there’s just no fucking […]
The article at News.com.com.com.com 😛 You’ve got to love California and their Hollywood legal system. A federal judge has ordered TorrentSpy.com to start tracking its visitors’ habits, as part of the discovery process in their suit against the MPAA. It just keeps getting better and better (and by that I mean WORSE). You […]
In a world where a large portion of internet users are on fast broadband connections, we sometimes come across slow-loading web sites. Weâ€™re quick to notice when it takes more than a second or two to load, but what do you do when itâ€™s been over a minute since you clicked the link ?
In the world of file sharing, BitTorrent is huge. There are dozens of clients for every mainstream operating system, heck there are even gadgets that download torrents without a computer! Everyoneâ€™s uploading and downloading all sorts of stuff, good and bad, but there is one thing I feel compelled to address and that is the â€˜Super Seederâ€™ option.
The colorful pile of user-submitted shit, better known as Digg, issued a little PR message regarding the recent censorship of HD-DVD decryption techniques. Nevermind the fact that these articles got upwards of 15 thousand votes or â€œdiggsâ€, and were by far the most popular topics of the past week.