Thanks to Jay-Z, Wu-Tang Will Sell Just One Copy of Their Secret Album

You've heard of rare records before, but what Wu-Tang Clan is planning for its stealthy double album, The Wu–Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, is unprecedented. The legendary rap group will sell only one copy, encased in an engraved silver and nickel box. It will be very, very expensive. Read More >>

Torrent Site Popcorn Time, Shut Down Yesterday, is Alive Again

That was quick. After closing up shop yesterday among the usual copyright questions, and just a week after its first launch, Popcorn Time is back. TorrentFreak has the story of how the project, abandoned by its founders, will live on at the hands of YTS developers. Read More >>

The Pirate Bay Leaves Sweden Over Legal Threats

The Pirate Bay is leaving Sweden, because pressure from a local anti-piracy group representing the entertainment industry is getting too much for it. Instead, the 'Bay will be hosted across Norway and Spain, reports Torrent Freak. Read More >>

BitTorrent's Trying Hard To Get Friendly With the Entertainment Industry

Torrenting, it's the tool of thieves and pirates, right? The evil protocol no honest person should ever dare touch? Not quite, but it's got that reputation with some, and it's trying hard to shake it. According to BitTorrent's executive director of marketing Matt Mason, they plan to take it all the way in the other direction and get into legal content distribution. Read More >>

Google's Pop-Up-Pirate Problem Is Really Grinding the Governments Gears

Google succumbed to the screaming horde of rights holders in August by agreeing to start making 'pirate' sites more difficult to find through Google -- but has it made any difference at all? Read More >>

Who's Downloading What Near You?

As part of a report into the UK's music piracy hotspots, the BBC has cobbled together a searchable database which uses location data to tell you what your neighbours are likely to be downloading right now. Read More >>


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