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  • Now it's Mininova's turn: Ordered to remove all infringing content, or else!

    Now it's Mininova's turn: Ordered to remove all infringing content, or else!

    Scratch one Web site off that “alternative to The Pirate Bay” list. Mininova has been ordered by a Dutch court to remove all links to copyrighted items from its servers, or face fines to the tune of €5 million. You get the feeling that the era of BitTorrent as we know it is about to end, don’t you? Read More

  • As Court Prepares Shackles For The Pirate Bay, Other Torrent Sites Are Ready To Replace It

    As Court Prepares Shackles For The Pirate Bay, Other Torrent Sites Are Ready To Replace It

    Despite some early fumbling by the prosecution, a judge in Sweden handed down a guilty verdict today in the case against The Pirate Bay, the popular BitTorrent search site. The four founders, who still seem to think this is a big joke, each face one year of jail time and a $3.6 million fine. The site will continue to function for now as they appeal the decision. Even though the Pirate Bay… Read More

  • Mininova Heads Towards 5 Billion Downloads

    Mininova Heads Towards 5 Billion Downloads

    The Pirate Bay may get all the headlines, but BitTorrent directory Mininova continues to grow. Stats from the site above (some are public, some via a non-published link) show the site is quickly racing towards 5 billion downloads after having only passed 4 billion February 18. On comparison, Mininova comes out ahead on traffic. The Pirate Bay doesn’t offer a download figure, only… Read More