TPB Raid – 5 Years On, Still Going Strong

It’s now been 5 years since the Pirate Bay was raided by Swedish police, after extensive ‘urging’ by US trade groups and politicians. 5 years of wrangling to take down that bastion of piracy, that cocker-of-snoots to the influential and rich, and that distributor of torrent files and magnet links (and NOTHING ELSE!) When it […]
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Pirate Bay Injunction Shows Technological Ignorance

The recent injunction on the Pirate Bay prevents certain people from doing things. It goes from an injunctionthat prevents them from doing a combination of three things, to preventing doing any of three things. However, thats a significant drawback, as it prevents from doing lots of things The recent injunction on the Pirate Bay prevents […]
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Andrew Orlowski: Drunk, Unethical, or Just Plain Crap?

In the old days, reporting was easy. You took the facts of the story, and arranged them into a nice pleasant format that makes for easier reading. Nowadays, however, “Journalism” means taking a set of facts, discarding those that don’t fit with the story you aim to write, and then writing a piece of prose […]
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