No, Comcast is NOT Monitoring Your Connection

Letters and emails have been sent out for P2P use for many years, but people still don’t fully understand what they are, and what they mean. This confusion is only going to get worse as the planned 6-strike deadline gets here. Despite the proposed ‘six strikes’ measure being delayed, it’s still coming, as Verizon confirmed […]
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[HoM] Rant Factor 9, Scotty

A quick one, but perhaps the funnier for it. What do you do when you don’t bother to check basic facts, or guidelines? Well, if you’re like one person, you go on a rant. A quick one, but perhaps the funnier for it. What do you do when you don’t bother to check basic facts, […]
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The Pirate Bay Block: Control, Not Infringement

You might have heard around the net today, that the UK courts have ruled that major UK ISP’s have to block the Pirate Bay. But why should it be blocked? Is it an issue of infringement, as they claim, or is it more insidious, and an attempt to hold back some of the losses in […]
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[Apr1] New Job, Politics&P2P on Hold

As many will know, I’ve been really quiet here recently. There has been a reason for that. For the last month, I’ve been in negotiations for a new job. These were concluded yesterday, and now I am able to announce that starting tomorrow, I’m going to be the assistant technical manager for the US Copyright […]
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Common Bittorrent Mistakes, Part 1

There’s a number of common mistakes made by people, when they decide to torrent things Some of these are long-standing mistakes, and others are more common. The one thing they have in common, is that they’re all easily avoidable. We’ve covered some typical mistakes and some handy tips in the past, but it’s always good […]
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[HoM] First Two-Time Moron!

There is just something stupid about people sometimes. They act without thinking, they don’t check facts, and they believe they’re always right, despite evidence to the contrary. It’s bad enough when this happens once, but for it to happen twice is incredibly bad. Yet it HAS happened, as a previous Hall of Morons entrant decided […]
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