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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With Love, to Tery

I’ve had several pieces I’ve worked on, and ready to go over the past few days, but I’ve been unable to finish them, or concentrate on them at all. On Friday, a dear friend, who was not only a shining example of goodness ,a good friend, and in many ways a surrogate mother, died. While she […]
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µTorrent 3 Beta Released – Goes Backwards

I’ve been a long-time user of µtorrent. I’ve been helping out with basic support int heir IRC channel for ooh… years. However, with recent developments, I may be moving away, and I’m not the only one. Recent builds have added more ‘features’, but have broken core ones in doing so, and the UI has been […]
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IE9 v Firefox4 Round 2 – Windows7

A week or two ago, I looked at a number of browsers, and compared them all. While it was done with my standard method on windows Vista, Windows7 is now more dominant. It’s also in many cases ‘faster’. So, Could browsers be written so as to unlock potential in Windows7 that isn’t there in Vista? […]
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Muon1 v4.45 Released

At long last, Muon1 has a client update. Version 4.45 went live 2 weeks ago, and carries some significant upgrades. Along with a better, more stable graphical mode, it’s accuracy has also been significantly improved. Muon1 is an odd project in many ways. Run entirely by one man over the last 10 years, (first in […]
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