Where Torrents Infringe

There’s been a lot of action targeting torrent websites, especially in recent months. It seems that part of the problem is that people don’t understand, a lot of the time, what’s going on with sites. It’s also clear from some filings, that the agents and courts don’t either. In the spirit of educating, I’ve decided […]
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How Anti-P2P lawsuit evidence is collected.

There are many people around the world that have received a letter, demanding money because of a bittorrent download. The question that is going through their heads is ‘how did they track me’, with perhaps “how can I prevent them?” To address this, I made a video that should explain these things. There are many […]
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UK Cost-Sharing Consultation Farce, and Response

Another day, another consultation response. This ‘consultation‘ from the BIS focuses on the “cost sharing” aspects of the Digital Retardation Economy Act. As usual, the document will be published by the BIS in due course, but I prefer to publish it myself, ahead of time – I have no reason to hide my answers away, or bury […]
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Why the Truth Police Trumps Panorama’s “Net Police”

Panorama just aired an ‘interesting’ show tonight. Entitled “Are the Net Police Coming for You?”, the BBC describes the show in the following way. A proposed new law is threatening to disconnect the millions of internet users who unlawfully download free music, films and TV. Jo Whiley looks at how broadband use at home may […]
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Why the US film Industry is Going Bankrupt

About 2 years ago, in the January of 08, I started a little project. It was to look at the box office figures put out by the film industry, and look how p2p had impacted them. I did some initial research, which looked at US box office figures for 1996-2007. Then, in June 07, I […]
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A Brief History of the Oink Trial Pt1

So the oink trial is over, and Alan won. In a larger sense, many of us won. The Oink raid and trial was, at it’s essence, a show-trial, every bit a spectacle trial (or ‘spectrial’) as last years Pirate Bay one – if not moreso. After all, the Swedish Police didn’t do the raid accompanied […]
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