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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SuperSeed Testing

I dabble in research, as some might have noticed. One of the things I’m testing at present is ‘superseed’ or ‘initial seeding’ feature of many clients. To do that, I’m going to need your help. I need peers for the swarm. Now, I’m using a 60Mb file courtesy of TorrentFreak.tv, and will be testing 18 […]
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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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Oink and the Technicolour Lie-coat

One of the core philosophies of reporting is that you only print what you’re sure of. If you don’t know, don’t say. That way Libel lies. Someone really should tell the Northern Echo (Update; see comments, it’s written by the Press Association) that. Today, they ran a piece about the restarting of Alan Ellis’ trial. […]
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UK P2P Consultation Response

The UK P2P consultation closed yesterday. I submitted mine 10 minutes after the deadline, which was to quote Mike Klym in response to a question from my longtime friend and co-worker Ben Jones, “One second to midnight tonight!” Mine was a little after the deadline, Google records the time as 14 minutes after the hour […]
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