The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
By Tim Greene | 30 September, 2011 01:31
The publisher of the uTorrent file-sharing program has admitted to suffering a major security breach that allowed attackers to substitute downloads of its client for malware pushing fake antivirus software.
By John E Dunn | 16 September, 2011 00:15
While many Aussie filmmakers are still struggling to reach a local audience who are often disengaged with traditional mediums of broadcasting, one new series has used Web generated content in an attempt to overcome such challenges.
By Lisa Banks | 09 August, 2011 14:30
Voltage Pictures, producers of the Oscar-winning 2009 film "The Hurt Locker," is suing 24,583 BitTorrent users for downloading the film.
By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal | 25 May, 2011 01:26
Gary Fung founded BitTorrent search engine isoHunt.com in 2003 when he was a 19-year-old student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
By Eric Lai | 07 November, 2009 11:41
The Pirate Bay, a torrent site that has attracted millions of users by offering a wealth of (often illegal) content, is now at a turning point. With a $3.8 million fine dangling around the neck of the owners and a fresh $7.8 million acquisition by Global Gaming Factory X, announced this morning, the site is about to embrace a legal business model. How well will this work?
By Daniel Ionescu | 01 July, 2009 00:02
Ah, the Internet cafe, home to yuppies, flavored lattes, and The Pirate Bay? If you haven't heard, Swedish Internet cafe operator, Global Gaming Factory X, today bought The Pirate Bay for $7.8 million. The new owner says it intends to sail The Pirate Bay out of its murky waters, and put the former rogues gallery on the straight and narrow. In other words, The Pirate Bay is going legitimate.
By Ian Paul | 01 July, 2009 04:36