torrenting

Nintendo Switch

How Pirated Versions of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Leaked Weeks Before Release

“As far as Switch games go this is the biggest ever,” one Switch piracy community member said.
Joseph Cox
11.26.18
BitTorrent

This One GIF Explains How BitTorrent Finds Files

Torrents, how do they work?
Clinton Nguyen
10.29.15
Music

The UK's Piracy Battle Is an Ongoing Arms Race

The anti-piracy campaign ramps up, but how effective is it?
Emiko Jozuka
10.10.15
Music

Legal Streaming Is Growing Faster than Torrenting Around the World

Netflix and YouTube are growing faster than torrenting in Europe and Asia, a new report suggests.
Jordan Pearson
9.18.15
News

Popcorn Time's Era of Lawsuit-Free Piracy Is Over

16 Popcorn Time users are being sued for allegedly streaming a bad movie.
Jason Koebler
9.2.15
short circuit

The Sad Sight of a Company Downloading Its Own Stolen Data

The feeling of watching Ashley Madison torrent its own data dump.
Joseph Cox
8.21.15
News

Sweden Orders the Seizure of The Pirate Bay's Domain Names

The site's comeback tour hits another snag.
Jason Koebler
5.19.15
Culture

µTorrent's Shady Bitcoin-Mining Program Could Blow Up Your Computer

Uninstall it, now.
Jason Koebler
3.6.15
Culture

The Pirate Bay's Return Continues to Be a Trainwreck

The embattled torrent site continues to face a whole litany of issues.
Jason Koebler
3.2.15
Culture

The Pirate Bay Is an FBI Honeypot: a Disconcertingly Plausible Conspiracy Theory

Sure, it's paranoid. But is it paranoid enough?
Jason Koebler
2.3.15
Culture

The Pirate Bay Finally Speaks: ‘Will We Reboot? We Don’t Know Yet’

The team says it's gotten some much-needed downtime thanks to Sweden's raid.
Jason Koebler
12.15.14
Culture

Fake Sites Are Already Cashing In on the Pirate Bay's Demise

Be wary of thepiratebay.ee.
Jordan Pearson
12.10.14
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