Posts tagged "file sharing"

Kim Dotcom’s Disembodied Head Vows iTunes-Beating Music Service at SXSW

Watch out, Apple. As the music-streaming business evolves at a pace that has the potential to remake the industry, a self-styled outlaw has taken explicit…
By: Marc Hogan / March 12, 2013

Music Piracy’s Search Problem: Recording Industry Bringing the Fight to Google

The conflict between the music business and Silicon Valley is approaching a new milestone. As Digital Music New…
By: Marc Hogan / February 6, 2013

Kim Dotcom’s MEGA File-Sharing Network Adds Pirate-Friendly Search Engine

MEGA? More like Megaupload.Kim Dotcom's new file-sharing service now has a search engine, Wired reports. The addition brings MEGA closer to the hilariously…
By: Marc Hogan / January 31, 2013

Downloaders Beware: Copyright Alert System Arises as Torrent Sites Enter the Cloud

And the war over copyright infringement on the Internet wages on, with the last couple of days revealing tactical moves from both sides of the…
By: Chris Martins / October 19, 2012

Torrent Site Pirate Bay Moves to Cloud, Sees Silver Lining

In the past year, more and more music has gone to the cloud, with Amazon, Google, and Apple launching services to store individual…
By: Marc Hogan / October 18, 2012

Torrent Site Pirate Bay Suffers Outage, Anonymous Responds

A major file-sharing site suffered an extended outage over the past two days. The Pirate Bay told file-sharing blog TorrentFreak a…
By: Marc Hogan / October 3, 2012

Story of the Year: The October Surprise

October 10, 2007, is a day that will live in infamy in the hearts of major-label executives. That was the day Radiohead, after more tha…
By: David Peisner / January 5, 2008

Illegal Peer-to-Peer Site OiNK Shut Down by Police

It appears Radiohead can now increase the sound quality of In Rainbows; Today, music file sharing giant OiNK has been shut down by…
By: SPIN Staff / October 23, 2007