Within 3 hours of downloading, the copyright enforcers likely have your IP address, according to researchers who put a fake pirate server online and then sat back to see who came sniffing around.
Porn studios have turned to extortion of BitTorrent users to make money, looking for payouts of $1,000 to $5,000 from victims too embarrassed or shamed to defend themselves in court, a class action suit claims.
Even if you are one of the
several many entirely law-abiding users of BitTorrent, the mothership company Bittorrent, Inc. may recently have put you in harm's way.
Employees of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP) have been reportedly told that they are not permitted to run peer-to-peer file-sharing programs such as BitTorrent, KaZaa and Limewire.
Apple has reportedly rejected an application which would allow users to download material from peer-to-peer (P2P networks) from being listed in its iPhone App Store. DriveTrain from Maza Digital has been rejected, says Apple, because such application are "often used Read more…