More p2p Stories

http://variety.com/2014/digital/news/popcorn-time-reality-check-usage-of-the-piracy-app-is-actually-tiny-1201136445/ BitTorrent-based video streaming app Popcorn Time may be the media darling of the moment, but it doesn’t account for a whole lot of P2P traffic — at least not yet. Popcorn Time usage makes up for  less than 1 percent of torrent downloads in March, according […] Read more at GigaOM »

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http://torrentfreak.com/three-strikes-law-does-nothing-to-curb-piracy-research-finds-140122/ Gradual copyright enforcement legislation, also known as three-strikes laws, don’t curb piracy: That’s the result of a new study that looked at the effectiveness of France’s anti-piracy legislation, which fines and disconnects users after repeat warnings. Researchers found, according to Torrentfreak, that this simply results […] Read more at GigaOM »

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Skype
photo: Flickr / dominiekth

The internet telephony service Skype got a good deal out of the net neutrality vote earlier this week, with the FCC deciding that Skype and… Read more »

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 1
photo: Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 1 (Warner Bros.)

Prosecuting the criminals that steal content is one way of fighting piracy. Over at Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX), they’re adopting a more opport… Read more »

Gavel
photo: Corbis / Tetra

Some interesting legal tidbits for the day:

»  The sharing of data through referral URLs — where companies pass on more about t… Read more »

Morning Lowdown
photo: Corbis / Patricia Curi

»  If you want a white iPhone, better be patient. Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) has experienced delays again and says the white version won’t… Read more »

Robinson Crusoe on raft
photo: Corbis / Jennifer Kennard

Looks like the sale saga of The Pirate Bay may not be over quite yet. The sale of the site’s domain and trademarks to Swedish software firm… Read more »

'Buy music' on iMac
photo: AP Images

You could shut down all the P2P BitTorrent trackers in the world but web pirates would still find other ways to share files directly with ea… Read more »

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