News tagged ‘file sharing’

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012

Dropbox Makes Sharing Even Easier with Links

Dropbox Makes Sharing Even Easier with Links

Dropbox, one of the most popular cloud storage services, has unveiled an even easier way of sharing files through a custom-generated link that can be sent to anyone.

Monday, 16 Apr 2012

Church of Kopimism Recognized by Sweden

Church of Kopimism Recognized by Sweden

The Church of Kopimism, which believes in the open distribution of information and content, has been recognized as a religion in Sweden. This "church" also regards "Ctrl+C" and "Ctrl+V" to be sacred symbols.

Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012

The Pirate Bay Clears Out Its Torrent Files

The Pirate Bay Clears Out Its Torrent Files

The Pirate Bay, home to the world's largest stash of torrents, has officially removed all torrent links on their website and replaced them with magnet links. But that doesn't mean that it's the end of torrents.

Monday, 27 Feb 2012

RapidShare Throttles Downloads

RapidShare Throttles Downloads

In a move to perhaps ensure its survival, RapidShare has decided to reduce download speeds for free users. The move is designed to make the site less attractive as a platform for pirates.

Thursday, 8 Sep 2011

The Battle Against File Sharers Continues

The Battle Against File Sharers Continues

New Zealand's new laws trying to clamp down on file sharing and P2P seem to have the undesired effect of spooking web users to completely stop all online activities as ISPs report downturns in traffic.

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