Master Minds Behind BitTorrents Phenominal Rise

October 26, 2006

Granny Pirate

I’ve got some good news and bad news for everyone worried about the .
Good news: People are ditching older P2P applications like Gnuttella, Limewire and eDonkey in droves.
Bad News: People are moving from these older applications to BitTorrent in bigger droves.
Since my rant on the “Torrent of TV Content” gushing from BitTorrent trackers earlier this year, I’ve been astonished by the growth of the network and the hundreds of sites that support its users.

Despite all the F.U.D. spread by the copyright industries, BitTorrent site administrators continue to put up trackers and build interesting front ends for downloading files. These sites have eclipsed the original application and its website in popularity. When anyone speaks of BitTorrent, they are actually talking about a loose knit amalgam of sites and administrators who account for the vast majority of the traffic on the network. Despite this fact, there has been no attention paid to these administrators and only nasty grams sent to the sites they run.

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AllofMP3 Brings Fight to Majors using Press

October 14, 2006

Its been brewing for months and very few sites can make enemies of the combined forces of the RIAA, the IFPI, and all 3 major labels without eventually succumbing to the pressure. It appears that the end may be near for our favorite quirk of globalization, Sure, everyone has been handicapping the tenacious band of music lovers and “consumer enthusiast” at, since they came to the media’s attention way back in 2001 and they are still here. Even I’ve predicted their deaths several times and have been proven wrong every time. But something is different now.

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Olbermann’s Beats O’reilly: Its all over for Fox News

October 2, 2006

Bill O’Reilly and FNC, officially Irrelevant?

Reflecting America’s revulsion with the shrill propaganda peddled by the neo-con zealots, the Fox News Channel (FNC) has been suffering a ratings slide that is only matched in intensity by the plunging credibility of the network. In desperation FNC is doing everything it can to sap the limited intelligence of ordinary Americans and dupe them back into watching the drivel on FNC. However according to many independent sources its not working, viewership continues to plummet, ratings continue to drop, people are turning away in droves and management has begun to panic.

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