Thanks to Jay-Z, Wu-Tang Will Sell Just One Copy of Its Secret Album

You've heard of rare records before, but what Wu-Tang Clan is planning for its stealthy double album, The Wu–Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, is unprecedented. The legendary rap group will sell only one copy, encased in an engraved silver and nickel box. It will be very, very expensive. » 3/26/14 2:50pm 3/26/14 2:50pm

Torrent Site Popcorn Time, Shut Down Yesterday, Is Alive Again

That was quick. After closing up shop yesterday among the usual copyright questions, and just a week after its first launch, Popcorn Time is back. TorrentFreak has the story of how the project, abandoned by its founders, will live on at the hands of YTS developers. » 3/15/14 11:00am 3/15/14 11:00am

BitTorrent Wants To Be Hollywood's New Best Friend

Torrenting, it's the tool of thieves and pirates, right? The evil protocol no honest person should ever dare touch? Not quite, but it's got that reputation with some, and it's trying hard to shake it. According to BitTorrent's executive director of marketing Matt Mason, they plan to take it all the way in the other… » 12/01/12 10:00am 12/01/12 10:00am

Mininova Threatened With $1500 Fine For Each Link To an Illegal Torrent

Hugely popular torrent indexer Mininova has been slapped with a debilitating ruling, in the Netherlands: Within the next three months, the site has to remove all links to infringing torrents, after which it'll be fined 1000 Euros for each one. » 8/26/09 1:21pm 8/26/09 1:21pm