The Pirate Bay's Oldest Torrent Is Turning 10 And It's... A Recipe Book

When the biggest file-sharing site on the internet first came into existence, it was entirely in Swedish and boasted just a few hundred torrent files. But the very first of those, the one that started it all, was uploaded almost exactly 10 years ago and, shockingly enough, wasn't porn. It was a recipe book. » 3/31/14 7:00pm 3/31/14 7:00pm

The Pirate Bay Celebrates 10 Years With a New Blockade-Busting Browser

File sharing site The Pirate Bay set sail ten years ago. While the site and its founders have had plenty of legal trouble along the way, like Keith Richards, they refuse to abandon ship. They're marking a decade of file plundering with a typically typo-laden decree and a new way to circumnavigate torrent blockades. » 8/10/13 11:30am 8/10/13 11:30am

BitTorrent's New Trick: Letting You Send Terabyte-Sized Email…

Not too long ago, BitTorrent launched a little project called Sync, which provides practically unlimited "cloud" storage. Now the professional sharers are rolling out yet another service called "SoShare" which promises to let you easily send huge files to friends and coworkers with little to no hassle. Up to a whole… » 2/15/13 1:05pm 2/15/13 1:05pm

Mega Is Going to Handle Password Resets Differently Than Everybody Else

Right now, Mega, the zombie file sharing service currently only useful for people with infinite patience and/or dial up Internet, doesn't offer any sort of password reset or recovery system. If you forget your Mega password, you're shit out of luck. That's because the password you use is the master key in decrypting… » 1/22/13 6:11pm 1/22/13 6:11pm

Mega's Clever Encryption Will Protect You, But Mostly Kim Dotcom

Almost exactly one year ago, MegaUpload unexpectedly went down in flames. Now, Kim Dotcom's new venture, plain old "Mega" is rising from the ashes, and we've taken you inside for a sneak peek. But things will be different this time. Why? Dotcom's prepped this baby against all manner of attack, and its encryption is… » 1/19/13 10:00am 1/19/13 10:00am

You'll Get 50GB of Free Storage at Kim Dotcom's New File Sharing…

Kim Dotcom seems decided to give the megafinger to the Feds and continue with his meganew file sharing megaproject after megaupload was megashutteddowned. He claims his new Mega will give 50GB of storage space to every user. For free. If true, it will crush Dropbox and Skydrive like Kim crushes plastic chairs. » 1/17/13 4:24pm 1/17/13 4:24pm

MegaUpload Slated To Rise From the Ashes on the Anniversary of Its Death

MegaUpload has been down for almost a year now, but mastermind Kim Dotcom has had no intentions of letting it stay that way. Previously, he's teased some details about a relaunch and the servers are bought and paid for. Now, we've got a date: January 19th, 2013, the one-year anniversary of the takedown. » 10/27/12 12:00pm 10/27/12 12:00pm