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These are the most pirated movies and TV shows of 2014

Game of Thrones is the 'most-pirated TV show of the year' for the third consecutive time. This according to estimates compiled by TorrentFreak, which says the HBO drama’s season finale was torrented 8.1 million times during 2014. The Walking Dead…

BitTorrent unveils its new P2P messaging platform Bleep

Less than an year after announcing plans to build a secure chat system, BitTorrent yesterday unveiled its new privacy and security focused messaging platform Bleep. Unlike other popular chat clients like Hangouts, AIM, or Skype, Bleep lets you exchange information…

IsoHunt to shut down, pay MPAA $110 million

Well-known BitTorrent search site IsoHunt will shut down its operations worldwide, following a decision from founder Gary Fung to give up his long-running legal battles with various movie studios. As a result of the battles, Fung will also have to…

BitTorrent announces decentralized, secure messaging service

Looking to bring its peer-to-peer protocol to the masses, BitTorrent has been experimenting with a number of services that go beyond the file sharing abilities it’s mostly known for. From their cloudless Drobpox competitor to file delivery service SoShare to…

The Pirate Bay says move to North Korea was a hoax

Apparently April Fools’ Day comes a month early if you run the world’s largest torrent website. Earlier this week a number of media outlets (TechSpot included) reported that The Pirate Bay had left their Swedish homeland and had been granted…