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Another 5,829 Alleged BitTorrent Users Go Free

Torrent Freak - In previous weeks we’ve reported that the United States Copyright Group (USCG) dropped their cases against alleged downloaders of The Expendables and I Spit on Your Grave.

Today we can add another one, as the law firm behind USCG just dismissed their case against 5,829 alleged downloaders of Teen Anal Nightmare 2 (West Coast Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-5,829).

Texas lawyer Robert Cashman, who represented several Does in this case is happy with the outcome.

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Comcast throttling BitTorrent was no big deal, FCC says

Net neutrality rules unnecessary because ISPs will do the right thing, Pai says.

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The Pirate Bay offline for 24 hours due to technical problems (Update)

The Pirate Bay has been offline for 24 hours, causing concern among many BitTorrent users. The TPB team is aware of the situation and says the problems are being caused by technical issues, so the site is likely to rebounce soon.

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micx2962d ago

This must have been a huge scare in the torrenting community.

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Apple is Running BitTorrent Trackers in Cupertino

Apple is not known for being friendly towards BitTorrent software in its App Store but it appears the technology giant isn't averse to using the technology itself. In fact, according to data provided by "Internet of things" search engine Shodan, Apple is running BitTorrent trackers from dozens of IP addresses in Cupertino.

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