Piracy articles

Popular music torrent site What.cd gets shut down

The most popular invite-only music torrent site, What.cd, has been shut down following a series of raids on its servers in France. The operators of the site confirmed through Twitter that they are "not likely to return any time soon"…

The people who upload torrents

On a popular torrent site, Fallout 4 has been downloaded nearly 140,000 times. Nearly 200 people are downloading right now, as I write this. AAA or indie, Fallout 4 or Super Meat Boy, it doesn’t matter. Piracy is inevitable. But a torrent doesn’t appear out of thin air.

Most popular stories of 2015: Microsoft

Microsoft had a 'make it or break it' year in 2015 with the release of Windows 10. A few months later and we think it's safe to say they have made it. It's a freshly minted Microsoft with Satya Nadella…