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Does your ISP throttle BitTorrent traffic? Find out

An app developed by the Max Planck Institute can be used for free to detect meddling in the use of BitTorrent, eMule, and Gnutella.

By January 24, 2014


Waving goodbye to Winamp, paying respects to Nullsoft

With media player Winamp headed to software heaven, Crave's Bonnie Burton, who once worked for the firm that made it, looks back on workplace tensions and fun -- and Mike the llama.

By November 22, 2013


Say goodbye to Winamp as AOL shuts down the media player

There will be no more llama whipping for media player Winamp when parent company AOL closes it in December.

By November 20, 2013


Congress: File sharing leaks sensitive data

Sensitive files like Secret Service safehouse locations, military rosters, and IRS tax returns can still be found on file-sharing networks, according to new report.

By July 29, 2009


Can peer-to-peer coexist with network security?

Following congressional complaints about sensitive data leaks, P2P software providers are modifying their apps to make them safer for use in enterprises.

By March 6, 2009


Q&A: Tiversa co-founder talks about P2P leak

Company CEO, Sam Hopkins, on how government blueprints and avionics for President Obama's helicopter wound up at an IP address in Tehran.

By March 1, 2009


How one ISP deals with copyright enforcement

Get a look at correspondence between the owner of a Louisiana ISP and representatives of copyright owners. The ISP owner gets several of notices like this a month.

By December 22, 2008


Is anybody using the LimeWire Store?

Today, Lime Wire announced a deal with The Orchard that will double the number of songs available through its online store. But if you're using LimeWire P2P software, are you going to buy music?

By August 27, 2008


AT&T: We don't throttle P2P traffic

In response to questions raised by BitTorrent-based client Vuze, phone company denies using forged reset packets to disrupt peer-to-peer file sharing traffic on its network.

By April 25, 2008


Vapourware: The tech that never was

Join us on our adventure through failed technology, stopping at alternatives to the World Wide Web, digital information that's stored on ordinary paper, early DRM and some gaming non-classics

By March 11, 2008