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.
Well, it finally happened. After months of crappy cam videos, the Blu-ray version of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is available on torrent sites all over the internet. Let me be very honest with you, though: you probably shouldn’t download it.
Despite a stormy ride, The Pirate Bay is still alive and well. And now it has a wonderful new feature: You can stream its torrents right there in your browser.
On December 20, 2003, a torrent file was created for an ASCII version of The Matrix. In January 2016, after countless other albums, movies and TV shows have come and gone, it’s still active.
JJ Abrams' Star Trek wasn't just a hit at the box office, it's also a chart topper when it comes to illegal downloads. No wonder Paramount wants the FCC to get tougher on torrent sites and the universe surrounding them.