Gary MarshallMandelson's proposed net disconnection for pirates is a rubbish idea. Here's why
AnalysisUnless an appeal is successful, the Swedish court's verdict in the music industry's battle with The Pirate Bay is terrible news for the defendants, who won't be seeing sunshine for a while. But it's going to make absolutely no difference to piracy.
New trials of P4P technology have been run by Comcast and for the first time ever the company has released the results. And they make for impressive reading.
With three million members and five times as many downloaders, Pirate Bay is a name well known to torrent seekers the world over. But while patrolling these choppy legal waters another illegal site has snuck up and stolen its colours.
Statistics by British internet service provider PlusNet shows that peer-to-peer traffic on the internet is dropping