We wrote on Friday about Thom Yorke's decision to put his new album out through BitTorrent – the most high-profile artist partnership for that company so far, and the first to use its "pay-gate" feature...
September 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
July 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
The latest country to introduce legislation that could see popular filesharing sites blocked by ISPs is Singapore. Its amended copyright law will enable rightsholders in various industries to apply for...
June 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
A survey of children and young adults in the UK has turned up some new – if not that surprising – views on filesharing and online piracy. YouGov talked to 1,907 16-24 year-olds and 614 8-15 year-olds...
June 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
Vuze may be one of the most popular torrenting clients in the world, but its developers are stressing that they don’t want to support piracy. “Unfortunately, while there are good and law abiding...
March 24th, 2014 by Music Ally
Ain't No Love taking tips from fans via FrostWire filesharing client
February 21st, 2014 by Music Ally
Interesting scenes on Twitter, which appears to have implemented a block on users clicking on links to filesharing service KickassTorrents.
February 17th, 2014 by Music Ally
Online storage site Putlocker has made frequent appearances in lists of 'notorious' piracy sites in recent years, thanks to its ability to store
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
Last year saw growing awareness and action around "ad-sponsored piracy" – the appearance of ads from big brands on filesharing websites, and pressure from music rightsholders on those brands and their...
January 21st, 2014 by Music Ally
The question of whether filesharing is a good thing for musicians and the music industry provokes a range of reactions from rightsholders, although we’d say more eye-rolling than real anger.