Police Raid BitTorrent Tracker¦and Arrest its Hosting Provider

This week an operation led by a powerful anti-piracy group closed down a 6-year-old BitTorrent tracker.

The site had already been targeted following the verdict in the original Pirate Bay trial, but had quickly announced their intentions to go 100% legal. This week, however, people said to be behind the site were arrested. Most surprisingly, one of them was the owner of the company supplying them bandwidth.


XtremeSpeeds BitTorrent Admin Busted

The administrator of a growing private BitTorrent tracker is reporting that he has been raided by the authorities.

The admin of XtremeSpeeds says that he was questioned on suspicion of being involved with leading P2P release group IMAGiNE. While the investigation is underway, XtremeSpeeds will remain offline.