2013/05/13 0.8.9 is out. Lots of fixes (e.g. pyinotify) and enhancements (e.g. conf.d/*.conf support). see Changelog.
2012/12/06 0.8.8 is out. Few bug fixes and enhancements (e.g. unbanip).
2012/07/31 0.8.7.1 is out. Various fixes and enhancements: support of pyinotify, recidive jail etc.
2011/11/28 0.8.6 is out. Various fixes (racing condition etc) and enhancements.
2011/09/28 Development version control switched from SVN to GIT on github.com.
2009/09/07 More than 1 year after 0.8.3, here is 0.8.4 and... Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman, new member of Fail2ban development team. Read the announcement.
2008/07/18 Here is a new release of fail2ban. 0.8.3 should fix the famous "Unknown error 514" and the wrong PID in fail2ban.pid. There are a few more fixes and improvements. I have not yet applied all the patches I received. This will be done in a next release.
2008/07/17 I will release 0.8.3 soon but Sourceforge.net seems to be migrating their services. I have some issues with their subversion repositories at the moment.