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BitTorrent Turns Web Browsers Into a File-Sharing Hub

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Downloading torrents in a web-browser is nothing new. Opera integrated BitTorrent support half a decade ago, and for other browsers there are plugins and web-based tools available. However, BitTorrent Inc. believes that much more can be done from the browser environment. A few hours ago the San Francisco-based company released...
BitTorrent Turns Web Browsers Into a File-Sharing Hub

BitTorrent updates uTorrent beta for Android with Wi-Fi only option

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BitTorrent has released a small but important update to its µTorrent client for Android: Wi-Fi support. You can download the new version now from the official Google Play store. Version 1.13′s changelog lists just two changes: “WiFi-only option – provides ability to opt to download while on WiFi networks only”...
BitTorrent updates uTorrent beta for Android with Wi-Fi only option

BitTorrent brings torrent discovery, downloading directly to the browser with Surf Chrome extension

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BitTorrent on Thursday announced Surf, a Chrome extension that lets you discover and download torrents directly in Google’s browser. The company says it also plans to release an add-on for Firefox soon, as well as for other browsers, but for now Chrome users can get an alpha version of the...
BitTorrent brings torrent discovery, downloading directly to the browser with Surf Chrome extension

BitTorrent Surf Turns a Chrome Browser Into a BitTorrent Client

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From its humble beginnings more than 11 years ago, BitTorrent has turned into one of the main generators of Internet traffic. Shifting hundreds of petabytes of data across cyberspace every day, torrents have become a daily activity for millions of people. The protocol’s most popular client, uTorrent, currently facilitates the...
BitTorrent Surf Turns a Chrome Browser Into a BitTorrent Client

Network Analysis Reveals Apparent (And Legally Questionable) Attack On Torrent Networks

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Last week, we talked about a Microsoft-funded operation calling itself "Pirate Pay" and claiming to shut down torrents of pirated films by poisoning the P2P network with false data. At the time, former BitTorrent VP John Pettitt had commented that their system sounds ineffective and potentially illegal. Now, an anonymous...
Network Analysis Reveals Apparent (And Legally Questionable) Attack On Torrent Networks

Network Analysis Reveals Apparent (And Legally Questionable) Attack On Torrent Networks

www.techdirt.com
Last week, we talked about a Microsoft-funded operation calling itself "Pirate Pay" and claiming to shut down torrents of pirated films by poisoning the P2P network with false data. At the time, former BitTorrent VP John Pettitt had commented that their system sounds ineffective and potentially illegal. Now, an anonymous...
Network Analysis Reveals Apparent (And Legally Questionable) Attack On Torrent Networks

BitTorrent quietly releases uTorrent beta for Android, has no plans for iOS

thenextweb.com
BitTorrent has quietly released a µTorrent client for Android, currently in beta. You can download it yourself from the official Google Play store (Android 2.1+ is required). I say “quietly” because of this part: We are very excited to add uTorrent for Android to our mobile product arsenal that is...
BitTorrent quietly releases uTorrent beta for Android, has no plans for iOS

First Kiwi File-Sharer Guilty, But Lack of Evidence Kills Large Fines

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The so-called ‘Skynet’ anti-piracy law in New Zealand has been operational for some time, but it took until yesterday for the legislation to claim its first victim. The case involves a female customer of local ISP Telecom and perhaps dates back well over a year. Background The unnamed individual was...
First Kiwi File-Sharer Guilty, But Lack of Evidence Kills Large Fines

Introducing BitTorrent Torque

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Over a decade ago we introduced BitTorrent technology and BitTorrent clients, and the Internet was profoundly changed.  This week we are aiming to revolutionize the web once again by integrating the power of BitTorrent with the most familiar experience on a computer: the browser. Today, we are proud to announce...
Introducing BitTorrent Torque

World’s Unluckiest BitTorrent Pirate Fined But Avoids Jail

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In the majority of cases, rightsholders avoid pursuing BitTorrent users in Sweden since it’s technically problematic to prove more than an individual case of unauthorized sharing, such as that of a single movie, TV show, or music album. Small infringements like this aren’t generally considered worthy of criminal prosecution. This...
World’s Unluckiest BitTorrent Pirate Fined But Avoids Jail

BitFetch Debuts BitCoin-Powered Anonymous BitTorrent Downloads

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There are all kinds of entities looking to clamp down on people using BitTorrent these days. In addition to entertainment companies and copyright trolls, some ISPs promising “unlimited” packages still feel the need to throttle, interrupt or otherwise hinder the world’s favorite file-sharing protocol. As a result, more and more...
BitFetch Debuts BitCoin-Powered Anonymous BitTorrent Downloads

Torrent-Enable any RSS Feed With a Couple of Clicks

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RSS, which stands for Rich Site Summary or Really Simple Syndication, is a wonderful tool that allows publishers to automatically syndicate their content. Here on TorrentFreak we publish all our daily articles, both from our mainpage and Bits section, on a pair of RSS feeds which can be read using...
Torrent-Enable any RSS Feed With a Couple of Clicks

Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

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The file-sharing world is a multi-headed beast but not just in the traditional ‘hydra’ sense. The most visible elements are the public torrent sites like The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents and any of the others from the current Top 10. Generally (censorship efforts aside) these sites can be accessed by just...
Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?
BitTorrent introduces Torque, a JavaScript interface for in-browser downloads

Annoy Apple With a Torrent Client For Your Jailbroken iPhone or iPad

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Unlike 150 million or more Internet users, Apple is not a fan of BitTorrent. Every time someone submits a perfectly legal piece of torrent-related software to their App Store, the company issues a blanket ban. In September last year there appeared to be a light at the end of the...
Annoy Apple With a Torrent Client For Your Jailbroken iPhone or iPad
BitTorrent releases Surf, an in-browser torrent client for Chrome
Download Torrents Straight to Your Phone With µTorrent Android App
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