storage
BitTorrent Sync Now Works With Network Storage

BitTorrent Sync is explicitly designed for people who need to move huge amounts of data back and forth between different devices. Now the service is getting support for the network attached storage these types are likely to use. Read More >>

piracy
Happy Birthday Top Secret Recipes, Pirate Bay's First Ten-Year-Old Torrent

If you're still able to access the Pirate Bay through your ISP or via the simplistic hack of Googling for a proxy, take the time to download yourself a copy of Top Secret Recipes today -- the oldest torrent on the site. Read More >>

piracy
RuPaul Trolls Pirates With Hilarious Fake Album Leak

If you're a musician who has worked hard on a new record, it must be pretty frustrating when it invariably leaks on BitTorrent. RuPaul just trolled would-be pirates with a fake leak of the album Born Naked. Read More >>

streaming
Bittorrent Traffic Drops 20 Per Cent in Six Months -- Is Hoarding Media on the Way Out?

The US has seen its Bittorrent traffic levels plummet by 20 per cent over the last six months, leaving the favourite distribution method of the film and music pirate absorbing just seven per cent of America's broadband capacity. Read More >>

piracy
BitTorrent's Taking Out Pro-Torrenting Billboards (and They're Awesome)

"Torrenting" is kind of a dirty word. It makes you think piracy, doesn't it? Well it shouldn't. Torrenting isn't illegal. It's not even morally ambiguous. It's just a way to send data, and it's awesome. Those are the points BitTorrent's trying to drive home with its rad new ad campaign. Read More >>

privacy
BitTorrent Thinks It Can Make Your Online Chat Secure

The fallout from the NSA spying scandal has left many people unsure about what they should and shouldn't share across the tubes. But now BitTorrent thinks it has the answer: an instant-message chat client that uses the torrenting principle of decentralised data transfer to keep your communications safe. Read More >>

piracy
Two Per Cent of Web Users do Three-Quarters of the Illegal Downloading

Stats from UK telecom regulator Ofcom reveal that the piracy problem is perhaps a bit less widespread than is often claimed, with just two per cent of the UK's internet users responsible for three-quarters of all illegal downloads. Read More >>

tv
Apple Fans Furious Over Breaking Bad Series Split Making Bittorrent Still the Favourite Viewing Platform

The final series of cult US show Breaking Bad was split into two parts for some reason, with the two-part approach causing angst among Apple users who thought they'd bought a season pass to watch the whole thing. Now they're being asked to pay again for the second bunch of episodes. Read More >>

piracy
BitTorrent Explains BitTorrent to Help Kill Piracy Associations

The developers of the BitTorrent protocol would like to distance themselves from the whole internet piracy debate, pointing out that you need clients, hosts, search engines and a whole lot more to actual steal media off the internet. So stop saying "BitTorrenting" when you actually mean "stealing" if you would. Read More >>

piracy
People Still Pirated Arrested Development Because People Pirate

Even though it's incredibly easy to watch the new revived season of Arrested Development—seriously, all you need is a Netflix account—a lot of people still pirated episodes of the revived show. In fact, public BitTorrent trackers put it at 175,000 pirated downloads to be exact. Read More >>

piracy
You Can Now Buy Stuff From Right Inside a Torrent

BitTorrent's always got something cooking, from a streaming video protocol that never overloads, to a neat little private cloud storage system. Now the company's invented a new kind of torrent that lets content creators pack their own little store right inside. Read More >>

netflix
Netflix: People Are Honest and We're Killing the Torrenting Habit

The Chief Content Officer of streaming giant Netflix claims the modern trend for easily streaming legal content is impacting on the more hardcore Bittorrent scene, with pirate traffic dropping in countries when Netflix switches on its servers. According to Netflix's Ted Sarandos, this is because "...people are mostly honest." Read More >>

piracy
Download BitTorrent Files from Your Browser with BitTorrent Surf Beta

Yo ho yo ho, a pirate's life for me. And for you! And for everyone! Because downloading BitTorrent files just got a lot easier. BitTorrent is finally pushing its torrenting browser plug-in, BitTorrent Surf, to beta for you to try. That means you don't have to deal with pesky desktop clients, your browser (Chrome or Firefox) effectively becomes the only BitTorrent client you need. Read More >>

tv
BitTorrent's Live Streaming Service is Officially Actually Here

BitTorrent's already used to download shows just an hour or two after TV debut, but when we're talking about finding who's made the cut on X Factor, an hour without Simon Cowell's soothing voice is an hour too long. So, from the people who've brought you just about every TV show ever, comes the modestly'named "future of TV" -- BitTorrent Live. Read More >>

piracy
Last Night's Game Of Thrones Premier Was the Hottest Torrent Ever

Game of Thrones season three premiered last night, and that's kind of a big deal. If you're a fan, you'll need no convincing. But if you need proof of its potency, here you go: according to numbers collected by TorrentFreak, the Game of Thrones season three premier now holds the record for the biggest BitTorrent swarm ever. Read More >>

piracy
The Pirate Bay Is Now the World's Number 1 File Sharing Site

While The Pirate Pay is certainly notorious, it's always oddly lingered in the mid-table when it comes to real-world file sharing. No longer, though: according to fresh analysis by Torrent Freak, the site has now sailed into the top spot as the world's most-used file sharing site. Read More >>

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