News tagged ‘bittorrent’

Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012

The Pirate Bay Clears Out Its Torrent Files

The Pirate Bay Clears Out Its Torrent Files

The Pirate Bay, home to the world's largest stash of torrents, has officially removed all torrent links on their website and replaced them with magnet links. But that doesn't mean that it's the end of torrents.

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012

The Pirate Bay Under Siege

The Pirate Bay Under Siege

The Pirate Bay is under siege. A court ruling in the UK has judged that the website is guilty of committing copyright infringement, which has sent copyright holders on the offensive as they try to shut the site down.

Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012

Say Goodbye to BTJunkie

Say Goodbye to BTJunkie

One of the largest Bit Torrent search engines BTJunkie has decided to voluntarily shut down operations permanently, before it draws the wrath of the government and copyright holders. Smart move?

Thursday, 20 Jan 2011

BitTorrent Creator Demos New P2P Live Streaming Technology

BitTorrent Creator Demos New P2P Live Streaming Technology

P2P live streaming isn't a new technology, but BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has come up with a new implementation that's supposedly more efficient and has a lower latency.

Thursday, 1 Apr 2010

Major BitTorrent Site Likely to Close

Major BitTorrent Site Likely to Close

After a court order to remove infringing material from its site, IsoHunt is facing a real possibility of closing down.

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