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OpenBitTorrent launches, aims at Pirate Bay refugees

OpenBitTorrent launches, aims at Pirate Bay refugees

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Since the Pirate Bay announced that it was selling out, many in the Bittorrent community have predicted the death of the filesharing community. Many others however, confidently predicted that the masses would just move to another tracker, as they did... >>

Bittorrent users vow to go underground

Bittorrent users vow to go underground

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Filesharing news site Torrentfreak has announced the results of a poll that suggests that 41% of P2P users would "take steps to hide their identity" if they received a warning letter from an ISP. 38% said they'd ignore the warning, but carry on with more... >>

BitBlinder promises free, anonymous Bittorrent

BitBlinder promises free, anonymous Bittorrent

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Until now, it was difficult to completely anonymise your browsing and filesharing habits. VPN services were available for a small fee each month, but most people rely on the sheer volume of filesharing traffic to keep themselves relatively anonymous in... >>

RawFlow launches Selfcast - easy DIY webcasting platform

RawFlow launches Selfcast - easy DIY webcasting platform

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RawFlow, a P2P live streaming company has launched a beta version of Selfcast - a P2P-based live broadcasting community. Anyone can broadcast live to the world for free using just a webcam, a PC and an internet connection. Budding directors, musicians,... >>

Free downloads hit with ads

Free downloads hit with ads

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Lawsuits against illegal downloader’s could be coming to an end, but not a pleasant end for the downloader. Changes are being made to MP3s in order to recoup financial losses from peer-to-peer networks. To legitimise songs being exchanged for free online... >>

Microsoft supports TV streams

Microsoft supports TV streams

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Microsoft's Sliverlight, launched yesterday, has already found a way to make TV streaming smoother with fewer glitches in the connection. Skinkers, a push video and news service has announced that it will be using the software giants "LiveStation" technology... >>

Faster file-sharing on the horizon

Faster file-sharing on the horizon

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We hailed broadband when it gave us faster download speeds. Now a trio of researchers have discovered a way to get files to your PC faster. Current file sharing techniques rely on the number of people online at the time to share the file. A new technology,... >>

BitTorrent's legitimate download site to launch today

BitTorrent's legitimate download site to launch today

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BitTorrent is scheduled to become legit today as it launches its new pay-per-movie download site. The BitTorrent Entertainment Network has not yet gone live, as there is a holding page up right now. It will offer films and TV shows from Fox, Warner Bros,... >>

TribalWeb lets you set up a private P2P network

TribalWeb lets you set up a private P2P network

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TribalWeb, the free software that lets users set up secure and private peer-to-peer file sharing networks, is now available in the UK. The freeware lets families and friends share photographs, films, or documents of any size on their own private network.... >>

BitTorrent user convicted spelling end to carefree file sharing

BitTorrent user convicted spelling end to carefree file sharing

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It might have become the norm to illegally download television shows and the latest blockbuster movies on the Internet the day they are released, but all that is about to change with the news that a Hong Kong man has been convicted for illegally distributing... >>