BitTorrent Launches ‘NSA-proof’ Serverless Messenger App

BitTorrent Inc., the company behind the popular file-sharing clients uTorrent and BitTorrent, announced a new project to the world today. Branded "BitTorrent Chat," the new application allows people to chat safely and securely without having to rely on any central servers, making it nearly impossible for these conversions to be…

Breaking Bad Finale Clocks 500,000 Pirated Downloads

The season finale of Breaking Bad has resulted in a record number of pirated downloads for the popular TV-series. Just 12 hours after the first copy appeared online more than 500,000 people had already downloaded the show via various torrent sites. Most downloaders come from Australia, followed by the United…

Proxy.sh VPN Provider Sniffed Server Traffic to Catch Hacker

The question of whether or not a VPN provider is able to spy on the traffic of its customers appears to be have been answered this past weekend when one of the favorites in the file-sharing space quite amazingly shot itself in the foot. In a surprise announcement Proxy.sh, a…

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again, 'After Earth' tops the chart this week, followed by 'Bounty Killer' 'Curse of Chucky' completes the top three.

Can You Trust Your VPN Service Provider…?

The privacy of Internet users has become an extremely hot topic this year, largely thanks to the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden. As a result many people have turned to VPNs in the hope of making their online browsing habits harder to track. While this appears to be a logical…

Legal Movie Site Founder: Don’t Punish Pirates, Serve the Customer

The founder of a brand new movie search engine designed to send users to reasonably priced legal content online says that chasing down pirates is not the way to deal with unauthorized copying. The film producer behind Beodee, a service being financially supported by the Spanish government, says that serving…

Search and Stream Torrents From The Cloud, For Free

BitTorrent is a great technology to share media, but playing the files across different devices can be quite a hassle. New startup Streamza aims to change this by allowing people to stream torrents directly from the cloud. Whether it's music or video, Streamza downloads it all and lets users stream…